Ayurvedic Jaundice Herbs

Ayurvedic Herbs for Jaundice Treatment

By Shankar.

Jaundice is a disease caused from liver disorder. The eyes, skin, nails, and urine of a person turn yellow. This indicates that the circulation of the bile is excess. The other symptoms of jaundice are body itching, indigestion, loss of appetite, abdomen pain, and diarrhea.

Jaundice patients should avoid certain foods like bakery foods, non-vegetarian foods, drinks that contain sugar, and spicy foods; the most important is alcohol which is to be avoided completely. Instead, they are recommended to eat vegetables, dry fruits, and lemon. There are several Ayurvedic herbs that can be used for curing jaundice.

Berberis: Berberis is also known by its nickname, ‘jaundice berry’ as it is very effective in curing jaundice. The tonic is made from the bark of Berberis tree. The taste of the tonic is bitter and as such, the dosage of this tonic should be ¼ teaspoon daily for treating jaundice.

Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera is a good remedy for liver ailments. It treats jaundice effectively. It also stimulates the liver to function effectively. The juice of Aloe Vera can be mixed in water and taken. The pulp from its leaves can be taken with ginger and black salt every morning to cure jaundice.

Indian Sorrel: Indian sorrel helps to cure jaundice. The fresh juice of this herb is taken with buttermilk, which is made from cow’s milk. It should be taken daily in the morning during the time a person is suffering from jaundice.

Henna: The bark of this Ayurvedic herb is very effective to treat liver ailments like jaundice. Henna gives cooling and soothing effect that is beneficial for treating liver problems.

Katuki: Katuki is one of the best remedies for treating jaundice. This herb is widely recommended by Ayurveda. This herb is powdered and mixed with warm water. The dosage is to take twice daily.

Chicory: This herb is very useful for treating liver problems. It is very useful in the sense that almost all the parts of this herb such as seeds, flowers, and roots are used for treating liver problems. This herb’s juice helps to promote the secretion of the bile.

Gokulakanta: This herb is used for treating hepatitis, jaundice, and enlargement of the liver. The most beneficial part is its root, and it is prescribed for treating several liver problems.

Erand: Erand is useful to treat jaundice in hepatitis.

These Ayurvedic herbs are very beneficial for curing jaundice. Ayurveda also recommends the person with jaundice to take rest and physical activities should be as less as possible. Also the person should avoid excess heat.

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