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Liver Problem

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
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin and urine
  • Dull ache in the liver region of stomach.
  • Possible itching all over the body

Root Causes

  • 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)

It 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.


Ghritkumari (Aloe vera) :

  • Used for liver & spleen disorder.

  • Promotes & regulates menstrual period.

  • Hair vitaliser.

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.

Kakmachi (Solanum nigrum)

Solanum 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

Diet :

  • 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.

Yoga :

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