How to Treat Cystitis With Bicarbonate of Soda

Updated November 21, 2016

Cystitis is a condition that inflammation of the bladder. Cystitis is often compared to urinary tract infections because a bacterial infection can cause the bladder inflammation. A bad reaction to drugs or products, such as feminine hygiene spray, can also bring about cystitis. Antibiotics treat cystitis, but there are natural methods available to combat the condition.

Fill a drinking glass with water.

Add 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda to the water. Stir it in well.

Drink the entire glass of water before throwing it out.

Repeat this method five times a day until the cystitis goes away.


Do not use this method if you have hypertension or heart trouble.

Things You'll Need

  • Glass
  • Water
  • Bicarbonate of soda
  • Spoon
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Megan Richardson began her career as a freelance writer and editor in 2009. She has experience in public relations and event planning, and she worked as a writer's assistant to a published author for more than a year. Her work has also appeared in "The Daily Sentinel." Richardson holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication and journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University