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Natural Home Remedies for Gallstones

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A gallstone is also called cholelithiasis. It is a crystal-like concretion made within the gallbladder due to deposit of bile constituents.

There are two types of gallstones:

   o Cholesterol stone

   o Pigment stone

  • Cholesterol stones are more common

   o They can vary in size from a small grain to the size of a big golf ball

Symptoms:

  • Pain in the upper abdomen
  • Pain may be short lived or for may stay for longer
  • Backache
  • Pain between the shoulder blades
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Indigestion

Causes:

  • Bile is a digestive fluid, which is stored in the gallbladder. Excess cholesterol in bile results in formation of stones. This may happen due to:

   o Consuming excessive junk food

   o Being overweight

   o Sudden loss of weight due to crash diet or starvation

 

Natural home remedy using apple juice and apple cider vinegar:

  1. Take 1 glass of apple juice
  2. Add 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  3. Mix well
  4. Drink once everyday

 

Natural home remedy using pear juice and honey:

  1. Take ½ glass of hot water
  2. Add ½ glass of pear juice
  3. Add 2 tbsp of honey
  4. Mix well
  5. Drink 3 times a day

Natural home remedy using beetroot, cucumber and carrot:

  1. Take raw beet juice
  2. Add an equal amount of cucumber juice
  3. Add an equal amount of carrot juice
  4. Mix them all
  5. Drink 2 times a day

Tips:

  • Consume citrus foods and apples liberally as these are rich in pectin,which is affective against gallstones
  • Avoid refined food like:

   o White flour

   o Artificial sweeteners

   o Poultry products

   o Red meat

   o Ice cream

   o Eggs

  • Include turmeric in the diet
  • Reduce intake of carbohydrates
  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water every day

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