Liver detox and gallbladder flushes have become very popular in recent years, and for good reason!
Using olive oil to successfully flush the gallbladder first appeared in the British Medical Journal in 1882 and 1885, and was likely used much earlier as a folk remedy. (9,10) For millennia, Ayurveda implicated that ghee taken along with lemon juice was a successful protocol to detoxify the body and reset liver and gallbladder function. (11)
Today, one-quarter of women over 60 worldwide will develop gallstones (1), and cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) is the #1 most common elective abdominal surgery in America today with over 750,000 per year. (2) Gallbladder disease has increased by 20 percent in the last 3 decades, costing America $6.2 billion a year in collective medical bills. (2)
To ensure the best results and avoid any potential side effects, there are a series of preparatory steps that I feel everyone should take before proceeding with the flush.
In this FREE eBook, I will guide you through the steps to prepare you for a safe and effective Liver and Gallbladder Bile Flush.
The Five Steps to a Safe Liver & Gallbladder Bile Flush
- Avoid processed, packaged foods. Eat organic. Avoid food pesticides.
- Restore liver function and decongest gallbladder and bile/pancreatic ducts.
- Take the “Tummy Tenderness Test.”
- Successfully and comfortably finish a 4-Day Ayurvedic cleanse.
- Perform the Liver & Gallbladder Bile Flush after successfully completing steps 1-4.
Take the Liver & Gallbladder Symptom Test
If you answer “yes” to one or more of the questions below, your liver and/or gallbladder may need support:
- Do you ever get nauseous after a meal?
- Do you ever feel heavy after a high-fat meal?
- Do you ever get occasional heartburn after a meal?
- Do you have trouble digesting wheat, dairy, soy, grains, beans, corn, nuts or seeds?
- Do you ever have sluggish, green, or greasy stools?
- Do you gas or bloat after a meal or feel tight or tender under the rib cage?
- Do you have a history of any gallbladder problems?
- Do you feel better with digestive enzymes?
- Do you feel a pain or ache under the right side of the rib cage?
- Do you have a history of constipation, loose or mucus in the stools?
- Do you belch frequently after a meal?
Common Symptoms Related to Gallbladder Concerns:
If you have recently experienced one or more of the symptoms below, your liver and/or gallbladder may need support:
- Gas and bloating
- Mild indigestion
- Food intolerance
- Occasional heartburn
- Occasional constipation
- Looser stools
- Gray stools
- Yellow stools
- Mild headaches
- Blood sugar concerns
- Mild stomach discomfort
- Mild abdominal discomfort
The Causes of a Congested Liver and Gallbladder
There are many reasons for the signs of liver/gallbladder congestion:
- Most commonly in our society, excessive stress literally turns off the digestive-provoking parasympathetic nervous system and exhausts the emergency and degenerative sympathetic nervous system. (5)
- A history of sluggish bowel function will allow toxins to be re-absorbed through the enteric cycle back to the liver, affecting bile production and flow. (6)
- Pesticides on our foods and environmental toxins kill intestinal microbes that manufacture the digestive enzymes we need. (7,8)
- However, the major and insidious cause of liver and gallbladder congestion is the diet of processed and refined foods that many have been consuming for the past 6 decades.