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.
Katuki (picorriza kuroo) Katumohini (H): One teaspoonful of root powder with honey is given thrice a day. (Katuki will be available in the shop).
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.
Chatini (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.
Guduchi; Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia) the infusion of the leaves and stem in cold water is given. Dose: 1 cup, twice a day.