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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Yakrit Plihantak Churna - Ayurvedic Supplement for Your Liver Health


According to Ayurveda, Liver is also known as Yakrit and is one of the most important and largest glands of the human body. Liver secretes bile which helps in the digestion of fats and also aids in metabolization of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. According to Ayurveda, spleen is also known as Pliha and liver is known as yakrit. All the severe disorders of spleen and liver nowadays are common due to poor diet and  modern sedentary lifestyle. Therefore one should take care of our vital organs like liver and spleen by removing all the toxins from the body. Due to improper lifestyle and unhealthy diet most of the people are suffering from Liver related disorders. One of the most common liver disorders known nowadays is Fatty liver. Other liver related disorders are liver cirrhosis, fibrosis, and jaundice which are also very common among people nowadays. Planet Ayurveda provides a very effective and beneficial herbal formulation i.e. Yakrit Plihantak Churna which aids in various liver and spleen disorders. This churna helps in providing relief to the liver as well as the spleen.


Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a polyherbal formulation made up of more than one herb by Planet Ayurveda.  It is a powder form which is made up of eight herbs. In Ayurveda, Yakrit means the liver and Pliha means the spleen and this herbal formation helps in eliminating the toxins from the liver and the spleen. The diseases in which Yakrit plihantak churna is very effective are Alcoholic liver disease (ALD), fatty liver, constipation, pitta (Excessive heat) disorders in body, high Cholesterol level in body, diabetes, gallbladder Stones, hormonal imbalances, jaundice, hepatitis (B and C) etc. Yakrit Plihantak churna is very effective in restoring the normal function of the liver and also helps in rejuvenating the liver cells. Yakrit Plihantak churna is a patent herbal formulation by Planet Ayurveda and has shown positive results on liver and spleen disorders. Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a very effective herbal formulation as it helps in detoxification of liver and spleen.


Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a polyhedral formulation that means it is made up of more than two ingredients. Planet Ayurveda’s herbs are 100% natural and pure vegetarian. All the herbal products are free from chemicals and additives. All the products are manufactured under Ayurvedic board guidelines. Ingredients of Yakrit plihantak churna are listed below:-

  1. Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri)
  2. Kutki (Picrorhiza kurroa)
  3. Makoy (Solanum nigrum)
  4. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)
  5. Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata)
  6. Kaasni (Cichorium intybus)
  7. Sarpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea)
  8. Bhringraj (Eclipta Alba)
Yakrit Plihantak Churna


1. Bhumi Amla

Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) is a very effective drug as it acts as a powerful antioxidant and aids in removing toxins from the body. Bhumi amla strengthens the liver and spleen. Bhumi amla also acts as diuretic so helps in kidney stones. Bhumi amla is also effective in hair growth and also aids in skin related disorders as it has blood purifying properties.

2. Kutki

Kutki (Picrorhiza kurroa) is very effective in liver related disorders like jaundice etc and also helps in maintaining the blood sugar level in the body. It is also effective in skin disorder vitiligo, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis. It also helps in asthma related problems and also in bronchial disease.

3. Makoy

Makoy (Solanum nigrum) is very beneficial in skin related disorders like psoriasis, eczema and even makoy paste is also used for the herpes, severe burns etc. Makoy is also helpful in reducing pain, inflammation and also helpful in dysentery. Makoy is also effective in relieving ear pain and also helps in mouth ulcers.

4. Punarnava

Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) is very effective in pacifying the tri doshas of the body. Punarnava also acts as diuretic which helps in reducing swelling in the body as well as helps in removing excessive water from the body. Punarnava has anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in increasing the hemoglobin level in the body.

5. Kalmegh

Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata) is very effective in pacifying Kapha and Pitta dosha in the body. Kalmegh has very effective results in the liver and spleen disorders as it helps formation of free radicals. Kalmegh aids in treating tonsillitis and tuberculosis.

6. Kaasni

Kaasni (Cichorium intybus) is effective in gall bladder stones. Kaasni is very effective in pacifying the pitta dosha in the body. Kaasni helps in relieving constipation as it acts as a mild laxative. Kasani is very effective in fatty liver, enlarged liver etc. It also helps in improving the digestive fire in the body.

7. Sarpunkha

Sarpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) is very effective in treating problems related to liver and spleen like obstructive liver disorder, splenomegaly etc. It also helps in maintaining the hemoglobin level in the body. Sarpunkha is very effective in liver cirrhosis and helps in healing the wounds. 

8. Bhringraj

Bhringraj (Eclipta alba) is very effective in reversing liver damage and beneficial in liver related problems. Bhringraj also helps in hair growth and premature graying of hairs. Bhringraj is effective in skin related disorders and aids in strengthening hair roots. Bhringraj is effective in making the scalp dandruff free and making the hair roots more strong.


The first step of making Yakrit Plihantak Churna is to wash and clean all the herbs. Dry them in direct sunlight as it helps in removing the moisture. Then grind all the herbs together until powder form is obtained. After grinding, filter the prepared powder via a sieve. Finally, collect the finally prepared Yakrit Plihantak churna in an airtight container and store it in a cool and dry place. After storing, the Yakrit Plihantak churna can be used.


The diseases in which Yakrit Plihantak Churna is very effective are listed below:-

  • Alcoholic liver disease (ALD)
  • Fatty liver 
  • Constipation
  • Pitta (Excessive heat) disorders in body
  • High Cholesterol level in body
  • Diabetes
  • Gallbladder Stones
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis (B and C)


There are no side effects of Yakrit Plihantak Churna. When Yakrit plihantak churna is taken in high doses only then it may cause gastritis. One should have Yakrit Plihantak churna as prescribed by an Ayurvedic doctor.


1 teaspoon twice daily with lukewarm water after a meal or boil the 1 teaspoonful of Yakrit Plihantak Churna  in 4 cups of water, keep it boiling until it remains 1 cup. Strain it and drink the decoction. Leave the residue. Do it twice daily. Make it fresh every time.


Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a patent herbal formulation by Planet Ayurveda and has shown positive results on liver and spleen disorders. Yakrit Plihantak churna is a very effective herbal formulation as it helps in detoxification of liver and spleen. This herbal formulation is pure vegetarian and has no side effects over the body as it is made up of natural herbs. Planet ayurveda's herbal formulations are 100% herbal, pure vegetarian, and natural. For more details of our products, you can check our website For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id

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