Home Remedies and Ayurvedic Treatment for Liver Diseases

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The liver is the largest glandular organ located in the right side of your abdomen. The main functions of the liver is to produce bile, which is a digestive juice necessary for digestion of fat, helps in removal of toxins from your body, production of certain proteins in plasma of the blood and maintenance of the body’s metabolism.

Jaundice, Hepatitis, Fatty liver, Hepatomegaly (enlargement of liver), Liver abscess, Liver cirrhosis and gallstones are the common liver disorders.

Following are the factors which may precipitate the chance of liver diseases:

  • Consumption of alcohol in large quantity.
  • Drug abuse.
  • Obesity.
  • Diabetes.
  • Abnormal cholesterol levels in blood.
  • Exposure to certain toxins or chemicals.
  • Spread of infection from the infected person through unprotected sex, sharing needles or blood transfusion.

General signs and symptoms of liver diseases:

  • Itching, yellowish discolouration of skin and sclera of the eyes.
  • Nausea/ vomiting.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Abnormality in digestion.
  • Change in colour of your urine and stools.
  • Pain or discomfort in your side of your abdomen.

Home Remedies for Liver Health

You may try the following home remedies for healthy liver and improve its function-

  • Carrot juice is known to have benefits for jaundice.
  • 4 gms of Indian gooseberry taken with water every day for 15-20 days, helps to regulate overall liver function.
  • Juice of Guduchi taken daily on empty stomach, detoxifies the liver.
  • Consumption of 5-6 ml of bhumy amalaki swarasa for 3-4 days is also beneficial.
  • Pomegranate, raisins, coconut water, sugar cane juice, etc., can be consumed regularly.

Don’ts

Avoid pickles, heavy-oily foods ,sour-fermented foods, alcohol, smoking, self medications and minimise the intake of non vegetarian foods and salt.

Ayurveda for Liver Health

Vitiation of pitta dosha is the main cause for hepatitis, cirrhosis, jaundice, anaemia, or chronic fatigue syndrome.

The following herbs are found to be very effective in protecting the liver and curing all kinds of liver disease:

Ayurvedic medicine for Liver Diseases

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Dr. Greeshma Nair


Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).


4 Comments

  • Manisha Jain

    Liver abscess k liye kya medicine le

  • Divya

    the above written blog will be really helpful for the people . i also want to add some of my experience with this. my neighbour was facing the diseases related to liver. after this she approached an Ayurveda treatment of Jain’s cow urine therapy, it is herbal and like she was becoming somewhat well after this Ayurveda treatment. so i think Ayurveda is good for all the diseases.

  • amarendra nath

    I have diagnosis a hepatic hemangiomata in my liver. Please suggest me is there any treatment in ayurveda

  • Caroline Barongo

    In my research, I realise ensuring overall health is the right way to avoid all these problems. The same remedies work for different ailments, so why not just live a healthy lifestyle? I love the tips in this blog, and I will include them in my regime. I am currently using the blessed back seed oil, and i hope these options will further my progress towards healthful living



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