Gallbladder diseases can be as aggravating and painful as liver diseases. Gallblader stones are among the most popular, although one may also experience angiocolitis, biliary calculus or biliary dyskinesia.
Gallbladder stones symptoms may give violent pain, especially at night:
– Biliary colic
– Bilious dark green vomiting
– Cold sweats or fever
– Urine becomes dark, due to certain pigments and bile salts
– A general itching all over the body – pruritus
Gallbladder Stones Diet
In the acute phase of Gallbladder stone it is absolutely recommended to follow a fluid diet with vegetable soups, compotes, fruit juices, orange squash and water. Gradually, continue with milk mixed with tea, mashed vegetables, ripe fruit, boiled potatoes, biscuits and toast. During crises, it is mandatory to rest in bed, externally applying ice packs on the liver and gallbladder area. On the upper abdomen apply hot wax.
Gallbladder Stones: Natural Treatment
Gallbladder stones can be treated naturally, by using plant species that have the property of reducing the rate of formation and deposition of biliary calculus. There are many natural remedies that help dissolve and eliminate gallbladder stones. In the acute phase, the patient should begin with antispasmodic herbs that will sooth the pain. And when the pain stops, this immediate treatment is recommended:
• Hot infusions of: yarrow, cornflowers, lavender, celandine, rattles, corn silk, dandelion, mint, nettle, speedwell, rosehip fruits, speedwell.
• Decoctions of roots: burdock, valerian, licorice, ash tree, parsley.
• Decoctions of herbs: horsetail, artichoke leaves and Physalis fruit.
• Decoction mixture of: bark of barberry mixture (50 g), corn silk (50 g), artichoke leaves (30 g), Herba Hypericum (30 g), celandine (10 g) of dandelion roots (30 g) and burdock (20 g). Add 10 g of this mixture in 250 ml of cold water and boil it for 5-10 minutes, then infuse it for other 15 minutes. Strain and drink 2-3 tea per day, 20-30 minutes before meals.
• Soak for 8 days in white wine: horseradish, pedicle, ivy, verbena, fennel seeds and lime bark. Drink 3-4 glasses a day.
• Rattles oil – 20 drops, 3 times a day, dissolved in water or tea
• Powder of roots of pimpernel – one bit, three times a day before meals
External Treatments for Gallbladder Stones
• Mixed decoction of: oat straw, horsetail grass and flowers, poured into the bathtub, where. The patient must sit in hot water at 37-380C, for 15-20 minutes. Repeat the baths daily, for a three weeks.
• Hands and feet baths with warm decoction of chicory, dandelion and red poppy. The baths last 8 minutes, in the morning and evening.
Note: This information does not replace medical advice. Do not use this information for self-diagnosis or self-treatment.