Fatty Liver: Causes, Symptoms and Ayurvedic Treatment

Fatty liver is a condition where there is accumulation fat in your liver.

Causes of Fatty Liver

  • Certain medications.
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol.
  • Other medical conditions like hepatitis and metabolic disorders like obesity, diabetes and dyslipidemia.
  • Malnutrition or undernutrition.
  • Unhealthy food habits.


Signs and Symptoms of Fatty Liver

In early stage of fatty liver, you may not experience any signs and symptoms. When your liver is inflamed you will notice these symptoms:

  • Discomfort in abdomen
  • Mild pain
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Decreased appetite
  • Weight Loss and weakness
  • Few may develop jaundice also


Diagnosis of Fatty Liver

Your physician will do a physical examination and lab tests like liver function test and USG scan to confirm the diagnosis.

Management of Fatty Liver

  • Diet which is low in fat and low glycemic index.
  • Exercise.
  • Weight loss.
  • Alcohol withdrawal.
  • Stopping unwanted medication and self medication.
  • Control your diabetes with proper medications.


Ayurvedic Treatment for Fatty Liver

The following Ayurvedic medicines are beneficial in Fatty liver


Avoid sweets, carbohydrate rich food. Replace curds with well churned buttermilk with enough curry leaves. Include brown rice and barley in your diet.

Additional Reading:

Preserving Your Liver Through Ayurveda

Fatty Liver – An Overview

To get more information and to buy ayurvedic products for relief from fatty liver and  improved liver function, please click the links below:

Vasaguduchyadi kashayam 

Triphala churna

Liver fit capsules

Ayurvedic Products for Liver Health



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