Cranberry Juice Mocktail For Urinary Tract Infections

Research studies show that cranberry juice and concentrated cranberry tablets reduce UTI recurrences.


The tannins that create the characteristic mouth-puckering effect of cranberries are also astringent in the urinary system. (Astringents tighten tissues and are thought to reduce surface irritation and inflammation. Cranberry is acidic, but it takes a lot of volume to acidify the urine enough to kill bacteria.)

What You Need

  • 1 cup (235 ml) unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) carbonated (sparkling) water
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 2 teaspoons (14 g) honey

Preparation And Use

1Mix together all the ingredients.

2Aim to drink both servings of this cocktail in one day

Recipe Variation: Substitute apple juice or sparkling cider for the carbonated water and omit the honey


2 Servings


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