Gallstones according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine gallstones can be treated by five herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat gallstones

Why might Corn Silk (Yu Mi Xu) help with gallstones?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat gallstones as can be seen on Corn Silk's page.

Corn Silk is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Bladder, the Liver and the Small intestine.

Its main actions are: Encourages urination. Stimulates the Gallbladder and eliminates jaundice. Regulates blood sugar for wasting and thirsting disorders such as diabetes mellitus. Stops bleeding.

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Why might Milk Thistle Seed (Shui Fei Ji) help with gallstones?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat gallstones as can be seen on Milk Thistle Seed's page.

Milk Thistle Seeds is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Gallbladder and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Regulates the flow of Qi in the Liver and tonify Gallbladder.

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Why might Chicken Gizzard Skin (Ji Nei Jin) help with gallstones?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat gallstones as can be seen on Chicken Gizzard Skin's page.

Chicken Gizzard Skins is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Bladder, the Spleen, the Stomach and the Small intestine.

Its main actions are: Improves digestion and unblocks Food Stagnation. Dissolves stones in the urinary or biliary tract.

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Why might Turmeric (Jiang Huang) help with gallstones?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat gallstones as can be seen on Turmeric's page.

Turmeric is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Spleen and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Moves Blood and unblocks Stasis. Facilitates the movement of Qi and eases pain. Clears the meridians, expels Wind and moves Blood to relieve pain.

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Why might Turmeric Tuber (Yu Jin) help with gallstones?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat gallstones as can be seen on Turmeric Tuber's page.

Turmeric Tubers is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Heart, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Moves Blood, breaks Stasis and reduces associated pain. Regulates the Liver and relieves patterns of Stagnant Qi with pain. Clears the Heart and Cools the Blood. Relieves Stagnation and clears Heat in the Liver and Gallbladder. Relieves jaundice.

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