Add New Post

Natural Gallstone Remedies

Last Modified on May 21, 2015

Next page >>

Apples   1  0   

Posted by Nicole (Sydney, Australia) on 01/31/2012

[YEA]  A few years ago I was diagnosed with Gall Stones and was having to sleep upright on the couch due to the reflux. My doctor said well all we can do is schedule you in for an operation to remove your Gall Bladder as if we just remove the stones they will eventually come back. I argued that I didn't want a part of my body removed for no real good reason but doctor knows best, right? There was a waiting list at the hospital so I suffered for about 4 weeks until my operation date and in the meantime a colleague at work noticed I wasn't in the best health and asked me what was wrong and I told her. The next day she came to me and said she had mentioned me to her Chilean Grandmother who passed on this old folk cure for me to try.

You need to eat a minimum of 8 big apples in a 24 hour period (green are the best as they are the most acidic but you can mix it up).

Starting at breakfast on day one, eat nothing but raw apples for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Day two repeat as per day one. On day two before you go to bed drink 2/3 cup of virgin olive oil, follow this with a 1/3 cup of lemon juice (to get the oil out of your mouth). Then go to sleep on your right side for the night. Freshly squeezed apple juice and herbal teas are ok for these 2 days but don't skimp on the apples, the more the better.

The acid in the apples will break down the gallstones naturally and the olive oil will help with the elimination of the broken down stones. This is amazing and worked for me so well that my awful symptoms immediately passed and I could lie down in my bed again to sleep that 2nd night.

I went to my pre-op appointment and when the nurse asked how I am I said I'm fine now, the stones are gone. She didn't believe me until another ultrasound showed I was all clear! She then asked me how I did it and said she would tell a relative of hers about it.

Unsurprisingly the doctor didn't believe a word of my story and just said there must have been a mistake in my original ultrasound to which I replied "I've not mistaken the pain I've been in the past few weeks, it was real and now it's completely gone". I still have both ultrasounds and my whole body is intact. I do the apple diet every year as a preventative although my diet has also changed for the better so therefore I don't expect to have Gall Stones ever again.

Replied by Nicole
Phoenix, Arizona
Thank you for your experience... As I sit at my computer I am deathly afraid to eat something for my breakfast... Had a catscan yesterday which showed gallstones and I was in the hosp for stomach pain... Have had frequent and painful attacks... I have some ACV in my fridge from a health food store and have taken it in the past, but not recently. I'm gonna try some this morning and this weekend prob try the apple flush you spoke of.
Replied by Nicky
Phx, Az
Hey girl how did it work?? I live in AZ too and the docs here are a joke they wont help me and I need help!! I am hurting so bad with the gall stone pain. After looking high an low for help out here I came upon this page. I had apple juice, I need the one with the pulp though I think, no apple cider vin though but going to get some fast! I had a few lemons cut up one put in some EVOO. Took Mag caps lecithin caps and took these pills I got a while back but never really took, the problem wasnt as bad but picked it up anyway glad I did too its called ____. I just hope it works you have to take 5 at a time has everything in it. I am so desprate willing to take everything!!! Did it work for you? I'm at the owwwwww its hurts so bad I think I'm gonna die stage! I need help bad! As soon as its day light I going to get all the green apples I can get my hands on anythings better then getting cut open! One of my dumb doctors even said to me when telling me to get my gall blader out and me saying no way... He says "what do you need your gall blader for anyway?" :O Can we say AHHHHHHHHHH!!! I wanted to tell him what do you need um your organ for but... Kept my mouth shut an just stewed! :l Please let me know how your doing so far my pains still with me. :(
Replied by G.toh
How big are your stones?

Banana Stems   0  0   

Posted by Suji (Kerala, India) on 10/27/2013

Banana Stem (available in Indian stores) is a great remedy for gallstones. Can be eaten raw or cooked. If eating raw, slice it thin and eat it. Remove the fibery stuff that comes when you slice.

Chanca Piedra   2  1   

Posted by Ricoh (Manila, Philippines) on 05/20/2015

[SIDE EFFECTS]  Good day everybody. I want to ask are there any herbs beside chanca piedra which has the ability to dissolve large gallstone?? I am very fortunate that there are many CP plant here in my place but the problem is, I have a low blood pressure & that is the reason why I cannot take CP decoction any further because CP is known to lower blood pressure. after 4 days of taking chanca piedra decoction, I can really feel that the stones are moving inside my liver but the problem is, I'm starting to feel nausea, difficulty in breathing, feeling loss of balance when I'm standing for a few minutes etc etc all which is a sign of extreme low blood pressure so I decided to stop taking CP tea. but my other problem now is, I'm not feeling good in my right chest area as if there's a blockage that needs to be released. maybe that stones that is being moved by CP is causing the blockage and maybe if I could only take CP, it will push the stones maybe outside the liver but I just can't take CP anymore because my blood pressure is 90/60. so please help me and give me advice on what to do next. is it true that holy basil has also the ability to dissolve gallstone because I've read somewhere in this website that it is also effective in dissolving gallstone and I have a holy basil in my garden.

Replied by Mama To Many
Dear Ricoh,

I have seen Holy Basil mentioned in treating kidney stones. And some herbs will treat both. It seems worth a try since you have it in your garden!

Herbalist Philip Fritchie lists Butcher's Broom and Cascara Sagrada as being lithotriptic (stone dissolving) specifically for gallstones.

Cascara Sagrada can have quite the laxative effect, though. When I have taken it, I have taken it with ginger and and fennel. But still, start small with this herb.

Butcher's Broom I have taken alone for varicose veins and it never gave me any trouble.

~Mama to Many~

Posted by Carole (Bury Village, West Sussex, England) on 02/17/2013

[NAY]  An update on my situation. I have just had another scan which shows that the only change in my gallstone is that it has got bigger! It is now measuring 3.1cms. For the past three months I have been on an intensive protocol to help dissolve? break up the stone? However.... There has been no indication that the herbs have done anything! I have been using Gold Coin Grass as a tea and also a tincture. I have also been using Chanca Piedra as a tincture and also a tea and have just started a herbal supplement. Other things to help the situation.... Drinking lots of chamomile tea/lemon juice (helps to dissolve gallstones); dandelion coffee/beetroot (helps improve bile flow). Tamarind for gallbladder support.

Has anybody actually had any success with dissolving large gallstones using herbs? And how much of anything does one need to take for it to be effective. The Chanca Piedra (for instance) suggests just one 500mg capsule per day.

I did do one gb/liver flush a few weeks' ago and it was fine and the discomfort was better for a little while. However, I keep being advised not to attempt any flushes with such a large stone. Surgery would seem to be my only option.... which is sad when I have put so much effort into trying to keep the gb.

I'd appreciate any help.

Replied by Louwrence
Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
Hi Carole, I know that the liver flush removes g/stones, because I have done it numeruos times & it is quick & no fuss, just 2 days, Hulda Clarks method is simple & it works.
Replied by Tina
Houston, Usa
Hello Carole from Bury Village, West Sussex, England:

Please google 'juvaflex'. It is a essential oil blend that has SAVED my gallbladder. The same company makes another blend called 'GLF' which is brilliant too. Both these blends can be applied to liver gall bladder area topically 3-4 times per day, AND can be taken internally in an empty gelcap, or mixed in a tablespoon of honey. These oils are therapeutic grade meaning that can be injected intraveneously into your veins (and more than 50 hospitals in the US use them). No other oils can make this type of claim.... You will notice tremendous difference in a few weeks. I experienced that, and was amazed that I was able to save my GB, and share this with any GB or liver issues folks may have.

Feel free to ask any questions!

Good luck, T

Replied by Carole
Bury Village, West Sussex,, England
Hi Tina, You posted this information for me before and I have had difficulty finding the products here in England. I have but am now having some problems trying to actually buy the products! I will try again as you have given it such high praise. I guess I'll continue to try anything.... However perhaps there is just something about calcified large gallstones that don't go away!

Thank you for replying. I'll see how I get on trying to get the products.

Also, I am seeing a new herbalist/acupuncturist tomorrow who uses both western/eastern herbs.

Thank you. Carole

Replied by Timh
Louisville, Ky, Usa
Carole: Is your GS a Calcium, Cholesterol, or mixed??? I have done several gb flushes over the yrs with many small and medium sized, but it was only about a yr ago I did a flush and passed a few small stones and one as large or larger than your 3cm. I was somewhat shocked at the size and that I had successfully passed it. It appeared to be mostly cholesterol but could have had some calcium, although I didn't closely examine. I don't do the passive method of simply laying down on the left side. I take a roll of toilet tissue (a few minutes fallowing the oil/lemon drink) place it directly over the gb, pull my thigh over the tissue, and squeeze quite hard (with help from hands n arms); wait a few minutes and repeat a few times. This active method literally "forces" the stone to pass.

Try this method in the early morning, and if in a rare occasion the stone gets stuck in the bile duct, you can make a quick dash to the emergency medical clinic for removal.

Replied by Carole
Bury Village, West Sussex,, England
Blimey Timh - you're brave! However, this is just the sort of support I need! People who have actually passed large stones. I am told mine is calcified. I am sure if it was cholesterol - then with the protocol I have been on - it would have changed.

I have been using beetroot; dandelion coffee; lecithin granules; tamarind; milk thistle; lemon juice; peppermint oil; chanca piedra; gold coin grass; chamomile..... All can dissolve calcified gallstones!

I just wonder if I need to be on higher doses? My CP capsules says one 50mg a day. However, an earlier post from Bill suggests 100mg x 3 times a day! A big difference. I'll have a talk through options with the herbalist/acupuncturist tomorrow. However, it is this lady who is cautioning me against flushing with such a large stone!

I won't give up yet. Thanks for your input.


Replied by Carole
Bury Village, West Sussex,, England
Hi.. Me again... Re the gallstone! I have been trying the CP - in tincture form and then tried the capsules and after reading posts here increased to 1,000mg x 3 times a day. After just one week I have begun to experience headaches and also a burning-type soreness in my tummy. So I am taking a few days off to see if it is the CP. Any thoughts anybody? How long are we talking.... Years? If dissolving really does work..... And what would be the optimum dosage for the herb to work?

And, once again, I ask..... Has anybody really ever been able to dissolve/flush away a large 3cm gallstone. And how can a stone really pass along a duct that is only 3-4mms even after taking Epsom Salts during a flush?

Many thanks.... I appreciate your thoughts and support.

Replied by Stevenson
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Carole, yes. But not by flushing, but by disolving it with fresh bile. I'm not convinced with flushing for the same reason you are. Please read this one page method that I used. It will be all clear after that how fresh bile is the actual method to disolve and stop stones from ever forming again.

Replied by Anon
Hi Carole, this is what I recommend for you:

1. Follow Stevenson's bean protocol
2. Still take the chanca piedra tincture or whichever one you are comfortable taking
3. Do the budwig protocol at the same time, the flaxseed oil/ cottage cheese musli if nothing else. You will find this on this site or others- there are reports of it curing gallbladder cancer so it should help your condition quicker.

Report back to help others, thanks

Replied by Jane
Reply to Steve or Stephen, thank you for posting the site Karen Hurd, this could be so helpful to me, I was looking so hard to find a food or herb that really does dissolve the gallstones, probably the cholesterol ones, as calcified, may be different, but this is news to me, so I will be getting those beans into my diet:) so useful thanks for posting.
Replied by Kong
Raleigh, Nc, Usa
Carole, are you still there? Any update? I have a one inch (2.5 cm or so) stone; I assume it's calcified. Also afraid to attempt any flushing, just softening.
Replied by Kong
Raleigh, Nc, Usa
Thanks for that link as well. Definitely fiber to help remove the "gunk" makes so much sense and seems to be helping me as well. Best of health to everyone.
Replied by Bee
New York
Hi Kong;

I believe I have gallstones and maybe kidney stones.. I didn't want to do a whole flush yet so for a few days I drank apple juice with apple cidar vinegar in it.. Then I drank some lemons and water and also the Chanca Piedra Tea (stone breaker tea) well after about a week or two the stones were expelling.. There were big ones and little ones .. So far a lot but I believe there are more .. I really think the stone breaker tea really breaks them up so they can exit. (thank you Earthclinic).... as long as they can get soft and get broken up I am assuming they can expel..

This is what I did but not everyone is the same so use your own judgement. I just know I do have less pain ..

Posted by D. Jones (Seaford De, De) on 05/29/2012

[YEA]  Just wanted to say that I have been using Chanca Piedra for 2 years and it should be the first option in my opinion. I have used high doses of vit C as well as Chanca Piedra, lethicin, and magnesium for gallstones. I tried many things but Chanca and vit C would be my first move as well as lethicin and magnesium. Also I started to lessen the chanca after some time and added biotin and fenugreek which is good for diabetes as well. Of course a healthy diet and lower fat intake is a must. Having gone through the attacks and what I call the heats, I wouldn't be without the Chanca and C. It took me 6 months to find out about these supplements and I hate to see someone else suffer needlessly. I used the 400 mg of Chanca 3x's a day till relief then cut back to once a day, maybe 2 if I had any fatty meal or snacks, I love walnuts. And I started out at 1000 mg of C 3x's a day, probably could take more. Somebody advised me on the C and I believe that to be a huge help too. Taurine is something to look into as well. Hope this helps someone as well, the cleansing did not help me so this was a blessing when I got this info.

Replied by Becky
Kentucky, US
Does anyone know if it is possible to use any of these gallbladder remedies if there is any scarring showing on the gallbladder ultrasound?
Replied by Colleen
Troupsburg, Ny
My 21 year old daughter has gallstones. We would like to try chanca piedra capsules, but she is nursing a 2 month old infant. Can this be done safely? Qhat effects will it have on her son via breast milk?

Posted by L.m. (Redding, California) on 04/06/2011

Several years ago I had an ultrsound done and they found that I have four large gallstones about 2cm in size. Of course my doctor wanted me to have my gallbladder taken out but I would not consent. Over the years I have done numerous liver/gallbladder flushes but these gallstones are to big to flush. I would like to dissolve them and I want to find out what the best formula for doing this is. I am not only interested in the formula/substance but also want to know the science behind how it works.

A friend of mine who is into natural remidies recomended a South American herb called Chanca Piedra which he said translates as "break stone. " I can't find any dosage information or instructions on the most effective way to use it. I have made tea with it but am considering putting it into capsules. If you have information regarding this herb and the most effective way to take it I would be interested. I am also interested if you know of any other substance that would dissolve these monster stones I have.

Sincerely, L.M.

Replied by Celt33
Toronto, On, Canada
[YEA]   L. M. I have been using the Chanca Piedra from AOR for about 2 weeks now and about 90% of the symptoms are gone. I take one capsule 3 times a day on an empty stomach.
Replied by Ojo
If you go and search for online websites selling this herbs. They will have dosage and reviews
Replied by Ed2010
Oakville, Canada
Chanca Piedra, is Phylanthus Niruri. It is the stonebreaker.

The annual herb Phyllanthus niruri is best known by the common names Stonebreaker(Eng. ), Chanca Piedra(Sp. ) and Quebra Pedra(Port. ), Seed-Under-Leaf(Eng. ) but has many other common names in assorted languages, including dukong anak, dukong-dukong anak, amin buah, rami buah, turi hutan, bhuiaonla, Meniran (Indonesia), (Malayalam) and / Keela Nelli (Tamil). The herb is known as Nela Nelli in Kannada and "Nela Usiri" in Telugu. It is a widespread tropical plant commonly found in coastal areas. It is a relative of the spurges, belonging to the leafflower genus of Family Phyllanthaceae.

I should say about this herb. Phylanthus Niruri, used to grow in abundance around my house in India. I used to pluck and eat it just like that during my childhood.

This is the top most potent herb for liver than Milk Thistle or any other herb. It is used in Unani, Ayurvedha, Siddha herbal medical system for more than 5000 years. If possible, you can contact any Indian herbal practitioner for accurate dosage.

Himalaya company also sells P. Niruri capsules. You can follow their dosage.

You can start with 2 capsules per day. If you want to be very safe then eat 2 tsp of chywanprash which contains Phylanthus Niruri (chanca piedra) and many other herb for your whole body.

One more info, Phylanthus Niruri is extremely potent and Heat(in ayurvedic and Siddha theory)Producing herb, so don't over use it. EC, pls don't mention this as a side effect because there will be no side effect by using this herb other than it is heat producing.

*Heat is the body's fire - Pitta (fire/water)

Even I am going to start eating this herb occassionaly for general health.

Hope this helps someone.

Replied by Rei
Venice, Fl, Usa
Stevenson, I see that your post did get on the board yesterday, but it was posted quite a ways above, rather than below to keep the timeline easy to read. I guess it got placed in the wrong area??? Nonetheless, I did find it! Maybe they can change the placement of it perhaps for other readers to be able to follow...?

EC: Yes, we needed to separate the conversation into a new thread! Done and done.

Please note, most of this conversation has now been moved to a new Soluble Fiber for Gallstones content area.

Replied by Stevenson
Vancouver, Bc, Canada
EC and Rei, thanks for your help with this. I was getting a little discouraged thinking that things would be deleted that people should know about which had me a little spooked.

EC: Not to worry. We rarely delete posts unless they are product-plugging or inappropriate. On occasion, however, our server has been known to reject posts for unknown coding reasons. Bill from the Philippines can attest to that! A few of his never made it through.

Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Apple Juice   2  0   

Posted by Can (Edirne) on 02/06/2006

[YEA]  Mix cinnamon-cloves-ginger and apple juice in a glass this will help gallstones remove from the gallbladder.

Replied by Arthur
Birr,co,offaly, Ireland
To Whom it may concern,
I have just read your cure for gallstones and I would like if you would send me the amount's of each item that I would have to mix as a cure, my wife has been diagnosed with gallstones and is soon to have an operation and it would be great if I could try this cure first. Many thanks. Arthur Elliott.
Replied by Tom
Regina, Sk
Arthur: There are many sites that have the gallbladder flush and specifics. Here's a few. BTW, they use a 'one size fits all' dosage, regardless of body weight which in adults can vary by 3:1 or more.

Hulda Clark flush from CureZone, posted up on scribd. com:

Direct link to curezone Clark flush:

Replied by James P.
Fargo, Nd
[YEA]   The prep was easy, the mixes were pretty nasty tasting, but afterward I only felt minor "gurgling" on right flank.... Nothing painful or extraordinary. The next day I had a pretty serious case of diarrhea and released about 100 m&m sized green pellets. I couldn't believe it!! It's hard to believe that a natural, non-invasive and $12 solution to this problem exists! I'm going to try it again in a month, to rehydrate myself and to prevent a low in potassium! Thanks everyone!
Replied by Mitzi
Amarillo, Tx
To James P from Fargo: Which method did you use? My daughter has been diagnosed with a gallbladder full of tiny stones. She doesn't want surgery and if she can pass them or dissolve them it would be much better. You said you passed 100 or more but didn't explain the method you used. Please let me know. Thanks.
Replied by Seema
Delhi, New Delhi
My mother suffering from gallbladder stones- stone size is 3mm or 4mm 8-9 stones. She was 60 years old, weight is 29 kg, heart -patient, high b. P, aurthrities, heap-replacement surgery is already done in june 2011. In that time we prefer only naturalpathy. We see your site and started apple, ginger, clove, cinnamon juice only two spoons. It sufficent or this thing is remove gallbladder stones. Tell me the proper quantity or if it's effective or not.

Coconut Oil   0  0   

Posted by Loramae (Watford City, Nd, Usa) on 06/13/2012

I have been suffering with gallstones now for some time and I was reading about Evco and how the Mayo clinic has been using it to disolve gallstones. My question is how much of this am I suppose to take? how often? I have been taking 1 tbs a week. Please help with this as I would love to keep my gallbladder. And also get rid of this pain. Thanks

Replied by Timh
Louisville, Ky, USA
Having no stones pass on my last 2 day flush I later found that my consumption of D-Limonene (Orange Peel Extract) may have been responsible as it is also a cholesterol stone emulsifyer.

Dietary Changes   0  1   

Posted by Brenda (New York , New York) on 02/09/2013

[NAY]  Hi, I was diagnosed with a gallstone 2 yrs ago. Just 1 1.5cm approx and opted not to have the gall bladder out. It doesn't makes sense to me. However, I don't really know what I'm doing and I may be causing more problems. I have never eaten fried food or any sweets since. Meat is mainly salmon, chicken, turkey or occasionally lamb No animal stocks, only vege. I get some olive oil or avocado daily for fat. I make all of my own meals. I recently I had my first major attack in 2years, but I did not have any fat at all. I made a pizza with fat free cheese for dinner and about 2hrs later it started, lasted the typical 4hrs and subsided. That was really confusing. And since then, I have constant irritation. Maybe it's alot of gases, however, Otherwise I eat mainly organic diet, with a good amount of fresh veges and fruit, and sip water throughout the day. I am commited to keeping the gallbladder, but, I don't know how to keep from having problems.

I recently started Lecithin gel capsules with olive leaf before I go to bed. I take vit D3 and calcium in the am. Also, my weakness is occasional creme in my coffee and on the weekends a couple glasses of wine. Can some one explain why the wine is bad? When it was originally diagnosed, by a gastro he wanted to take it out becaue as he said that's what they do. The U/S showed the 1 stone and multiple calculi that were so small they could not be measured. Beyond surgery he would not assist me, so I'm in the dark. I took acupuncture for about 6 months and chinese herbs which caused me to PAINLESSLY pass the calculi. It had no effect on the larger stone. I lost my job and could not afford to continue. I will start the Chanca Piedra this week, but can someone advise me on navigating this alone? I don't want to hold onto the gallbladder and and damage other areas.

Replied by Anon
Hi, I have read that when bile is stagnant in the gall bladder when you eat a low fat diet then the stagnant bile causes sludge and stones to form then if you eat a fat meal then the gallbladder is stimulated atlas to release bile and it tries to release the sludge too hence pain. So really you should work at dissolving/ or flushing the stones and then eat normal diet including fat so gallbladder can function properly.
Replied by Ed2010
Oakville, Canada
Chaca Piedra is the real medicine to break the stones. Or even take chanca piedra tea.

Try juice therapy variety of juices throughout the day: apple juice, tamarind juice, lemon juice, carrot juice, lemon juice

And Ted's Alkalizing formula.

Check the following link:

the juice therapy will soften the stone and wash it away. Have your regular diet, don't take Calcium tablet. Carrot juice is enough for nutrition.

Good Health

Replied by Brenda
Croton Falls , Ny
Thanks to all for your help. I will add Chanca Piedra this week and will make sure I get fat into my diet. I'm such a novice at this, I GREATLY appreciate your feedback. I will check in and let you know if it's improving. Thank you again!
Replied by Todd
Battle Creek Mi
Hi Brenda, I would like to know how the Chanca Piedra has worked for you. I have suffered with gull stone issues for a long time. I have done flushes over the years but alstrosound still shows a large stone near gulbladders. I am taking erb supplements called stone free, you get them at most health food stores and they do work. But I do need something stronger to finally rid the worst of the stones.

Epsom Salt   0  0   

Posted by Rachel (Valley Park, Mo) on 09/18/2013

Hi, I read here about the Epsom salt together with lemon, olive oil and apple juice for Gallstone flush. Can you pls let me know where I can buy the Epsom salt coz the Epsom salt that I have been looking on the internet are for bathing, not edible. Thanks! Rachel

Replied by Bess
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Hi Rachel from Valley Park - If you need the epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) right away, instead of ordering online, you can find them in just about any pharmacy (including those in large stores like Walmart or some grocery stores). Most people use the salts for bathing or soaking their tired feet, but it can be used for flushes as well. Do make sure it's pure magnesium sulfate without any additives (it should state that on the label). Some brands add fragrance (like lavender) or other ingredients (like menthol crystals).

Before you begin, you may want to see if your library has The Liver and Gallbladder Miracle Cleanse by Andreas Moritz. He goes into great detail about what to expect and there is a Frequently Asked Questions section in the back.

Here is what he says about the composition of epsom salts:

Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) can be found in mountain regions and is contained in sea salts. It is also manufactured synthetically by combining natural minerals.

Good luck! Bess

Replied by Sarah
Epsom salt has MANY uses. It's good for soaking in a bath, or as a laxative, or even in your garden.

Figs   1  0   

Posted by Ahmed (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) on 10/01/2006

[YEA]  Dry Figs cures Gall Stone and Prostate. If consumed 50 Gms daily, will ease passing urine in 3 days. (It's my personal observation) To clear gall stone, do this 2 months contineously. (I read this in a book and my sister got cured by this as confirmed by before/after ultrsounds) Thanks.

Figs, Turmeric   1  0   

Posted by Fran (Rocky Face, Ga) on 04/05/2007

[YEA]  I had read where dried figs rid the body of gallstones, also Turmeric but I also read where you had to be careful using Turmeric as it could cause a gallbladder attack. I still took it in hopes of riding them and it did cause my back to hurt some but not to bad but be carful if using Turmeric. Also, I read where you can use Garlic Oil. Also, I found something else which started with a F but I am having a hard time finding that web site again. The herb was out of INDIA I think..I thought it was

Replied by Frida
Waco, Texas
do you think it was Fenugreek?
Replied by Nurioneheart
Tacoma, Wa, Usa
Fenugreek is a very useful little seed, I made an infusion of it and drank a cup of it every day. In my experience it is a blood cleaner among other benefits, so it couldn't hurt to use it while having gall and liver issues.

Gallbladder Cleanses   39  3   

Posted by Saturday5 (Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire UK) on 02/19/2015

I have confirmed gallstones but was also diagnosed with diverticular disease many years ago. Due to many years of over prescribed antibiotics I have permanent chronic abdomen pain ( like eating brillo pads for most meals ) and is very difficult to differentiate between this and the real thing. What I would like to know is, would it be dangerous for me to do a gallbladder flush because the stones might get lodged in one of the pockets. I have no idea what size these are and also, I was advised many years ago not to have colonic irrigation. Can they be safely dissolved and pass out naturally which would be better for me?

Replied by Timh
S: I always advise doing a colon cleanse directly after the gallbladder cleanse as each of these remedies help the other.

I would first try a passive ridding of the gallstones by taking the fallowing nutritionals: Artichoke Leaf Extract, Dandelion and/or Yellowdock, ACV, Lemon Water, Triple Strength Lecithin, Choline/Inositol, Niacin & Niacinamide.

Have you tried any of the remedies for the Diverticulosis here on E.C. ??

Posted by Renee (Chicago, IL) on 08/13/2014

[YEA]  After having a few, random but severe pains in my stomach, I thought that maybe I just had an issue with milk. I stopped drinking it entirely (which was very hard to do) in hopes that these pains would stop. They didn't. I knew something was going on & didn't even think anything of my gall bladder. A few months went by & it was becoming worse. I was getting attacks 2-3 times a week, when it used to be maybe 1 a week. After the last one, the most severe of it all, I decided to Google.

Every single symptom I was suffering from was in conjunction with gall bladder issues & stones. It made sense, the pains where right where it suggested. I initially went through my health insurance's website to find someone to go get a check up. But when I used the cost estimation tool, it was going to cost me at the very, very least $7,000. That was just for the procedure to remove my gall bladder, let alone recovery & anything else. My brother had his removed a few months ago & ended up paying $28k. No way, not for me.

So I found a lot of sites listing the natural approach. I was a bit skeptical, but after reading so many positive reviews, I decided for less than $20, I'd give it a try. What's one more week if it doesn't work..then I will contact a doctor. I am so happy to say that it won't be necessary.

I followed the cleansing instructions very closely. I knew I had two days off in a row coming up so I decided to start the process the night of my last attack. It was really late at night & I first ended up running to the store to get some Apple Cider Vinegar...what a lifesaver. It cut the pain out within 20 minutes for me. While I still felt some pressure, I was actually able to sleep thanks to this stuff.

Then, for the next 4 days, I ate 2-3 apples a day and drank as much 100% apple juice as I could. I ate pretty clean during that time, too. I also normally drink a gallon of water a day, so I stuck with that so I kept myself well hydrated. On the day of the flush, I was a bit excited to see if it was going to work for me. I drank apple juice with the epsom salt, because the water route was just not working for me. It was horrible, I won't lie. I cringed knowing I'd have to repeat the drink but in the end, it is so worth it.

For the final step, I drank a 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, with a 1/4 cup sugarfree grapefruit juice. I would have preferred to freshly squeeze the juice but I just simply did not have that option. I laid on my right hand side for 2 hours straight. Then I got some water (big mistake) and ended up throwing up a bit of the evoo. Not fun, it was the weirdest feeling to throw up oil. I had read after the fact to not do anything else after the last drink, but I was a bit thirsty & kind of a night owl.

The next morning, I drank another serving of the salt. No movement. Then it was time for the final serving & thank god for that. I ended up chasing it down with some honey because I was afraid I was going to throw up again. Luckily, it stayed down & just about an hour later...well, out came the stones. I was basically on & off the toilet for a few hours & was amazed at what was coming out. It makes you feel kinda weird to get up & look at what has come out, but it was also kind of fascinating.

This has saved me thousands of dollars & those little devils are just right there. I ended up eating some low-sodium soup two hours after the last salt drink...I was starving. But I eased myself back into it & didn't have the mentality of "Oh, well they're out now so I can go back to eating like crap." I feel like after this cleanse, I need to stick to a cleaner diet to prevent this from happening again. While the flush was very successful for me, no side effects at all, it's not something I would want to do again. You definitely need two consecutive days, because you will basically live in your bathroom for a while. But I would recommend this to anyone & everyone. It is much better than paying way too much money to get your organs removed.

Replied by Timh
@Renee: Good to hear of your successful gb cleanse!

Excuse me if someone proves me wrong, but I have always believed that one should lie on their left side so the gall can drain directly into the duodenum. That's what's always worked for me anyways. This explains your vomiting as you weren't properly draining (bile and olive oil backed up).

Replied by Ghadeer
Hi.. I have two stones 11mm and 7 mm.. How big were yours? and please can you give me the exact procedure

Posted by Suzy (Eugene, Or) on 07/22/2014

I shared the recipe for the Apple Cider for few days followed by the Lemon juice & Olive Oil Epsom salt cleanse with a friend. He was pleased with the results, although he says he has soreness now under the right rib cage. Is this common? He said previously he felt a gravelly sensation and pain... so the soreness is tolerable. He was asking me how long he should wait before repeating this protocol. Any experience or thought on this? Thank you!

next page


DISCLAIMER: Our readers offer information and opinions on Earth Clinic, not as a substitute for professional medical prevention, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult with your physician, pharmacist, or health care provider before taking any home remedies or supplements or following any treatment suggested by anyone on this site. Only your health care provider, personal physician, or pharmacist can provide you with advice on what is safe and effective for your unique needs or diagnose your particular medical history.

About Us Contact Us Search Help
Copyright © 2015
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy