Making a tea out of watercress leaves is a quick way to help eliminate pus cells from the urine. To make this tea, take one handful of freshly chopped watercress leaves and boil them down until you are left with just two 2 teaspoons of leaves. Take these cooked leaves and place them into a pot, pour hot water over them, and let steep for at least 10 minutes. Drink the strained liquid up to twice a day and you will notice a considerable improvement in your urinary health.
10. Uva Ursi
Uva Ursi has long been a very popular herb used for its diuretic effects and astringent properties. People all over the world use this herb to help treat a number of urinary tract infections including cystitis, urethritis, and nephritis. The diuretic effects this herb contains are some of the best for helping urinary tract health and should be noted when treating pyuria.
The strong diuretic effects come from a component glycoside found in the herb that leaves an antiseptic effect on the mucus membranes of the urinary tract. Mostly absorbed by the kidneys it is changed very little. When the kidneys secrete Uva Ursi it helps to reduce inflammation, calms irritation, and works against infection. Also increasing the need to urinate helps to flush toxins quickly out of the body.
Uva Ursi is sold as a supplement, but the leaves can also be used to make a tea. Only one teaspoon of Uva Ursi leaves is needed with one cup of hot water to make a tea that will help greatly in the health of your urine. After steeping the leaves in hot water for 10-15 minutes, the tea should be taken up to four times a day to eliminate pyuria.