Gall Bladder

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Gall Bladder:

  • Barberry Root
  • Blue Flag
  • Bupleurum Root
  • Burdock Root
  • Carrot
  • Cascara Sagrada
  • Catnip
  • Chamomile
  • Chicory Root
  • Curcumin and Turmeric Root
  • Dandelion Root
  • Devils Claw
  • Fennel Seed
  • Ginger Root
  • Gravel Root
  • Horsetail
  • Milk Thistle
  • Oregon Grape Root
  • Parsley Leaf
  • Peppermint Leaf
  • Safflower
  • Turmeric Root
  • Wild Yam
  • Yellow Dock Root

Natural Cures and Remedies for Gall Bladder

If you have had your gall bladder removed owing to gallstones, you may experience digestive problems for a while: there may be urgency of bowel movement; looseness of stools; aches and pains in the abdomen. The symptoms are caused by the irritating effect of bile that is released into the digestive tract all the time, even in the absence of food. Make sure you eat little and often, and with each meal have a small amount of food that contains fat (e.g. cheese, meat, fish, salad with a dressing, etc.). The idea is to make use of your bile to digest fat, thus reducing the ‘unused’ bile which irritates the bowels. You can also drink soothing, demulcent herbs as teas to reduce the irritation.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Haronga) — Not covered (AHP). ‘Hazards and/or side effects not recorded for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2). Commission E reports contraindications of bark with leaf: acute pancreatitis (though recommended for pancreatic insufficiency), severe hepatic dysfunction, bile stones, biliary obstruction, empyema of gall bladder, ileus; adverse effects: photosensitivity remotely possible due to hypericin and pseudohypericin.

Barberry Root, Blue Flag, Bupleurum Root, Burdock Root, Carrot, Cascara Sagrada, Catnip, Chamomile, Chicory Root, Curcumin and Turmeric Root, Dandelion Root, Devils Claw, Fennel Seed, Ginger Root, Gravel Root, Horsetail, Milk Thistle, Oregon Grape Root, Parsley Leaf, Peppermint Leaf, Safflower, Turmeric Root, Wild Yam, Yellow Dock Root

MAD; PED; PH2; PNC); Fistula (f; CRC); Flu (1; LAF); Flux (f; CRC); Fungus (1; APA; PED; PNC); Gall Bladder (1; FAD; MAB; PHR); Gallstone (f; CRC; MAB; MAD); Gastrosis (1;

The hot bath is a valuable treatment in chronic rheumatism and obesity. It gives immediate relief when there is pain due to stones in the gall bladder and the kidneys. The hot bath should not be taken in cases of organic diseases of the brain or spinal cord, nor in cases of cardiac weakness and cardiac hypertrophy.

Enterosis (f; CRC); ERT (1; FAD; FNF; SKY); Fever (f; CRC; PED); Fungus (1; FAD); Gall Bladder (1; PNC); Gastrosis (f; CRC); Gravel (f; CRC); Halitosis (1; FNF); High Cholesterol (1; APA; CAN; PED; PNC); Hyperglycemia (f; PED); Hypoprothrombinaemic Purpura (1; CAN); Indigestion (1; PED); Induration (f; MAD); Infection (1; FAD); Inflammation (f; APA); Mycosis (1; FAD); Myxedema (f; MAD); Nephrosis (f; APA; CRC); Ophthalmia (f; MAD); Otosis (f; DEM); Poor Milk Supply (1; FAD; FNF); Prostatosis (1; APA; FNF); Rheumatism (f; PED; MAD); Swelling (f; MAD); Thrombosis (f; PED); Thyroidosis (f; PHR; PH2); Water Retention (1; CRC; PED; PH2); Wound (f; MAD); Yeast (1; CAN).

Blue Flag

Burdock Root

Cascara Sagrada


Curcumin and Turmeric Root

Devils Claw

Ginger Root


Oregon Grape Root

Peppermint Leaf

Turmeric Root

Yellow Dock Root

Surgery becomes necessary if the gall-stones are very large or in cases in which they have been present for long. Smaller gall-stones can, however, cleared through nature cure methods. Diet is the basic factor in the treatment of gall bladder disorders. In cases of acute gall-bladder inflammation, the patient should fast for two or three days, until the acute condition clears.