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Herbs & Herbal Remedies for Water Retention

About Water Retention

One of the common problems in our modern lifestyle is water retention that can become fatal if preventive measures are not taken. Water retention is the accumulation of fluid in the body due to excessive intake of salt, alcohol, leakage of blood vessels due to dilated veins and imbalance of hormones. Other problems that contribute in water retention are thyroid, heart failure, kidney, lung and liver diseases, diabetes, allergies, arthritis and anaemia. So, Ayurveda provides various herbal remedies that are beneficial for water retention and overall well being without having any side effects.

Symptoms of Water Retention

  • Weight gain
  • Inflammation in hands, feet and ankles,
  • Aches in the body
  • Stiff body parts

Herbs for Water Retention

Punarnava (Boerhavia Diffusa)


  • Botanical name : Boerhavia diffusa
  • Family name: Nyctaginaceae
  • Common name : Hog weed and Pig Weed

Benefits of Punarnava:-

  • Punarnava means "renewer" i.e. it not only removes water from the body but also rejuvenates the cells.
  • Purnava is a perennial creeper plant of India and Brazil of 2-3 m height. It has small, pink flowers, round fruits and seeds resembling cow's beans.
  • Blood (Rakta dhatu), reproductive fluids (Shukra dhatu), muscle (Mamsa dhatu), bone marrow and nerves (Majja dhatu), nutrient plasma (Rasa dhatu) and fat (Meda dhatu) are improved by Punarnava.
  • Punarnava has bitter, carminative, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Punarnava is a natural diuretic treats edema, water retention, heart, skin, kidney, liver disorders, ascites, without having any side effects. Each plant part has medicinal importance and is helpful in treating various diseases.
  • The leaves of this plant are beneficial for joint pains.
  • The seeds are helpful in lumbago and scabies as they act as blood purifiers.
  • Punarnava's root act as enhancer of longevity and treats several ailments such as kidney failure, asthma, swelling, biliousness and leucorrhoea.

Medicinal Importance:-

  • Punarnava balance the vital energies of body.
  • These are effective heart, kidney and liver tonic.
  • It is beneficial for treating edema (swollen parts), arthritis, spleen enlargement, gout and skin ailments.
  • They are rejuvenator and useful in curing urinary bladder infections.
  • Excessive body fluid is reduced with the help of Punarnava.
  • Useful in preventing pain, intestinal spasms, edema due to kapha and diabetes.
  • Aids in inflammation of joints because of Kapha imbalance.
  • Punarnava helps in breaking a clotting protein, fibrin.
  • Toxins accumulating in joints are removed by these herbal capsules.

Punarnava Capsules by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda offers effective herbal remedy such as Punarnava capsules to treat water retention in a natural way. Punarnava capsules of Planet Ayurveda have no side effects and are free from preservatives, synthetic drugs, coloring agents, masking agents, flavoring agents, microbes, raw powders, starch, heavy metals, chemical etc. These are purely herbal and 100% vegetarian products. These capsules are exported worldwide and are GMP certified US-FDA registered and ISO 9001-2008 certified.

Herbal Remedies for Water Retention by Planet Ayurveda

Effective combination of best quality herbal remedies for ayurvedic treatment of water retention, provided by Planet Ayurveda is Water-EX Care Pack. All these herbal remedies are natural diuretics and help to fight the condition of fluid accumulation or water retention. The preparation of these remedies is done by using the best quality herbs and strictly following the principles of Ayurveda. These remedies are absolutely pure, natural and 100% vegetarian. They are without any chemicals, additives and preservatives and are free from any side effects.


  1. Varunadi Vati - 2 tablets twice daily with plain water.
  2. Punarnava Capsules - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water.
  3. Rencure Formula - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water.
  4. Water-EX Tablets - 2 tablets twice daily with plain water.

Products Description


Varunadi vati is an amazing natural supplement of Planet Ayurveda for edema. It is an amazing blend of various herbs which are given below.


  1. Varun (Crateva nurvala)
  2. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
  3. Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris)
  4. Shuddha guggulu (Commiphora mukul)

Benefits – Varunadi vati contains the various herbs which are quite useful to treat edema (water retention). Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of these herbs help to provide relief in pain and swelling associated with edema.


Punarnava capsules are an effective herbal formulation by Planet Ayurveda to manage the problem of edema. These capsules are prepared from pure extracts of herb Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). This herb is commonly called as Spreading Hogweed. Diuretic action of this herb helps to expel out the extra fluid from body in edema. It balances the tridoshas, mainly kapha dosha which leads to severe edema.


Rencure formula is combination of various herbs which are quite useful to treat edema in a natural way without resulting in any side effects.


  1. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
  2. Varun (Crateva nurvala)
  3. Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris)
  4. Kaasni (Chicorium intybus)
  5. Palaash (Butea monosperma)

Benefits - Herbs mentioned above are used in this herbal formulation in a synergetic manner to treat edema. They increase the urine output and help to expel out the waste materials from body.


This herbal product is meant to maintain water balance in the body. For edema use of the water-ex tablets are very effective as they help to prevent fluid retention in the body. These tablets are prepared from the three herbs - Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Varun (Crataeva nurvala), Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). These herbs altogether are very useful to manage the symptoms of edema. They help to provide the relief in the symptoms of edema like swelling in legs, hands, arms, ankle, feet etc.

To buy Water-EX Care Pack, please visit store.planetayurveda.com/products/water-ex-care-pack


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