Our gallbladder is a very important organ, but still, many people don’t pay enough attention to it because they think that it can’t impact our general health in any way. Statistically speaking, 1/3 of women in the world have had a problem with their gallbladder during some time in their lives. Some of the most common symptoms include discomfort in the area of the gallbladder and pain. That’s why in this article we’ll try to give you several natural solutions to your problems with the gallbladder.
We all know that the food we intake has a great impact on our body and its organs, so we must be careful about what we eat, because it can also impact our gallbladder.
Hibiscus is a plant that most of us recognize and use in the form of tea. It’s extremely tasty and it’s especially helpful in these bladder problems.
Hibiscus has beautiful flowers that blossom vividly. Most people recognize it like that. There are several types of the hibiscus plant: pale pink Hibiscus hirtus, deep red Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis, bright white Hibiscus arnottianus and bright yellow Hibiscus hispidissimus.
The roselle flowers belong to Hibiscus sabdariffa and they are magenta in color. These flowers have been used for a long time to treat various illnesses and diseases. The calyces are abundant in some very special compounds that are extremely beneficial for our bladder.
First, the calyces are harvested. Then, they are dried. Numerous recipes for hibiscus tea can be found, but here, we’re going to present you our special favorite. It’s a Mexican drink that people call it “aqua de Jamaica”. They make it from dried hibiscus, cloves, cinnamon and ginger. It’s really refreshing juice and it is served with a lot of ice. People in Sudan drink “karkade”. It’s made from soaked hibiscus flowers in ice-cold water. The flowers stay like that for several days so that the perfect taste can be obtained. Our recipe for hibiscus tea is very simple. Just put a hibiscus tea bag in hot water and that’s it!
How does it work?
Hibiscus tea is abundant in tartaric, citric and ascorbic acid which offer various health benefits. These acids are very healthy and they have the ability to cleanse our body, but also offer an optimal function for every organ. This drink is a powerful detoxifier which reduces inflammation.
Hibiscus tea is also a diuretic which means you’ll urinate more and expel all of the harmful toxins from your body. This is also an excellent beverage for the regulation of your blood pressure.
By urinating more you also repair your bladder, besides cleaning it from toxins.
Some of the most harmful drinks for our bladder are coffee and soda. These are full of artificial sugars and caffeine which are irritating for the lining, but in worst cases, they can cause bleeding and severe pain.
Here are several tips that can help you improve your overall health and protect your gallbladder:
Sugar is something that is present in almost every food and drink we intake. It’s especially harmful for our bladder because it can cause multiple infections. We all know that sugar is the food all bacteria love. Try to intake more fruits instead of chocolates and sweets!
Avoid hot spices
Spicy food is extremely harmful for your bladder. You must avoid strong spices or you can’t eat without them, you have to limit their use.
If your body doesn’t tolerate lactose, you should avoid dairy products.
If you sense any problem, you should visit your doctor so that he/she can see what the problem is. Then, they’ll give you a proper treatment. Try to drink more of this fabulous hibiscus tea and improve your health in general!