THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS NOT A REPLACEMENT FOR A DOCTOR. YOU SHOULDN’T USE IT FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELF-DIAGNOSING OR SELF-MEDICATING BUT RATHER SO YOU CAN HAVE A MORE INFORMED DISCUSSION WITH A PROFESSIONAL TCM PRACTITIONER OR YOUR FAMILY GP.
The Gallbladder's main function is to store Bile produced by the Liver and excrete it downwards to the Small Intestine to digest food. From this perspective, the Gallbladder's function is the same as in Western Medicine theory. Physiologically speaking, the Gallbladder rules decisions-making.
If the gallbladder is impaired, it can adversely affect digestion and cause problems like vomiting, regurgitation, belching and hiccups, which are all symptoms of rebellious Stomach Qi.