7 all-natural remedies that can help you prevent UTIs

7 all-natural remedies that can help you prevent UTIs

7 all-natural remedies that can help you prevent UTIs

Because of the chronic nature of UTIs and the potential for antibiotic resistance, a natural approach to prevention and treatment is desirable. We have listed popular natural remedies used by naturopaths, nutritionists and complementary practitioners. Most of these products are available from our shop.

Before you consider taking any herbs or supplements, speak with your healthcare practitioner.


is a simple sugar, found naturally in many fruits such as apples, oranges, blueberries and cranberries. It protects your bladder by preventing bacteria such as E.coli from sticking to the bladder walls. If taken daily, D mannose has been shown helpful for preventing UTI’s and symptom relief. Shop here

Oregano Oil

is a powerful antibacterial that is effective against E. Coli and other pathogenic bacteria. We have sourced a high quality ‘oil of wild oregano’ which you can take daily as a general health tonic. Shop here

Uva Ursi (Bear Berry)

is used as a urinary tract antibacterial and urinary antiseptic. Uva Ursi can reduce bacteria in the urine and it can also reduce inflammation. One study found Uva Ursi more effective when combined with dandelion leaf extract. It is not considered a safe long-term solution. Shop here

Aloe Vera Extract

has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which remove bacteria from the body. It has been hypothesised that the ability of aloe vera to increase the body's production of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) molecules can repair and heal the bladder lining. 

Dandelion root extract

has numerous health benefits, most commonly used to help with liver problems and to also help with the normal functioning of the kidneys. Dandelion is also taken by mouth to increase urine production and as a laxative to increase bowel movements. Some people take Dandelion as part of their health regime along with other supplements to prevent or treat UTI. Shop here

Marshmellow root

is a unique herb that has been used for centuries because of its abundance of natural healing properties. It works as a mucilage, producing a thick sticky substance that coats membranes and contains anti-inflammatory properties. It can cool and soothe the body and is great for skin, hair, digestion and bladder health.

Curcumin (Turmeric)

For those of you unfamiliar with turmeric, it’s an antioxidant-rich staple that has anti-inflammatory benefits. The most active component of turmeric is curcumin which has strong anti-bacterial properties that helps to treat UTIs and boost the immune system. It has been suggested that curcumin reduces inflammation of the bladder lining during flares.


Watch this video testimonial from one Australian who shares how she cured her chronic UTI by treating herself over a period of time with a combination of D-Mannose and Uva Ursi.

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