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Gall Stones
 
gallstones

The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ, green on the diagram to the left, that is underneath the right lobe of the liver (on the right side of your body just under your rib cage.) Under normal conditions, it is about the size of an egg, but when distended due to the presence of many stones, it expands.

 

The graphic above shows a gallbladder that has been surgically removed and cut so as to reveal the presence of gallstones. It changes to a plate that has the "catch" from someone who eliminated the stones using the flush method described on the previous page.

 

Understanding the Liver and Gallbladder

The gallbladder, as seen in the above diagram is not only under the liver but connected through ducts. The liver produces a nasty substance called bile that helps metabolize fatty foods. This substance passes through a duct into the gallbladder which in turn forces the contents into the intestines through a spasmodic action. When there is interference with this process, usually due to congestion and/or blockage, there is often acute pain on the right side of the body, under the ribs, burning sensations as some of the bile moves up the esophagus, and often queasiness and nausea.

This condition is called "gallbladder disease" but unlike some diseases, there is really no outside organism causing the problem. However, doctors are taught that this disease is incurable and the solution is to remove the gallbladder. There are many modern methods for treating this condition, including laproscopic surgery and even some drugs.

Officially, no one knows why people form gallstones but zealous dieting is one major contributing factor. In any event, stones do form. Bile itself is a fluid containing what are called bile salts. It is pigmented, usually yellow to green, and when the gallbladder absorbs the moisture from the bile, the residual tends to consist of unmetabolized cholesterol and variously pigmented bile salts. About 80% of stones are made of cholesterol and the rest are generally residues of bile. Some people have other "sludge" in the gallbladder that is very dark in color and usually associated with major illness.

As one might expect, medical statistics on gallstone are based on male-female, age, and race. Most such studies do not ask the obvious question: what are the hormonal and dietary factors that contribute most to the formation of stones. Ayurveda seems to have the answer: the kapha type, persons who have more constitutional earth and water and less digestive fire fail to metabolize fats. The imbalance may produce few symptoms in earlier years but the problem does not self-correct. Therefore, over a sufficient period of time, there is more congestion and more distress. It is at this point that the condition is considered to be a disease and textbooks describe the stones as "growing." It makes it sound like they are animate whereas, in fact, they are merely aggregations of digestive residuals.

The Flush

I first heard about the "liver flush" in the early 70s while living in Hawaii. Always curious, I tried it, more or less uneventfully. I was disappointed that after struggling to hold down the olive oil and lemon juice that nothing particularly dramatic happened. However, one person counted 232 stones and saved one for me, a particularly nice green one. It made a believer out of me.

Over the years since then, I know literally countless numbers of people who have done the flush, all safely, most with astounding results. The pages on this site devoted to this subject are visited more than 3 or 4 of my other sites put together.

I'm not a medical doctor so I never learned that gallbladder disease is incurable. When I was in India, I had typhoid fever and the doctor wanted to remove my gallbladder. I asked "why?" I mean, "Why on earth remove the gallbladder to treat a fever?" He said he read it in a book and had scheduled me for surgery. I said, "I'll bet there are thousands of people in India who have had typhoid who still have their gallbladders." He said, "You are probably right about that." Thank goodness. I can't even regard that as a close call. I merely saw how expendable our parts are deemed to be. I felt I would like to stay in tact, more or less the way God made me. I didn't believe a human being could improve on the scheme.

Others haven't been so fortunate so what I have seen in my years as a practitioner is that the fundamental constitutional imbalance, i.e., the excess water, is not addressed by removal of one of the storage depots. After taking out the gallbladder, the uterus may become the depot or the joints or the fatty tissue under the skin. In other words, compensating for the metabolic weakness may be the best long-term strategy whereas clearing out the congestion might be the best short-term measure.

This subject is ongoing. There is a lot of discussion on the bulletin board and more pages will be added in the days to come. To be notified when more information and pictures are posted, use the form below.

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Gall Bladder Formulas

Please Note:
Roughly 5-7 bottles may be needed before the deposits in the gallbladder are totally emulsified. Because the formation of gallstones is generally due to fundamental constitutional imbalances, the tendency to form more stones will persist. This means that periodic use of this or a similar product as well as repeated flushes will be supportive of good health.

 

 

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