This disease brings severe pain in the back or upper right side of the abdomen. To treat these symptoms, burdock tea is quite effective.
This is because burdock has anti-inflammatory action, which helps to reduce gallbladder inflammation. Associated with boldo, burdock may have its effects expanded, as in addition to dealing with pain relief, boldo stimulates the elimination of bile and, consequently, of gallstones.
Burdock, also known as gobó, has diuretic, laxative, antiseptic, depurative, diaphoretic, stomachic and antidiabetic properties. It is widely used in cases of liver failure, to “clean” the blood and in the external treatment of dermatoses.
The plant is also rich in protein, fiber, calcium, phosphorus, carbohydrates, complex vitamins A, B1 and C, iron, niacin and riboflavin.
For external use, fresh burdock leaves are applied in poultices that alleviate pain from sprains, hemorrhoids, insect bites and, in infusion, it is excellent for cleaning wounds and skin inflammation.
As it has a bactericidal and antimycotic action, the leaves, crushed and applied to the skin, are an ideal remedy for treating festering, moist wounds, itching, eczema, herpes simplex, seborrhea and acne. Also in skin treatments, the seeds can be used in infusions or by decoction to cure chronic skin problems.
Even though it is a natural remedy, it is good to be careful when using burdock tea to treat gallstones. Its use is only indicated when the gallstone is still in the gallbladder and has not passed to the biliary tract, as in this case it can cause aggravation of symptoms. This is why it is so important that the doctor is consulted.
Tea with burdock helps relieve cramps by stones, it reduces inflammation and increases urine production, making it easier to eliminate these stones.
- 500 ml of water;
- 1 teaspoon of burdock root;
- 1 bag of boldo tea.
Using a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. In a cup, place the sachet of boldo and burdock. Leave to steep for about 10 minutes. Then strain the drink and serve it still warm.
It is recommended that the drink be consumed twice a day, one hour after lunch and one hour after dinner.