Gallstone Flush & Liver Detox – Recipe & Cleanse Info
With the exception of the skin, the liver is the largest organ in the body and performs over 500 functions, far more than any other organ in the body. We cannot be healthy or recover from illness without a strong, clean well-functioning liver. If the liver is unable to carry out its full function, not only does it become congested and weak; all other organs will be more challenged as a result.
All information in this article is for educational purposes only.
It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition.
If you want to do more specific liver cleansing, you can try a Liver/Gallstone Flush at home. This flush can be done in just 24 hours, so it is easy to fit into a busy schedule. It is recommended that you have done a full 7-day cleanse prior to this flush, mainly to take the toxic pressure off your organs and to be sure that your body is alkaline.
In the days before the cleanse, it is important to avoid fried and fatty foods so your liver is not over-worked or stressed. Avoid avocado, cheese, nuts and fatty meats for at least 3 to 5 days before this cleanse. If you work a normal Monday – Friday work week, it is best to plan to do this cleanse on Friday night, that way you have the entire weekend to rest, relax and recover.
The most common recipe to use for this cleanse comes from Dr. Hulda Clark’s book A Cure for All Diseases. If this is the first time you are trying this cleanse, I recommend that you use this formula, outlined below. If you release more than 200 stones in the first flush, it is recommended that you repeat the cleanse every 6-8 weeks until you have less than 20 stones come out. It is believed that you may have to release up to 2,000 stones to rid yourself of allergies linked to liver congestion. On my first Gallstone/Liver Flush, I released 600 stones – no joke!
Please note that with Dr. Clark’s recipe, she recommends using ornithine to help you sleep and she also recommends to do a parasite cleanse before you do the Gallstone Flush. If you want to do those things, that’s ok; personally I have never used ornithine and I’ve done this cleanse 13 times in the past 10 years. I did not do a parasite cleanse initially, although I have done them since…in my opinion you do not have to do a parasite cleanse prior to this flush, but admittedly you may get better results if you do so.
Eat a diet high in alkaline-forming foods and low in fats for at least 3-5 days before the cleanse.
Help to gently prepare the liver by having a glass of fresh apple juice every day for 1 week prior to the cleanse. Apple juice helps to dissolve the stones.
Gallstone Live Flush Ingredients
- Epsom salts (Magnesium Sulfate): 4 tablespoons. (You can usually buy this at your local pharmacy.)
- Olive oil: 1/2 cup or 125 ml (light olive oil is easier to get down).
- Fresh pink grapefruit: 1 large or 2 small, enough to squeeze 1/2 cup (125 ml) juice. (Or use 7-8 fresh lemons/limes: squeezed into 1/2 cup juice.)
- 1 liter jar with lid.
Gallstone Liver Flush Instructions
Choose a day like Friday or Saturday for the cleanse, since you will be able to rest the next day. Take no medicines, vitamins or pills that you can do without; they could prevent success. Stop the parasite program too, the day before. Eat a no-fat breakfast and lunch such as cooked cereal, fruit, fruit juice, bread and preserves or honey (no butter or milk). This allows the bile to build up and develop pressure in the liver. Higher pressure pushes out more stones.
2:00 PM. Do not eat or drink after 2 o’clock. If you break this rule you could feel quite ill later. Get your Epsom salts ready. Mix 4 Tbsp. in 3 cups (750 ml) water and pour this into a container or jar. This makes four servings, ¾ cup (185 ml) each. Set the jar in the refrigerator to get cold (this is for convenience and taste only). Note: I also make the 9:45pm drink described below at 2pm and I put it in the fridge, ready to drink later. Making all the drinks at my last meal makes me feel more committed to do the cleanse, and I can prepare everything while not feeling hungry. I highly recommend that you do this too, and do not allow any re-negotiation to skip the cleanse for another day just because you feel slightly hungry at 6pm.
6:00 PM. Drink one serving (¾ cup) of the Epsom salts and water drink. If you did not prepare this ahead of time, mix 1 tbs. in ¾ cup water now. You may add 1/8 tsp. vitamin C powder or 1/4 fresh lemon squeezed to improve the taste. You may also drink a few mouthfuls of water afterwards or rinse your mouth.
8:00 PM. Repeat by drinking another ¾ cup (185 ml) of Epsom salts and water drink. Get your bedtime chores done. The timing is critical for success.
9:45 PM. Pour ½ cup (measured) olive oil into the pint jar. Squeeze the citrus fruit (fresh grapefruit, lime or lemon) by hand into the measuring cup. Remove pulp with fork. You should have at least ½ cup. Add this to the olive oil. Close the jar tightly with the lid and shake hard until watery. Do not drink it yet!
Now visit the bathroom one or more time, even if it makes you late for your ten o’clock drink. Don’t be more than 15 minutes late. You will get fewer stones.
10:00 PM. Drink the potion you have mixed. Take it all to your bedside if you want, but drink it standing up. Get it down within 5 minutes (fifteen minutes for very elderly or weak persons).
Lie down immediately. You might fail to get stones out if you don’t. The sooner you lie down the more stones you will get out. Be ready for bed ahead of time. Don’t clean up the kitchen. As soon as the drink is down walk to your bed and lie down on your right side with your knees pulled up close to your chest. Try to think about what is happening in the liver. Try to keep perfectly still for at least 20 minutes. You may feel a train of stones traveling along the bile ducts like marbles. There is no pain because the bile duct valves are open (thank you Epsom salts!). Go to sleep, you may fail to get stones out if you don’t. Try to sleep in this position.
Next morning. Upon awakening (6:00 am) take your third dose of the Epsom salts and water drink. If you have indigestion or nausea wait until it is gone before drinking the Epsom salts. You may go back to bed. Don’t take this potion before 6:00 am.
8:00 am (2 Hours Later.) Take your fourth (the last) dose of the Epsom salts and water. You may go back to bed again.
After 2 More Hours you may eat. Start with fruit juice (see note below). Half an hour later eat fruit (see note below). One hour later you may eat regular food but keep it light. By supper you should feel recovered.
*NOTE – Fresh apple juice is the best juice to break the fast. At 10:00am, make fresh apple juice using 5-6 large apples in a juicer and drink it. The apple juice helps dissolve gallstones and is a nice transition for the liver from the detox back to normal eating. After 30 minutes, prepare a chopped apple salad or a plain apple smoothie using 3-4 apples (with the skin is ok). If feeling unwell, stay with apples and apple juice for the entire day. Only transition to light foods, salads and regular eating when you are feeling good again.
How well did you do? Expect diarrhea in the morning. Use a flashlight to look for gallstones in the toilet with the bowel movement. Look for the green kind since this is proof that they are genuine gallstones, not food residue. Only bile from the liver is pea green. The bowel movement sinks but gallstones float because of the cholesterol inside. Count them all roughly, whether tan or green. You will need to total 2000 stones before the liver is clean enough to rid you of allergies or bursitis or upper back pains permanently. The first cleanse may rid you of them for a few days, but as the stones from the rear travel forward, they give you the same symptoms again. You may repeat cleanses at two week intervals. Never cleanse when you are [acutely] ill.
Sometimes the bile ducts are full of cholesterol crystals that did not form into round stones. They appear as a “chaff” floating on top of the toilet bowl water. It may be tan colored, harboring millions of tiny white crystals. Cleansing this chaff is just as important as purging stones.
How safe is the liver cleanse? It is very safe. My opinion is based on over 500 cases, including many persons in their seventies and eighties. None went to the hospital; none even reported pain. However it can make you feel quite ill for one or two days afterwards, although in every one of these cases the maintenance parasite program had been neglected. This is why the instructions direct you to complete the parasite and kidney cleanse programs first.
You have taken out your gallstones without surgery! I like to think I have perfected this recipe, but I certainly can not take credit for its origin. It was invented hundreds, if not thousands, of years ago, THANK YOU, HERBALISTS!
This procedure contradicts many modern medical viewpoints. Gallstones are thought to be formed in the gallbladder, not the liver. They are thought to be few, not thousands. They are not linked to pains other than gallbladder attacks. It is easy to understand why this is thought: by the time you have acute pain attacks, some stones are in the gallbladder, are big enough and sufficiently calcified to see on X-ray, and have caused inflammation there. When the gallbladder is removed the acute attacks are gone, but the bursitis and other pains and digestive problems remain.
The truth is self-evident. People who have had their gallbladder surgically removed still get plenty of green, bile-coated stones, and anyone who cares to dissect their stones can see that the concentric circles and crystals of cholesterol match textbook pictures of “gallstones” exactly.
From the book The Cure for All Advanced Cancers by Dr. Hulda Clark
Some info from The Liver – Cleansing & Rejuvenating the Vital Organ by Dr. Richard Anderson
This article is not meant to diagnose any disease. For any serious medical concerns, always consult with your doctor.
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So I tried this flush cause I have gallstones. My wonderful hubby did it with me. He didn’t know he had stones but passed tons! I know I do and only passed 10-15 and they were that big. I, however, threw up the oil mix 2.5 hours after I went to bed at 10pm. Judging by how much I feel like I threw up every last bit of it. I did the two morning salt mix drinks and was thinking of doing the oil again after followed by two salt ones. Would I have to wait the whole 8 hours like last night before drinking the other two salt drinks?
Please make sure you add the instructions to do a colonic or multiple enemas before the flush and the day after. If the colon tract in not cleared out before the flush, then the gallstones & liver toxins released can get reabsorbed back into the body causing toxic overload for the liver to reprocess them. If you are normally constipated it is crucial you do a colon cleanse first. Thanks for posting this info about. Love your site!
Thanks for your note! The instructions state “It is recommended that you have done a full 7-day cleanse prior to this flush, mainly to take the toxic pressure off your organs and to be sure that your body is alkaline.” No one should be doing this cleanse if they are constipated. They should do a 7-day colon cleanse first. But not everyone reads instructions so it’s definitely good to reiterate what’s recommended by Dr. Hulda Clark. To be clear, this website does not give any medical advice. For any medical questions, it’s always best to consult with your doctor. Thank you!
Can I drink water during the flush between first and last Epsom salt drink? It says do not eat or drink after 2pm but I’m so dehydrated
If you have to drink water, then by all means do so. However it’s best to increase your hydration before the start of the cleanse and not drink water in between the final drinks.
I just completed this Gallstone Liver cleanse on June 9th. Released about 300 stones. Very happy with the results. Pressure on my liver was released in the days after. I’m starting to feel the back ache again on my right shoulder blade I’m guessing I’m due another cleanse? Hopefully soon I can start a consultation with you! I’m from Charlotte NC. I love Asheville.
We’re practically neighbors! Well done on your cleanse. Those are great results!
Can you recommend a good parasite cleanse?
Im also interested in reading about a parasite cleanse. Try dr. Hulda clarks website she has some there
Any herbal parasite cleanse should contain the follow herbs: black walnut, wormwood and clove.
Also it’s best to do 28-30 days on any program since the life cycle of many parasites is more than 20 days.
On page 566, Dr. Clark states, “As soon as the drink is down walk to your bed and lie down flat
on your back with your head up high on the pillow.” Why do you say “right side with knees up?”
In my experience, lying on the right side (the same side as the liver) is more comfortable, helps to calm any nausea and is an easier position to stay still and fall asleep. If I’m feeling some mild nausea, lying on the back can be very uncomfortable; it also feels more difficult to remain still and can increase the chance for regurgitating some of the drink. Having the knees up keeps the body in a still position and reminds me not to move. I hope that makes sense!
To your health,
My wife has had gallbladder diagnosed as being full at ER but they wouldn’t say if there were multiple stones or a few large ones.
We did a flush and she had no pain or symptoms for 3 weeks.
We were moving so couldn’t repeat the flush and things got worse and prolonged pain for 24 hrs occurred the other day. We are doing a flush now. My only concern is this: can there be too large a stone to flush using Apple Juice to break down stone to prepare and gallbladder flush. Does anyone have the answer? Thank you.
Use this: https://healthybliss.net/how-to-make-a-castor-oil-pack-for-healing-pain-relief-or-detox/ I had a 1.3 cm stone stuck in my pancreas and the only way I got it to move was to do this cleanse, which on the 1st try it did but I knew there were so many yet inside my liver & the stones come from the liver but get hung up in the gall bladder where to many gall bladder operations are hurting people because the develop fatty livers and detoxing is urged more frequently when high acidic diets.
You wife needs to be castor oiled on the outside with heating pad & first thing in am & last thing going to be you need to 1 tablespoon of lemon juice & olive oil as this will lubricate & the lemon will soften and during this period I did use apple cider vinegar with the mother, to soften the stones sooner.
When the stones have passed the gall bladder, you are still not out of the woods as it still has to travel through the ducts passing through the common bile duct & the pancreas & spleen which is where I concentrate the caster oil & heating pad right to that area because the ducts are smaller but they can pass & do & just like making sure your car stays oiled, same theory with keeping your body oiled with being able to accomplish passing the stones from a cleanse.
When you do this remedy, the fasting for the length of time prior to starting the liver cleanse begins to open up all the ducts so that the stones can & do pass. And they will if you make sure you stay proactive, not give up & stay oiled.
What I have found that once I was able to get a good cleanse, how many stones have passed causing obstruction/back up of stones piling up, at times, after the cleanses giving me this impression that I have opened up this dirty liver of stones that in time & being on an alkaline diets will subside.