The gallbladder is small organ next to the liver. The gallbladder plays the important role in storing and concentrating the bile released in the liver. When you consume fat, the gallbladder will produce bile that aids in fat digestion. And gallstones are an inflammation condition associated with the gallbladders. Because of
some triggering factor, crystals accumulate and form stones. The stones are made up of calcium salts, cholesterol, bilirubin and other bile pigments. The stones are various in sizes. Gallstones are commonly seen in people who are pregnant, are over the age of 40 or overweight. The unhealthy diet including high-fat, low-fiber and high-sugar may be contributed to this problem. Therefore, a fiber-rich diet is recommended for patients with gallstones. This is the reason why Flax seed is considered as a great food for gallstones. Flax seed has a good source of fiber as well as essential minerals and vitamins that help to boost your health and fight against gallstones. Patient with gallstones can find the significant relief from the pain when the follow the regular Flax seed diet.
You can create a powerful solution for fiber increase by mixing one serving of organic applesauce with one tablespoon of ground Flax seed. Patients with fiber deficiency or gallstones just need to consume this mixture daily.
Alternatively, you can make Flax seed tea to relieve the pain and other symptoms of gallstones significantly. Here is the instruction on how to make the Flax seed tea.
- Pour 2 and ½ cups of water in a pot filled with one tablespoon of Flax seed
- Boil this solution over the medium heat for a few minutes
- Reduce the heat and simmer for 6 minutes
- Turn off the heat and wait for 10 minutes until it cools down
Drinking this tea gives you a relief within 10 minutes. It is best to make and drink this tea daily until the symptoms of gallstones disappear completely.