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Cholagogue Herbs

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The cholagogues stimulate the release and secretion of bile from the gall bladder. They also have a laxative effect on the digestive system since they increase the amount of bile in the duodenum and bile is the most internally produced, all natural laxative.

Here are some herbs considered cholagogues:

  • Balmony
  • Barberry
  • Belladonna
  • Boneset
  • Black root
  • Blue Flag
  • Boldo
  • Butternut
  • Burdock
  • Centaury
  • Chiretta
  • Dandelion
  • Fringe Tree
  • Fumitory
  • Gentian
  • Ginger
  • Greater Celandine
  • Heather lowers
  • Mountain Grape
  • Quassia
  • Vervain
  • Wahoo
  • White Poplar
  • Wild Yam
  • Yellow Dock

Uses of cholagogue: Conditions affecting the gallbladder, liver and digestive system.

Note: Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and will be updated from time to time.

Reference(s)


Bartram’s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Thomas Bartram

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