During this beautiful time of year when nature is awakening and sending its energy up and outward, the energies most active play an important role in our modern world. The Gallbladder Meridian, which begins in the head and ends between the 4th and 5th toes, is responsible for decision making and overcoming obstacles. It’s partner, the Liver Meridian, controls our ability to plan our lives.
It is said that the gallbladder energy carries out the plans of the liver. The emotions connected with the Liver Meridian are anger, resentment, and frustration.
In our present-day society of deadlines and responsibilities, a healthy gallbladder and liver energy is essential to good decision making. Difficulty with procrastination or frustration level are symptoms of gallbladder and liver imbalance.
Diets which are high in processed carbs, fried food, trans fats dairy and fructose can lead to gallbladder imbalance. Some pre-disposing factors to liver disease include diabetes, alcoholism, drug abuse, malnutrition, and viral liver infection.
To improve gallbladder and liver health:
- Juice a combination of beets, apples, lemon, carrots, and dandelion greens.
- Eat more leafy greens, walnuts, olive oil, asparagus, garlic, turmeric, cauliflower, tart cherries, broccoli, and kale
- Get some type of exercise every day