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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, September 19, 2016

Ayurvedic Herbal Remedies for Fatty Liver Treatment

In Ayurvedic language 'Yakrit' is the name for Liver which is an organ of production and maintenance center for a fire or Pitta and so there is a need to maintain the balance of pitta dosha for good health of the liver, thus supporting the liver's ability to flush out toxins from the body.

FLD (Fatty Liver Disease) is named as a 'Kaphavrita Pitta' in Ayurveda which happens when the liver is overfilled with toxins like alcohol or fats, it has to work too hard and burn too hot. This causes inflammation and problems throughout the body and destroys the cells.

Fatty Liver is described as a disease which involves the buildup of fat in liver which is followed by the inflammation of liver and advance stage can lead to serious complications. There are two major types of Fatty Liver.

  • Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) - Caused due to excessive intake of Alcohol
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) - Specific reason is not exactly known but other than Alcohol.

What Are Symptoms of Fatty Liver Disease?

Initially there might not be any symptoms and symptoms are usually revealed until the liver disease is far advanced and liver gets inflamed.

Some of the Symptoms that star appear:

  • Feeling of fatigue and Weakness
  • Discomfort in the abdomen at the level of the liver
  • Loss in weight or appetite
  • Feeling of Nausea
  • Itching
  • Confusion, poor judgment, or trouble concentrating
  • Jaundice may occur

Causes of Fatty Liver

  • Most common cause of fatty liver is alcoholism
  • Obesity or overweight
  • Nutritional causes like starvation or protein malnutrion.
  • High levels of fats or Hyperlipidemia, in the blood
  • Metabolic Disorders like Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, and Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Genetic inheritance
  • Fast weight loss
  • Adverse effects of certain medications such as aspirin, steroids, tamoxifen, and tetracycline

Ayurvedic Herbal Remedies for Fatty Liver Treatment


Fatty Liver, Herbal Remedies, Ayurvedic Treatment

1. Yakrit Plihantak Churna

This is a herbal powder made from the wonderful herbs like Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa), Makoy (Solanum indicum), Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kaasni (Cichorium intybus), Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) and Bhringraj (Eclipta alba). This is very useful in all the liver anomalies. This herbal powder helps in the treatment of liver cirrhosis, fatty liver, spleenomegaly, hepatitis B, etc.

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice a day before meals with warm water or decoction method.

2. Livoplan Syrup

This is a herbal syrup that contains herbs such as Bhringraj (Eclipta alba), Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Shyonak (Oroxylum indicum), Rohitaka (Tecomella undulata), Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri), Patol (Trichosanthes diocia), Kasni (Cichorium intybus), etc. These herbs regenerate the liver cells and protect the liver from toxins. It eliminates the toxins from the liver and provides a healthy liver function.

Dosage: 2 tsp twice a day after meals.

3. Liver Detox Formula

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with warm water.


  1. Great blog Doctor Vikram. Actually, my uncle suffering from this fatty liver problem. I definitely suggest your blog to him, I hope all herbal remedies for this problem which you mentioned in your blog is helping my uncle fatty liver problem. Keep sharing.

  2. Yes there are wonderful results and you can always try them for liver disorders.

  3. After Jaundice how much time does it take for the liver to function properly? This Ayurvedic remedies will help me?

    1. Hello - Yes these herbal remedies are very useful to improve the functioning of liver and support the good liver health too. Take these medicines at least for two months and then update me on this E- mail ID -
      For any queries you can contact on this number- +91-172-5214030