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Gallbladder

Meridian Associations

Element – Wood
Season – Spring
Color – Green
Time of Day – 11-1am
Body Tissue – Ligaments
Voice Sound – Shouting
Sense organ – Eyebrows
Reflects – Nails, bile and tears
Emotion – Anger
Healing Tone – SHHHH

High Traits Of Gallbladder Meridian

The Gallbladder Meridian is the genius of Decision Making. This personality type is based in the analytical world, thinking is an asset, they ask the most and best questions. These folks enjoy and do well under pressure. They are committed, decisive, confident, and ambitious. They make decisions based on gathered information, they understand how to research and more importantly they arrive finally at a decision with firm resolve.

Low Traits Of the Gallbladder Meridian

The Gallbladder personality may have difficulty with the following areas:

  • Intensity
  • Restraint
  • Equality
  • sharing
  • Cooperation
  • Ambiguity

Western Medicine Function of the Gallbladder

  • Stores and releases bile

Eastern Medicine Function of the Gallbladder:

  • Influences our quality and length of sleep
  • Controls judgment and the capacity to make decisions

Physical Symptoms Indicating Gallbladder Imbalance

  • Un-sustained energy, impotence, pale tongue, weak pulse
  • Headache at night, excessive hunger, agitation, redness on tongue, rapid pulse
  • Greasy tongue, mucus congestion
  • Erratic emotions, Impulsive behavior, Irregular breathing

Emotional Gallbladder Symptoms
(Eastern View)

  • Aggressive behavior
  • Anger and angry outbursts
  • Bitterness
  • Depression
  • Emotional repression
  • Frustration
  • Impatience
  • Inability to plan or organize
  • Indecision
  • Irritability
  • Jealousy
  • Moodiness
  • Negative outlook
  • Nervous tension
  • Over-fastidious planning
  • Resentment
  • Rigid and inflexible attitude
  • Shouting
  • Timidity

Foods to Add to diet to help gallbladder issues

  • Applesauce
  • Artichokes
  • Avocados
  • Basil
  • Beef
  • Beets
  • Blackberries
  • Black-eyed peas
  • Broccoli
  • Burdock
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Chicken livers
  • Chives
  • Coconut milk
  • Cucumbers
  • Dandelion
  • Gou Qi Zhi Berries
  • Green lentils
  • Hawthorn fruit
  • Kefir
  • Kelp
  • Leeks
  • Lychees
  • Mung beans
  • Nori
  • Peppermint
  • Plums
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Rosemary
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sorrel
  • Summer squash
  • Triticale
  • Zucchini

Foods to Avoid

  • Alcohol
  • Bacon
  • Barbecued foods
  • Canned soup
  • Canned veggies
  • Coffee
  • Fatty foods
  • Frozen dinners
  • Greasy foods
  • Nuts
  • Potato chips
  • Pretzels
  • Red meat (excess)
  • Salty foods
  • Sausage
  • Sour foods
  • Sugar and sweets

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