Can homeopathic medicine dissolve gallstones? – Dr. Sanjay Panicker
Homeopathic medicine is very effective in treating gall stones. Gall stones form because the bile that is stored in the gall bladder produced form the liver is not of a very good quality. If the composition of the bile is right then it should not harden and form stone. So the stones in the gall bladder is the bile itself that is coagulated and then later on form stones. Often in the initial stages the patient complaints of pain that is diagnosed as colecystitis that is inflammation of the gall bladder and sometimes in the ultrasound we find that there is a sludge of this bilius secretions and over a period of time the patent comes up with a stone. If the stone is more than 3 mm, the stone can’t pass down along he bile duct, and cannot be eliminated. So in such patients the homeopathic medicine helps to dissolve the gall stone and then it is passed off. Usually the gall stone that is formed is of such a composition that it is very difficult for us to dissolve the gall stone. The gall stone which is there is of different composition again. So based on the person’s constitution and based on the symptoms he presents, certain Homeopathic medicines are used by changing the composition of the bile. The best part is that the removal of the gall bladder stone is not very important. The recurrence of the gall bladder stones is what homeopathy helps to prevent so that again and again the stones don’t form. The most useful remedies for gall bladder stones are chelidonium, cardus maliars, sulphur calcarea carb, calcarea sulphuricum, nux vomica, phosphorus, berberis vulgaris, cholesterinum low potencies are also used. Some cases it may take around 3 to 6 months and some may take even upto 1 and a half to 2 years to clear up the stones.