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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Yakrit Plihantak Churna - A Miraculous Herbal Remedy For Liver Health


Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a herbal remedy by Planet Ayurveda for maintaining liver and spleen health. Liver and spleen are one of the major organs of our body. In day to day life we eat so many things and it's obvious the food needs to be metabolized and that metabolization is healthy only if your liver is healthy. The spleen also plays an important role in regulating blood health. So without a perfect working liver and spleen our life is gonna be hampered by various diseases and makes our day to day life difficult.  As per ayurveda, the liver is known as yakrit, spleen is known as pliha and this churna is a blend of 5 herbs that includes various hepatoprotective and detoxifying properties which makes this herbal remedy a perfect herbal formula for maintaining overall liver and spleen health. Below we are going to discuss all about Yakrit Plihantak Churna and how it is effective in various diseases of the liver and spleen.

How To Keep Your Liver Healthy


Following are some of the therapeutic properties of Yakrit Plihantak Churna:

  • Yakrit Plihantak Churna stimulates the functioning of the liver and promotes the formation of liver enzymes.
  • The herbal remedy is also helpful in boosting the immunity levels so it prevents you from cold, cough, and problems.
  • Due to its bitter taste it assists in lowering sugar levels so it can be given to manage the diabetic condition.
  • It plays the best role in the detoxification of the body that further helps in removing ama from the body and induce the digestive fire which will provide you great digestive health.
  • This herbal powder reduces vasoconstriction (widens blood vessels) which in turn improves blood circulation.
  • Effectiveness of this churna is beneficial in alleviating the associated conditions to the unhealthy liver and spleen such as vomiting, nausea, indigestion, low platelet count, weight loss, anorexia, etc.
  • This tremendous formulation prevents the liver from free radicals and protects it from being damaged.


  1. Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) 
  2. Bhringraj (Eclipta alba)
  3. Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata)  
  4. Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) 
  5. Kaasni (Cichorium intybus)
Yakrit Plihantak Churna


  1. Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri): Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) consists of kashaya (astringent), tikta (bitter) and madhura (sweet) ras (taste). It has ruksha guna (dry property) and is light to digest. This herb includes cold potency and effectively reduces kapha and pitta dosha. Bhumi amla comprises various properties such as  antioxidant, detoxifying, anti-viral, antispasmodic, hepatotoxic, hypoglycemic and laxative. It miraculously  helps in maintaining liver health and also aids in preventing its damage from free radicals. As it has detoxifying properties it is also beneficial for regulating spleen functioning and maintaining overall spleen health.
  2. Bhringraj (Eclipta alba): Bhringraj (Eclipta alba) is one of the famous herbs used since ancient times for the purpose of managing various liver and skin related problems. It consists of various properties such as tikta (bitter), katu (pungent) taste, rooksha (dry) guna (quality) and is light to digest. This herb pacifies vata dosha due to its hot potency and kapha dosha due to its bitter, pungent and dry quality. It is known as one of the wonderful liver detoxifiers as the antioxidant properties of the bhringraj effectively lowers any kind of toxic load present in the liver and improves the overall functioning of the liver.
  3. Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata): Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata) consists of ayurvedic properties like tikta (bitter), ushna (hot potency), laghu (light to digest) and pacifies kapha and vata dosha. This herb is also known as bhumi neem as it has a bitter taste similar to neem. It regulates the levels of liver enzymes and promotes overall liver health. The bitter taste of Bhumi amla is very best in eliminating any kind of associated skin conditions such as rashes, itching, acne, bumps, etc. This herb has tremendous rasayana (rejuvenating) and immune boosting properties which prevents the liver from damage and infections.
  4. Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea): Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) consists of laghu (light to digest), ruksha (dry), teekshana (piercing), kshaya (astringent) and ushna (hot) properties. The effects of this herb are- anthelmintic, diuretic, antibacterial, antihyperglycemic and wound healing. The herb effectively regulates the proper bile production and excretion which further promotes the proper metabolism in the body. With maintaining the health of the liver, sharpunkha also shows good results in health conditions such as viral hepatitis, liver damage,  protein malnutrition, liver cirrhosis, UTI infections and various other liver - spleen related conditions.
  5. Kaasni (Cichorium intybus): Kaasni (Cichorium intybus) has katu ras (bitter taste), ushna veerya (hot potency) and possesses pitta pacifying properties. This herb possesses antioxidant properties that prevent the damage of liver cells from the free radicals. Regular intake of kasni by regulating pitta dosha in the body improves the appetite. Constipation associated with liver conditions can be managed by giving kaasni as it increases good bacteria in the intestines which adds bulk to the stools. This herb is also effective in various skin conditions due to its properties such as anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.


Yakrit Plihantak Churna can be used by every age group from children to old age on a prescribed dosage by an Ayurvedic practitioner. If not taken under the advice of an Ayurvedic physician it may cause some sort of side effects.


  • Jaundice
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Ascites
  • Fatty liver
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Splenomegaly
  • Anemia
  • Various spleen diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Bleeding
  • Low platelets
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Dark urine
  • Frequent infections
  • Skin diseases
  • Nausea
  • Anorexia
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion


Half to One teaspoonful twice daily with lukewarm water twice daily.


This herbal powder consists of no side effects if taken under the advice of M.D. Ayurveda practitioners. If someone does not consume this herbal powder under the advised dosage one must experience symptoms such as loose motions, nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness and weakness.


  • Product form: Powder form 
  • Package type: Bottled pack
  • Package quantity: Each bottle contains 75 grams of powder


  • Yakrit Plihantak Churna is formulated by Planet Ayurveda under the strict guidance of M.D. Ayurveda physicians.
  • It is free from all kinds of additives and preservatives like fiber, gums, resins, starch, color etc.
  • Pure herbal powders of kalmegh, bhumi amla, sharpunkha, kaasni and bhringraj are used to formulate this powder.
  • It is beneficial in all liver disorders along with associated skin diseases, spleen disorders, infections, anemia, allergies, diabetes and all digestion related issues.
  • As it is 100% pure, it does not produce any side effects if taken under the guidance of a physician.
  • Feel free to consume this herbal powder and enjoy its benefits without worry.


Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a herbal remedy for maintaining liver and spleen health. Liver plays an important role in regulating the metabolism of food, in removing toxins from the body. Spleen has a primary function in filtration of blood which aids in defending various pathogens. It consists of 5 miraculous herbs with various wonderful effects that assist in regulating overall liver and spleen health. In this article we explained all about this wonderful herbal remedy and its benefits. Yakrit Plihantak Churna is a gift for liver patients, so if anybody has problems related to the liver or any of the associated conditions mentioned in the indications of this herbal powder they must consume this powder under the advice of an Ayurveda Practitioner. While consuming Yakrit Plihantak Churna if you feel any query without worrying anytime you can share it on

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