Get Rid of Gallstones Naturally

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More than one million Americans will have to deal the pain of gallstones this year. Most will undergo surgery. If you have ever passed a gallstone or kidney stone, then you are well aware of the excruciating pain you must endure. However, all this pain and surgery can be avoided simply by using some of the natural methods listed below.

Gallstones are solid materials that are formed in the gall bladder, which is located under the liver. The major causes of gallstones are genetics, diet, decreased movement of the gall bladder, and obesity. Unfortunately, gallstones often form without any symptoms at all. But when the symptoms do appear, they are quite painful. There is often nausea and vomiting, pain in the upper portion of the abdomen and upper back, which can last for hours. If you have stones, ask your doctor if you can first try some home remedies to dissolve the stones before you opt for surgery.

Check out our list of the top 10 ways to dissolve gallstones naturally.


1. Beetroot with Carrot Juice

If you are already suffering from the pain of gallstones, first cut back on the amount of food you eat for next few days. Avoid fat as much as possible. Then, for the next 5 days, make a juice of equal portions of beetroot, carrots, and cucumbers. Mix well and drink at least 8 ounces twice a day. This should relive your discomfort. Afterwards, drink this mixture at least once a day to help prevent forming new stones.


2. Turmeric

This miracle spice has been found to be extremely effective in treating gallstones. It has anti-inflammatory as well as high antioxidant compounds. The effective ingredient in turmeric is called curcumin. Turmeric helps make bile more soluble. Take one half a teaspoon every day. It has all the power you need to dissolve more than 80 percent of all gallstones. Read more about benefits of turmeric.


3. Black Seed and Black Seed Oil

For this mixture you will need both black seed and black seed oil. Grind up 250 grams of black seed into a powder, or, if you can find it, buy ground up black seed. Take 250 grams of pure, organic honey and mix it with the powder. To this mixture add one teaspoon of black seed oil. Mix well and pour into one half cup of hot water. Drink this mixture every morning on an empty stomach for five days to remove or reduce your gallstone problem.


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4. Milk Thistle

Milk thistle has long been used as a cure for gallstones. The active ingredient, silymarin, is actually in the seeds of the plant. Silymarin is a known flavonoid that helps your gallbladder produce more bile, which helps break down the stones. Milk thistle also provides support for proper liver function.


5. Artichoke Compounds

There are compounds found in artichokes, called cyanarin, that help increase the bile salts in the gallbladder. When you increase salts in the bile it will dissolve, and therefore, eliminate your stones.

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