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Does eating garlic clear the gall bladder stone in a natural way?

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Query on Gall Bladder Stones.
Does eating garlic clear the stones ina natural way. Also does half a lemon with a teaspoon of olive oil and garlic once a day help in flushing gall stones.
Posted Mon, 13 May 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Poorna Chandra K.S 46 minutes later
Hi and thanks for contacting XXXXXXX
Gallstones are formed because of -
1) A supersaturated bile secretion from the liver. This could be transient secondary to some drugs or conditions like pregnancy or permanent where it is genitically driven
2) A supersaturated bile is allowed to stand for sufficient time to crystalise and for stone. This occurs because of an abnormal gall bladder.
Anything which improves these two conditions can theoretically dissolve the gall stones. However in reality there are no allopathic preparations that can achieve this satisfactarily.
Contrary to renal stones it is the small gallstones that cause a lot of trouble like jaundice, pancreatitis and cholangitis. And unlike drinking water and flushing renal stones there is no way to consistently flush the gall stones
Regarding Garlic and olive oil there are no documented english literature to suggest its usefulness in dissolving or flushing Gall stones
Hope this helps
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