Symptoms & Illnesses


Overview -Liver Disease

Liver diseases,the traditional Indian system of medicine, offers a holistic approach for treating and focusing on balancing the body’s doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) through diet, lifestyle changes, herbal remedies, and detoxification processes.

Here are some common diseases related and their Ayurvedic solutions and remedies:


Ayurvedic Solutions:

  • Diet: Avoid spicy, oily, and processed foods. Incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
  • Herbs:
    • Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata): Known for its anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective properties.
    • Bhumyamalaki (Phyllanthus niruri): Helps in detoxifying the liver and treating hepatitis.
    • Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia): Boosts immunity and supports liver health.
  • Detoxification: Panchakarma therapy, especially Virechana (purgation therapy), to eliminate toxins.

Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD and Alcoholic)

Ayurvedic Solutions:

  • Diet: Follow a kapha-pacifying diet with more fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. Avoid alcohol, sugar, and fatty foods.
  • Herbs:
    • Triphala: A combination of three fruits that supports liver detoxification.
    • Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa): Reduces inflammation and helps in liver regeneration.
    • Turmeric (Curcuma longa): Contains curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
  • Lifestyle: Regular exercise, yoga, and pranayama (breathing exercises) to improve metabolism.

Cirrhosis and Liver Support

Ayurvedic Solutions:

  • Diet: Pitta-pacifying diet including cooling, non-spicy foods, and plenty of hydration.
  • Herbs:
    • Kutki (Picrorhiza kurroa): Known for its hepatoprotective and detoxifying properties.
    • Kalmegh: Supports its function and detoxification.
    • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis): Rich in Vitamin C and supports its health.
    • Detoxification: Panchakarma therapies like Basti (enema therapy) and Virechana (purgation) to cleanse the system.

Liver Cancer and Ayurvedic Care

Ayurvedic Solutions:

  • Diet: Emphasise fresh, organic fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Avoid processed and junk foods.
  • Herbs:
    • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera): Supports overall health and vitality.
    • Turmeric: Its anti-cancer properties can support conventional treatments.
    • Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus): Supports immune function.
  • Supportive Therapies: Stress management through meditation and yoga, and regular detoxification processes.

Liver Fibrosis and Healing

Ayurvedic Solutions:

  • Diet: Kapha-pacifying diet with less sugar and fats.
  • Herbs:
    • Punarnava: Helps in reducing inflammation and fibrotic changes.
    • Triphala: Supports regular detoxification.
    • Neem (Azadirachta indica): Has anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties.
    • Detoxification: Regular use of Panchakarma therapies to cleanse the liver and body.

General Ayurvedic Recommendations

  • Diet: Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Avoid excessive intake of fatty, spicy, and processed foods.
  • Hydration: Drink plenty of water and herbal teas.
  • Exercise: Engage in regular physical activities, yoga, and pranayama.
  • Herbs: Incorporate liver-supporting herbs like turmeric, ginger, and dandelion root in your daily routine.
  • Detoxification: Regularly practice Panchakarma and other cleansing techniques.

Consultation with a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner is essential to tailor treatments to individual needs and conditions.

Our Liver Disease Specialists

Dr. Vivek Brijbahal Singh

BAMS, M.D. Rachna Sharir, Advanced PGD in Clinical Research

Dr. Supriya Kurane

BAMS, M.S. Surgery

Dr. Datt Bapardekar

BAMS, MD (Panchakarm), Ph.D. scholar in Panchakarm

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