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Herbal Remedies for Bedwetting

For children who are under the age of 6 are commonly and normally affected with bedwetting, which is also known as nocturnal enuresis. There are a lot of possible factors that can cause children to wet their beds during sleep, and some of these causative factors include stress, genetics, hormonal problems, infection in the urinary tract, problem in the spinal cord, and anatomical and/or physiological problems of the urinary system. There are bedwetting natural remedies that can be effective in treating bedwetting problems in children. One type of natural remedy that can be used for bedwetting is herbal remedy.

Herbs for Bedwetting

Herbal Remedies for Bedwetting

There are numerous different kinds of herbs for bedwetting and most of these herbs were used in treating bedwetting for centuries already. However, there have been no extensive researches and studies that can prove that all herbs or most herbs are very effective in treating bedwetting problems in children. There are even some doctors who find a specific herb to be successful in treating bedwetting problems, and there may be some doctors who do not approve the use of that certain herb in treating bedwetting problems. Herbs for bedwetting include but not limited to:

  •  California Poppy
  • Horsetail
  • Oats
  • Plantain
  • Nettle
  • California Poppy
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Corn Silk

St. John’s Wort

The St. John’s Wort is considered to be a powerful herb in treating nocturnal enuresis or bedwetting. Even centuries ago, St. John’s Wort has been used for the treatment of bedwetting and other problems that have something to do with an infection in the urinary tract. There were journals published that states the recommended dosage of St. John’s Wort that is prepared as a tincture is 20 dorps and used twice a day for bedwetting.

Precautions When Using Herbal Remedies for Bedwetting

Herbal remedies in general should be used with utmost precaution. There are some people who will not find certain herbs to be effective and there are some people who do. Before giving herbal remedies to your child who is suffering from bedwetting, you should first ask your child’s pediatrician if it is safe for your child to take that herb for his or her bedwetting problem. There will be instances that instead a certain herb is used to relieve a certain medical disorder, the medical disorder may be aggravated and there can be other disorders that can develop.