5 Amazing Ayurveda Foods For Edema

5 Amazing Ayurveda Foods For Edema

Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid retention in the body's tissues. Although Edema can affect any part of your body or be localised (affecting only a part), you may notice it more in your hands, arms, feet, ankles and legs. Edema can result from medication, pregnancy or an underlying disease, often congestive heart failure, kidney disease or cirrhosis of the liver.

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You can manage the pain and boost your immunity by monitoring your daily diet. Adding more healthy foods to your diet would do half the treatment. 

The following are best foods for individuals suffering from Edema are as follows:


Edema is affected by leakage in the blood vein, and liquid gets released into nearby tissues causing the body part to be inflamed or swollen. Garlic is known for its antibiotic and antioxidant properties. Garlic is proven beneficial in reducing blood pressure, maintaining blood sugar levels, and excessive blood clotting.


Ginger has an end number of benefits. Ginger is found to be helpful in disorders of the blood and prevents blood clotting by reducing blood pressure. Chewing a slice of fresh ginger can help to reduce inflammation by diluting sodium in the body.

Indian Spices – Black pepper and Turmeric

When combined with turmeric and ginger, black pepper had anti-inflammatory effects on the same level as prescription medication for patients with knee osteoarthritis and edema.

Asparagus (Shatavari)

Asparagus can help eliminate the body of excess sodium (salt) and water (accumulated fluid), making it mainly suitable for people suffering from edema and high blood pressure. It also aids in flushing out toxins from the kidneys and prevents kidney stones.

Dry fruits – (Walnuts and Almonds)

Eating a mixture of nuts is known to help with Edema. Nuts are rich in Magnesium and low in Sodium. This can prevent water retention in the body. However, you need to avoid taking salted or seasoned nuts, as they are loaded with Sodium.


Edema can be challenging to live with, especially if your symptoms are severe. Fortunately, you can get help from the side effects of edema with an edema treatment diet, way of life changes, and pressure articles of clothing. You can make a living with edema more straightforward through exercise and eating a sound eating routine.


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Author of the Blog: DR.TUSHAR YADAV

Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram

Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd