Herbs for Gall Stones

So far the best tea for gall stones is peppermint, with crampbark, barbarry, ginger, dandelion seeds, and fennel. Peppermint has been shown to dissolve small stones in clinical trials and might be of help to you. Also it is very important that you lower your cholesterol because that is one of the reasons for creating gall stones also. I also recommend you take Red Rice Yeast daily to reduce your cholesterol and it would be good to lower your fat intake and also eat lots of veggies. Also cutting out dairy foods such as cheese and milk and also soda which have been known to increase the creation of gall stones. You might not find crampbark in a form for tea so just take the powder in capsules and it will help with inflammation and sooth the smooth muscles of the gall bladder. Barbarry will help with congestion and inflammation of the gall bladder. Ginger helps you to convert cholesterol into bile acids instead of forming more stones. And fennel will ease the swelling of the gall bladder and helps with inflammation too. And Baldo tea 2 to 4 times a month would be good for de-toxing the liver too. I also recommend you start eating a lot of artichoke hearts and artichokes in general because they are in the same family as Milk Thistle and are good cleansing the liver. And studies show that daily exercise (one hour a day) cuts formation of stones by 1/3rd–impressive! And for some reason people who drink coffee–2 to 3 cups a day seem to have 40% less risk of coming down with gall stones–it is the caffeine opens up the bile ducts — but I am not for or against drinking coffee–you decide on this one. But green tea might work just as well.

Paul Haider – Master Herbalist 

About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at www.paulhaider.com - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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