is swelling of the gallbladder, a pear-shaped organ under the liver that secretes bile, a fluid that helps with digestion. Gallbladder disease often occurs with gallstones. You can have gallstones and never have any symptoms, although if the stones are large, they can be painful and require treatment.Nutrition
Decrease total fat intake, especially saturated fats (meat and dairy products). Eliminate food allergens. Eggs, in particular, may irritate the gallbladder. Eat more fiber
. Consider fiber supplements such as flax meal
.Vitamins and Minerals
for cholesterol excretion.
stimulate gallbladder function
and Vitamin C
promote bile production.
)digests protiens and fats. Good for inflamation.Herbs
Herbs are generally a safe way to strengthen and tone the body’s systems. As with any therapy, it is important to work with your provider on getting your problem diagnosed before you start taking any treatment.
- Capsule/Liquid) (Silybum marianum)
- Dandelion Root (Taraxecum officinalis)
- Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
- Globe Artichoke (Cynara scolymus)
- Turmeric (Capsule/Liquid) (Curcuma longa)
Enteric-coated peppermint oil may help dissolve stones