amla fruit is sour and astringent in taste (rasa), with sweet, bitter and pungent as secondary tastes. Its qualities are light and dry, the post digestive effect is sweet and its energy is cooling.
Generally O Blood group and Pitta bodies are high heat in nature and have a tendency of getting UTI. Either of the two in one person will get frequent UTI. of course low WBC count does bring ur immunity down.
Cranberry juice can be a damage control but cant be consumed regularly in Indian Climate. Amla is produced in India and is locally available in abundance. Indian Gooseberry is rich in vitamin C which in turn inhibits the growth of bacteria of UTI
Take a cup of water. Add one teaspoon of Indian gooseberry (amla) powder or 2 teaspoon of fresh amla paste and one teaspoon of turmeric powder. Boil the solution until half the water evaporates.
Drink the residue three times a day for three to five days. You can also eat more fruits like lemons, oranges, bananas, guava, kiwi, melon, raspberries, tomatoes, and papaya that contain a good amount of vitamin C.
According to Ayurveda, amla balances all three doshas. While amla is unusual in that it contains five out of the six tastes recognized by Ayurveda, it is most important to recognize the effects of the “virya”, or potency, and “vipaka”, or post-digestive effect. Considered in this light, amla is particularly helpful in reducing pitta because of its cooling energy.
When the body heat goes down – you’ll find frequency of UTI has gone down