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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Ayurvedic Treatment of Hepatitis B & C


Ayurveda has a lot to offer in treatment of Hepatitis of all types. If someone suffers from Hepatitis, usually they don’t even know that herbs used in Ayurveda have been found to be very effective in treating all liver conditions including Hepatitis of all types. Hepatitis of any types is a serious liver condition and should not be ignored. There are certain herbs which are used to

·         Improve liver functions
·         lower down serum bilirubin
·         Reduce the elevated enzyme levels
·         Heal the dying liver cells
·         Correct bile secretion and formation
·         Help reduce the jaundice
·         Improve appetite and digestion

Yakrit Plihantak Churna – A unique herbal formulation for treatment of liver problems  - Hepatitis- Liver cirrhosis and Fatty liver

This unique herbal formula helps to correct the liver function in a natural way. It is a rare combination of ayurvedic herbs to help in liver cirrhosis and hepatitis of all types, especially Hepatitis C and B. This can be used along with ongoing ayurvedic treatment or any other treatment for liver cirrhosis or hepatitis.  The herbs are described in ancient ayurvedic texts and known to posses healing properties for liver. All the ayurvedic physicians worldover use these herbs for correcting liver function, treating hepatitis and liver cirrhosis. Read more about YakritPlihantak Churna.. 

Some information about Hepatitis
Hepatitis means swelling and inflammation in the liver. There are various types called Hepatitis A, B, C , D and E viruses.

Hepatitis A is caused by eating food and drinking water infected with Hepatitis A virus. Hepatitis A can also be caused by anal-oral contact during sex. Hepatitis A is usually not fatal and not much dangerous but if ignored it can lead to complications and death. Ayurveda offers good herbs for regenerating liver cells and help to ease the inflammation.     Almost all the cases recover by rest, diet modifications and some medications.

Hepatitis B is caused by the virus HBV. It is spread by contact with an infected person's blood, semen, or other body fluid. And, it is a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Hepatitis B is more dangerous than Hepatitis A. It is acquired by following methods -
·         Unprotected sex with infected person.
·         Sharing drug needles
·         Getting a tattoo or body piercing with dirty needles and tools that were used on others.
·         Getting pricked with an infected needle. Usually healthcare workers are at risk. Doctors, Nurses and ward boys should take care.
·         Sharing toothbrush, razor or other person items with infected person.
·         An infected woman can give hepatitis B to her baby at birth or through her breast milk.
·         Through a bite from another person.
·         Sometimes the blood transfusion of infected blood in healthy person by mistake of hospital.

Hepatitis B also leads to liver swelling and damage. It can cause severe liver damage and may also result in liver cancer. The chronic infection leads
Hepatitis B can be a serious infection that can cause liver damage, which may result in cancer. Some people are not able to get rid of the virus, which makes the infection chronic.

Hepatitis C is caused by the virus HCV. It is spread the same way as hepatitis B. Most people who have hepatitis C develop a chronic infection. This may lead to a scarring of the liver, called cirrhosis. Blood banks test all donated blood for hepatitis C, greatly reducing the risk for getting the virus from blood transfusions or blood products.
Hepatitis D is caused by the virus HDV. You can only get hepatitis D if you are already infected with hepatitis B. It is spread through contact with infected blood, dirty needles that have HDV on them, and unprotected sex (not using a condom) with a person infected with HDV. Hepatitis D causes swelling of the liver.

Hepatitis E is caused by the virus HEV. One can get hepatitis E by drinking water infected with the virus. This type of hepatitis doesn't causes long-term damage. It can also be spread through oral-anal contact.


Although Yakrit plihantak churna alone is sufficient in most of the cases but in serious forms and in advanced cases where there is ascites, edema, severe liver damage, esophageal varices and more complications, the advanced stages of liver care is needed.

Ayurveda has described many effective natural treatment methods to combat such complicated stages of liver damage caused by liver cirrhosis and Hepatitis.
The combination explained here not only helps to clear the jaundice but can also help to clear the virus from the body.

The following combination is useful

1.       Yakrit Plihantak Churna – 1 teaspoonful twice daily or boil 2 tablespoonfuls in about 400 ml of water , boil until it remains 50 ml. Filter and consume. Add sugar to taste if not diabetic
2.       Tab. Arogyavardhni vati – 2 tablets twice daily, after meals with plain water
3.       Cap. Phyllanthus ( Chanca piedra) - 2 twice daily  - Very well researched herb for its role in reducing power of hepatitis B virus and improve liver function
       Cap. Echinacea  ( indian echinacea - Kalmegh) - 2 twice daily .     
5.       Tab. Hepsadex - 1 twice daily 
6.       Cap. Punarnava – 2 capsules twice daily

7.       Mix all the following in the below mentioned quantity, make 60 Sachets and consume 1 sachet twice daily with honey.

Praval Panchamrit- 10 gm
Kamdudha Ras –  10 gm
Kalmegh Navayas Loh – 10 gm
Tapyadi Loh – 5 gm
Yashad Bhasma – 5 gm
Mukta Pishti – 2 gm
Akik Pishti – 10 gm
Swarn Makshik Bhasma – 5 gm
Punarnava mandur – 10 gm
Jahar Mohra Pishti- 10 gm
Make 60 Sachets of Equal quantity- consume 1 twice daily with honey.

8.       Cap. Liver Detox – 2 twice daily

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan ( MD-Ayurveda ) Explaining Ayurveda herbs for Hepatitis B-C, A,D, E, F and G.  Read More about Dr. Vikram Chauhan at -


  1. Os sintomas da doença aguda da hepatite B desenvolvem dentro de 1-6 meses de quando você se torna contaminado com o vírus, e incluem mal-estar, vômitos, dor de estômago, temperatura e sensação de mal-estar geral. Algumas pessoas crescem icterícia .. Mais informações

  2. Sir hamare aunty ke hepatits c h kya vo thik ho sakti h

  3. my mother is suffering from acites, came in to notice in feb, since then onwards she is being hospitalized, doctor says that liver and kidney are not functioning well, pls do suggest

  4. Sir I'm suffering from chronic hepatitis b and also I'm 4 months pregnant...pzzzz help.

  5. Sir I'm suffering from chronic hepatitis b and also I'm 4 months pregnant...pzzzz help.


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