What part of the body produces bile?

Advertisement
Advertisement
Bile, a digestive fluid, is produced in your liver. Your liver releases bile into your gallbladder, a small, pear-shaped organ located just below your liver in the upper right side of your abdomen. Your gallbladder concentrates and stores the bile. Then, when you consume a meal, your gallbladder releases just enough bile into your intestine to help digest your food, especially the fat in your food.

Continue Learning about Digestive Health

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.