Pear-shaped sac located under the liver and on the right side of the abdomen is the gallbladder.
Main function is to store and concentrate bile. It is part of the biliary system, which acts as a reservoir for bile that is not used for digestion.
Liver producing Bile and helps in the digestion of fats. AS soon the food enters the small intestines, a hormone called cholecystokinin triggers the gallbladder to release bile into the upper small intestine. The bile aids in the digestive process by breaking down fats.
When this organ is bad, makes it difficult to digest any fats in the diet, which could at times cause pain plus a wide variety of symptoms. Fortunately, there are a few natural remedies you can try to boost the function of your gallbladder.
Natural Remedy Foods
With these foods you can help increase the flow of bile or the development of gallstones.
This vegetable leaves contain caffeylquinic acids, which encourages bile flow. You need to place two artichokes in a shallow dish with approximately ½ to 1 inch water at the bottom. Cover with plastic wrap and cook on high for 4-5 minutes in a microwave. To eat, scrape the flesh from the leaf between your teeth. Discard the pithy part of the leaf.
2. Sauerkraut and sauerkraut juice
This powerful food and its juice promotes the flow of bile when used regularly. Drink ½ cup of sauerkraut juice once or twice a week before breakfast.
3. High-fiber foods
When you add high-fiber foods in your diet, you help in the absorption and elimination of excess fat. Consider using fiber supplements, such as flax meal. Mix 1 teaspoon flax meal in 8-ounce apple juice for a drink high in fiber and pectin.
4. Foods rich in vitamin C
There are lot foods that are rich with vitamin C just like red bell peppers, broccoli and dark leafy vegetables can help you avoid gallstones. Vitamin C also has the additional benefit of immune and antioxidant protection.
5. Foods rich in alpha-lipoic acid
Fatty acids like alpha-lipoic acid naturally occurring antioxidant found in many foods such as potatoes, spinach, broccoli and organ meats. Its antioxidant properties can help in preventing the development of gallstones.