Topic of the Month
The most common of all liver ailments, this
results in an increase in the bile pigments and bilurubin in the
blood, giving the skin and mucus membrane a yellow tinge. And is
called `Kamala' in Ayurveda.
- Extreme weakness
- Severe headaches
- Yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin and urine
- Dull ache in the liver region of stomach.
- Possible itching all over the body
- Excessive circulation of pitta (bile pigments) in the
blood. Occurs when there is any obstruction in the bile duct
or impairment of the functions of the liver or excessive
destruction of the red blood cells.
- Ailments as typhoid, malaria, yellow fever, tuberculosis
affect the liver to some extent
- Viral infections.
Herbs that are useful
in Liver Problem:
Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri)
is very much useful in chronic constipation. Charaka mentions the
plant. In ayurveda the expressed juice of the fresh plant is given
for a sluggish liver and also for chronic liver diseases. It is
commonly and widely used for dysentery and intestinal colic.
It is safe lipotropic drug and its primary action is on the liver.
Liver disorder: Indian aloe is a form of
cactus. After peeling the hard skin, the pulp to be cored from
inside. Take a leaf from the pulp with black salt and ginger juice
every morning for 10 days.
nigrum is most effective for liver disorders such as chronic
enlargement of the liver and associated symptons, eg. haemoptesis
(blood from the mouth, mucoid stools, and other skin
manifestations). The juice of the plant can be taken for this
Go for the boiled & spice less diet. With
vegetables- radish leaves, tomato, lemon . And dry fruits- dried
dates with almonds & Cardamoms
Have plenty of sugarcane juice, orange juice,
bitter Luffa and barley water. This enhances urination which
helps eliminate excess bile pigments in the blood.
Ayurvedic Supplements :