CIRRHOSIS OF LIVER

 

In cirrhosis of liver there is hardening of the liver due to excess of fibrous tissues. In adults it could be due to alcoholism. It can be a complication of hepatitis B.

Signs and symptoms

Loss of appetite, enlargement of liver, and pain in the region of liver.

Treatment

Katuki (picorriza kuroo) Katumohini (H): One teaspoonful of root powder with honey is given thrice a day. (Katuki will be available in the shop).

kutkuti
kutkuti

Along with the above remedy, give a cold infusion of the bark of pipal tree: Crush well and soak 2 inch-square of the bark in a glass of water overnight. Strain and drink in the morning.

 

bark of banyan tree
bark of banyan tree

Chatini (Alstonia scholaris)

Alstonia Scholaris
Alstonia Scholaris

 

  • Soak the bark and cold water for 24 hours and give to drink. Dose: Dose:1 glass
  • Grind the bark and make a paste and give with jaggery. Dose:1 teaspoonful
  • The water that flows while cutting the tree also can be given as antibiotic.

Bhadkuar (Makoy; Solanum nigrum): is a good liver tonic. The whole plant can be used in any form: paste, swaras,decoction, vegetable.

solanam nigram
solanam nigram

Guduchi; Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia) the infusion of the leaves and stem in cold water is given. Dose: 1 cup, twice a day.

guduchi
guduchi

 

 

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