EDEMA

Sometimes called dropsy, it is the local or more general accumulation (bloating) of skin fluid. Persistence may indicate bladder, heart, kidney or liver problems.

Diet:
Raw foods, high-fiber, plenty of onions, apples, beets, grapes, broiled fish and chicken, or turkey. Avoid salt, coffee, animal proteins, dairy products, fried foods, sugar, white flour.

Nutrients:
Protein supplement, vitamins B complex, calcium, magnesium.

Herbs:
Alfalfa, dandelion, garlic.