Ayurvedic treatment for Liver Cirrhosis

Liver Cirrhosis

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Liver Cirrhosis


The Ayurvedic management of liver disease includes correct lifestyle and diet management along with use of some herbs which can effectively treat the condition.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Complete abstinence from alcohol
  • Should undergo an initial liver cleaning with a juice for 7 days. Freshly extracted juices from lemon, papaya, grapes and lemon, papaya and grapes may be consumed; followed by the milk and fruit diet for two to three weeks
  • Post fruit and milk diet, the patient may gradually start well-balanced diet of three basic food groups, namely (i) seeds, nuts and grains, (ii) vegetables and (iii) fruits
  • An adequate high quality protein diet should be consumed
  • Vegetables such as beets, tomato, carrot, bitter gourd, egg-plant, radishes, squashes and papaya are useful in this condition.
  • All oils and fats should be avoided for several weeks.
  • The patient should avoid all refined, processed and canned foods as well as all preparations cooked in ghee, oil or butter and all meats rich in fat.
  • The use of salt should be restricted.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Warm water enema should be used for cleansing the bowels.
  • Breathing and other exercises should be performed on a regular basis.
  • The patient should be advised bed rest.

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