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August 25, 2022

At the initial stage of the disease, a phytotherapeutic course is sufficient.

Herbs for better dissolution of gallstones:

  • immortelle sandy;
  • artichoke extract;
  • corn silk;
  • tansy flowers;
  • flax;
  • infusion of birch leaves;
  • milk thistle;
  • dandelion decoction;
  • St. John's wort.   

     It is possible to get rid of the disease by using plants that dissolve gallstones in a fairly short period of time. It is necessary to have several courses of treatment with an interval of 1 month.

  • Immortelle
  • Infusion of birch leaves
  • Decoction of dandelions
  • tansy flowers

Sandy Immortelle

People call it Dried flower ( Xeranthemum ). The flower baskets seem dried up, but the grass grows and gains strength. Plucked flowers frozen in time  retain a bright yellowness for a long time. Immortelle has antibacterial properties. An infusion of flower baskets causes choleretic, antiphlogistic and antispasmodic effects. It dissolves stones, increases its production, increases the amount of bilirubin, and promotes outflow. It has a beneficial effect on the liver and gallbladder.

In infusions and decoctions, flower baskets with part of the stem are used. Harvesting takes place at the beginning of flowering, the collected herbs are dried in a ventilated room. It is necessary to store herbs in a dark, cool place. Together with immortelle, mint, shamrock and coriander they are used to dissolve stones.

Contraindications: hypertension, thrombophlebitis, gastritis, individual intolerance and allergies.

Artichoke Extract

Herbaceous plant with unopened bud. It grows in the Mediterranean countries. The edible portion of the plant consists of the flower buds before the flowers come into bloom. It has a mild choleretic property, dissolves stones. Artichoke is consumed in teas and tablets. The extract of the plant is obtained from the leaves. Tea helps to produce fluid in the gallbladder, which leads to better absorption of fatty foods. It help to normalize the processes of digestion, stabilizes the intestinal microflora.

Contraindications: severe form of renal failure, children under 12 years of age, allergic reactions, obstruction of the biliary tract.

Corn Silk
The cob has useful properties. It is able to change the viscosity of bile, which leads to a better bile outflow. Infusions accelerate the excretion of urine and promote the dissolution of stones in the gallbladder.

 Contraindications: poor appetite, varicose veins, thrombophlebitis and thrombosis, increased blood clotting


Tansy  grows in meadows in central part of Russia. Tansy flowers have a bitter smell and are used to dissolve gallstones. When harvesting, the basket and part of the stem are cut off, and dried in a dark, ventilated room. Shelf life is 1 year. It has antibacterial, antiparasitic, choleretic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. Tansy tincture has a mild laxative effect.

 Long-term use is contraindicated, cases of death have been recorded. It is necessary to carefully prepare and use decoctions, observing the dosage. The plant is an allergen.

Contraindications: cardiovascular diseases, allergic reactions, children under 12 years old, ophthalmic disorders.


The spectrum of active substances that flax has makes it a therapeutic and prophylactic drug for gallstones. In medical practice, flax is used both internally and externally. When used as a decoction, flax acts as an enveloping, anti-inflammatory agent. Its seeds contribute to the removal of stones. Take 100 grams every two hours.

Contraindications: inflammatory processes in the intestines, endometritis, uterine fibrosis.

Infusion of Birch Leaves

It is better to harvest birch leaves in May and  dry under a canopy in a ventilated room. Shelf life is 2 years. The decoction has anti-inflammatory and phytoncidal properties, dissolves stones, and has a mild choleretic effect. A handful of dry birch leaves are brewed with boiling water and boiled for half an hour. It is necessary to take a decoction one teaspoon one hour before meals. There may be mild pain during use. No contraindications have been identified.

Milk Thistle

This biennial plant is popularly called thistle.  It is widely distributed throughout the world, including in Russia. For medicinal purposes, the seeds and roots of the plant are used. Grass collection time is the beginning of summer, the end of autumn. It is recommended to dry outdoors and  store in a dark, well-ventilated area for up to 1 year. The main value of the herb is silymarin.

This flavonoid:

  • has a hepatoprotective effect;
  • affects the processes of liver regeneration;
  • protects the body from toxins;
  • removes stones and sand from the gallbladder.

Contraindications: allergic reactions.

Dandelion Decoction

In some countries this plant grows on specialized plantations. The herb is harvested in spring or autumn. The plant is completely dug out of the ground, and then washed under cold water. It is recommended to dry in the open air for several days. Shelf life is 5 years.

A decoction of dandelions helps lower cholesterol levels. It restores metabolic processes, cleanses the body of toxins, breaks down and removes stones in the gallbladder, cleanses the ducts.

Contraindications: peptic ulcer, gastritis.

Herbal Tea

Various plants are used to dissolve stones in the gallbladder. The above-named herbs are used in complex and belong to the extensive assortment. Complementing each other, they enhance the effect of the constituent substances. Based on green or black tea with the addition of herbs, they have a mild choleretic effect.

Cabbage Juice

Dissolves stones in the gallbladder, activates the release of fluids, changes the composition for the better. For 300 grams of olive oil, the same amount of juice is used. Take every half hour 3-4 times 3 tbsp. spoons. Repeat in a week.

Contraindications: exacerbation of pancreatic diseases, ulcers, gastritis.

St. John’s wort

This plant is the most effective and low-toxic. It grows everywhere, the collection of this herb takes place during flowering, from June to August. For medicinal purposes, 30 cm of the upper part of the plant is used. It is recommended to dry in dark, well-ventilated areas. St. John’s wort retains its useful properties for up to three years. Decoction of St. John's wort has a relaxing effect on the ducts of the gallbladder, which helps to secrete bile, remove small stones, relieve spasms, strengthen the walls and blood supply to internal organs.

Contraindications: allergic reactions, arterial hypertension, hyperpigmentation.