Nephrotic Syndrome

The human body's kidneys are a very important organ. Human kidneys also deteriorate with age. However, kidney-related disorders can show early signs of development. Nephrotic syndrome is one of these disorders that can affect both adults and young children. A kidney condition known as nephrotic syndrome causes excessive protein loss from the body through the urine system.


This causes a number of symptoms, including low blood albumin levels, high blood lipid levels, and considerable edema. Additional signs could also include gaining weight, feeling exhausted, and foaming urine.


Less than 5 out of every 100,000 children globally are affected by this illness, while 3 out of every 100,000 adults are affected annually.


This disorder may have a wide range of causes. Yes, such conditions as diabetes, lupus, minimum change disease, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, membranous neuropathy, and many more may be the cause. The autoimmune process that is taking place inside the body can also cause this illness to manifest independently. It can also be brought on by certain illnesses like HIV, Hepatitis B, or C.

According to Ayurveda, the disease is the outcome of the body's Pitta dosha being more aggravated. If you truly want to control the illness with ayurveda and ayurvedic medications, it is crucial to understand the condition.

Therefore, with the right knowledge, the following home treatments can aid in kidney health as well as helping the body replace lost albumin.

Some useful home remedies for Nephrotic Syndrome

The following are the treatments to keep the body's albumin levels stable in this circumstance:


Sprouts are a good source of protein and are also rich in vitamins and fiber. In cases of nephrotic syndrome, green and black gram sprouts are extremely beneficial. 100 grams of these should be consumed twice or three times per day. Though usually twice is preferred, they can also be given according to demand, appetite, and digestive capacity.


Mushrooms are a well-known source of plant-based protein and aid in balancing the body's natural protein loss. Because every member of the mushroom family possesses this property, any variety of mushrooms may be employed. 50-80 gms of mushrooms mixed with cow's ghee might be given to the patient. This holds true for both adults and kids.


A turmeric infusion might also be really effective in this situation. Put a half teaspoon of turmeric in 80 to 100 ml of water and bring to a boil. Give the recipient the mixture after reducing it in half. You can administer this infusion twice daily, but each time it should be made from scratch. Nephrotic syndrome and other autoimmune diseases respond admirably to turmeric.

  1. SEEDS

This includes creating a powdered combination out of four different types of seeds. Take 100 g of each of the following:

  • Watermelon seeds,
  • Cucumber seeds,
  • Pumpkin seeds, and
  • Melon seeds.

They should be ground into a fine powder and kept in a glass jar. Keep in mind that the powder cannot absorb moisture. Any patient with nephrotic syndrome, whether a kid or an adult, can get this mixture. These four seeds are an excellent source of albumin and are therefore quite helpful in this circumstance.

How to take: Take one teaspoon twice for adults and half a teaspoon twice for children after meals.

  1. SATTU

In this situation, a sattu of jau (barley) will work fantastically. It contains high levels of magnesium, iron, manganese, and other micronutrients while being low in sodium. Thus, due to its cooling action, aids in excreting the excess water retention, provides the patient with a feeling of increased energy, and aids in pacifying the pitta dosha. It has an effect on digestion because it is a rich source of fiber and makes digestion better.


  • Pick lean protein sources. Protein from plants is beneficial for renal illness.
  • To assist manage your blood cholesterol levels, reduce the quantity of fat and cholesterol in your diet.
  • Consume a low-sodium diet to assist reduce edema, and for optimal results, switch to pink or saindhav lavan salt.
  • Lessen the amount of fluids you consume.
  • Steer clear of dairy items like milk.
  • Cow's ghee can be consumed frequently.
  • Avoiding pulses is advised.
  • It is best to stay away from citrus products and fruits.
  • If a patient has diabetes, bananas, white rice, and potatoes must be avoided. But any of these three can exist in non-diabetics.


  • The sleep wake cycle is to be maintained. In the case of children such changes are to be maintained by parents.
  • If there is another underlying ailment, it is important to manage the factors contributing to the primary condition's exacerbation.
  • Drugs that harm the kidneys should no longer be taken.
  • Lifestyle changes that are required must be made in order for the condition to eventually get well permanently. Both in the case of children and adults.


These lifestyle and dietary modifications must be made by the individual. Understanding the specific triggers for the disease is necessary, as is abstinence. We must also refrain from the factors that aggravate the underlying ailment because the nephrotic syndrome is common in many conditions.