People seem fairly split on whether a gallbladder flush works or not, I have never tried so I can't say for me. I haven't been able to find if everybody has stones or sludge at times in their gallbladder times depending on what they ate, their state of health, stress level etc., or is this simply a curse for some like me? ??? wy
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on June 20, 2013
at 08:55 PM
This is a good flush and of course it is natural. Excellent for your gallbladder and liver.
Dinner: Vegetable Broth Soup
Makes 5 servings
2 red onions, roughly chopped
2 stalks celery, roughly chopped
1 fennel bulb, fronds and stalks included, roughly chopped
2 tsp caraway seeds
2 tsp sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 cup sliced shitake caps
4 large cloves garlic, chopped
1 cabbage, roughly chopped
2 quarts water
2 tbsp paprika
2 tbsp fresh oregano, chopped
8 sprigs parsley, chopped stems and leaves
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
Combine all ingredients, except for the chopped parsley, in a pot. Add 2 quarts of water.
Bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Simmer covered for about 1 hour. Adjust seasoning.
Remove whole parsley sprigs and serve topped with some freshly chopped parsley.
Serve with a side of traditionally fermented sauerkraut and chopped apples (warm or room temperature).
on July 05, 2013
at 07:59 PM
If you want to flush out your gallbladder, simply eat more fats; bile will come out to help dissolve the fat. Simply increase fat intake and you'll feel a slightly pulsing (or pain) on your right side when it's empty. Something like a teaspoon of olive oil every few minutes until you get the runs - that's called Steatorrhea and it happens when you're out of bile and eat more fat than can be processed. It won't be much fun, but if you're after a gallbladder flush, that will do it.
Going high carb, low fat is a recipe for clogging your gallbladder. Bile will just sit there unused and will get a chance to form stones. So, the moral of this story, kiddies, is eat enough good quality fats: bacon, lard, grassfed butter, ghee, olive oil, tallow, avocado, etc. from good sources.
While I'm sure it's tasty, Paleo Moxie's recipe doesn't sound like it would help with this. It will however provide B vitamins for phase 1 detox and sulfur compounds for phase 2 detox - of your liver, not your gall bladder. Oh, and I'd add a lot of lemon/lime juice to that broth, you also need vitamin C to detox.
Liver support is a very good thing, Moxie's not fat off; the liver is what creates bile, but by itself, it won't flush out the gallbladder - you need lots of fat for that.
on June 20, 2013
at 08:55 PM
I recently tried it and found it a little too intense. I must have used the bathroom 30 times in 24 hours. Despite taking orthinine like they suggest, I was unable to sleep more than an hour without waking up. With all that said, I did feel pretty good the couple days that followed. I'll probably try it again in a month or two.