Water retention is known among medical professionals as edema. It can strike you in many parts of your body, but most women notice it in their feet and legs and their stomach. You may be retaining water when you complain that you're bloated. No matter what the cause, it can be uncomfortable and unpleasant. Fortunately, there are several home remedies that can help alleviate the symptoms and make you feel better. If you continue retaining water, it might be a good idea to see your doctor to rule out a possible health problem.
Research shows that dandelions have a diuretic effect. It also contains potassium, which helps balance your sodium levels, something that can reduce bloating.
1 teaspoon dried dandelion
1 cup hot water
Soak the dandelion in the water for 10 minutes. Strain, then drink.