After extracting the gallstones from the Ox, cow, cattle's intestines they have to be washed thoroughly with cold water to remove blood clots, impurities etc. After washing they are dried for two to three weeks in a dark and well ventilated environment at a temperature of approx. 20 degrees Celsius. The stones have to be moved regularly for better drying and to avoid them sticking at each other. After full drying the stones are packed in hermetically sealed bags
We supply gallstones with the below specifications;
- yellow golden orange color;
- stones with low specific weight;
- large stones;
- bili rubin content not less than 35%;
There is a demand for dark stones as well, but prices are considerably lower however
Stones are traded in the following specifications
- 100% whole stones
- 90% whole stones / 10% brokengrams
- 80% whole stones / 20% broken
- 70% whole stones / 30% broken
- 60% whole stones / 40% broken
- 100% broken stones
- 100% ox gall powder.
*Ox gallstones are used in the pharmacopeia.
*They are used in medical formulas because of their sedative, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties.
*They are in particular used for treatments of hepatic problems.
The stones have to have a natural smell of healthy, BSE free cattle. Liver stones, kidney stones, piping, moldy stones, blood stones, cholesterol stones and stones descending from other animals respectively are separated
We shall provide the follow documents below during shipping.
- certificate of origin;
- BSE free certificate;
- veterinary certificate;
- analysis (issued by Chamber of Commerce and Industry);
- commercial invoice
Buyer should advice if they need additional documents.
Gallstones can form in the gall bladder of cattle, and are retrieved at the abattoir during the bile extraction process on the eviscera table. ... But even at Lakes Creek, the presence of gallstones is known to be 'very, very low' relative to the number of cattle killed.
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