Fatty liver is a disease of the liver in which fat accumulated in the liver cell up in your liver. The liver is the largest organ of our body. It helps to detoxify, store energy, and digestion of food.
Types of Fatty Liver
- Alcohol-induced Fatty liver disease
- Non-alcoholic Fatty liver disease
1. Alcohol-Induced Fatty Liver disease
It is caused by excessive alcohol build-up which creates the swelling in the liver and damage to the liver cells.
2. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease
It occurs due to the build-up of fat in the liver. It is not that much severe condition. It also causes inflammation and damage to the liver cell.
Symptoms of Fatty Liver
- Weight loss
- Yellowish skin and eyes
- Itching on the skin
- Mild abdominal pain
- Swelling on legs
- Nausea and vomiting
- Imbalance in Blood sugar level
Causes of Fatty Liver
The excess of accumulation of fat in liver cells causes fatty liver disease. This accumulation can be due to many reasons such as poor diet, diabetes, obesity, excess consumption of alcohol intake, some medicines and exposure to chemicals.
Major factors that cause Fatty Liver are obesity, high blood sugar level, insulin resistance and high level of fat, etc.
Some other conditions which can also cause the Fatty Liver are f pregnancy, some infections, etc.
Ayurvedic aspects for Fatty Liver
According to Ayurveda, the liver is considered a Pitta dosha organ. The balance in Pitta defects indicates liver health. With balanced Pitta dosha, the body supports the functioning of the liver and enables it to remove toxins from the body. When there is an excess of fat deposits in the liver, then the liver is not able to function properly and it causes many problems.
Natural Remedies for Treating Fatty Liver Disease
Ayurvedic treatment and home remedies are the best natural remedies for treating fatty liver disease.
Ayurveda provides various natural remedies for treating Fatty Liver Disease. These remedies include herbs which improve the functioning of the liver and prevents many liver diseases. These herbs treat the disease naturally without any side effects. Planet Ayurveda provides the best natural products for Liver Cirrhosis.
Planet Ayurveda offers “Fatty liver Care Pack” which is the best natural remedies for treating Fatty Liver Disease. These are 100% natural, pure and free from chemicals, and preservatives.
This Fatty liver Care Pack includes various products which are the following:
- Echinacea Capsules
- Yakritplihantak Churna
- Liver Detox Capsules
1. Echinacea Capsules
Echinacea Capsules are made by herb Indian Echinacea. This herb has an antibiotic and anti-inflammatory property which gives effective results in liver diseases. It stimulates the functioning of the immune system which helps the body combat infections such as tonsillitis, skin inflammations, coughs, etc.
Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.
2. Yakrit Plihantak Churna
Yakrit Plihantak Churna is formulated by adding various herbs such as Katuki (Picrorhiza kurrao), Bhumi Amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata),Makoy (Solanum indicum), Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa), Kaasni (Cichorium intybus), Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea), Bhringraj (Eclipta alba). These herbs enhance the functioning of the liver. It helps in detoxification of the liver and removes harmful toxins from the body. This churna helps to increase the production of bile, maintain the health of liver cells and prevent various liver diseases such as fatty liver, jaundice, liver cirrhosis, and liver damage.
Dosage: Add 1 teaspoonful powder in 400 ml water, boil until it remains 50 ml. Strain it and drink. Leave the trash. Prepare fresh drinks every time and take twice a day.
3. Phyllanthus Niruri
Phyllanthus Niruri capsules are made of the standardized extract of a herb Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) . This herb has cold potency. It helps to cleanse the liver. These capsules help to strengthen the liver, improve its functioning and prevent many liver diseases such as fatty liver, hepatitis, etc.
Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily with water after meals.
4. Liver Detox Formula
Liver Detox Formula of Planet Ayurveda are prepared by many ingredients such as Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa), Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurrao), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Jhavuka (Tamarix galluca), Makoy (Solanum nigrum), Biranjasipha (Achilleamille folium-Yarrow), Himsra (capparis spinosa), Kasni (Cichorium intybus), and Haritaki (Terminalia chebula). It maintains the production of hormones because of all hormones produced in the liver. These capsules stimulate the healthy functioning of the liver.
Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.
Effective Home Remedies for Fatty Liver Disease
Ginger contains shogaols and gingerols which helps to remove the toxic materials from the liver. That’s why it is considered as the best herb to detoxify the liver. Ginger is highly beneficial for the patient with fatty liver disease.
You can take 2 tablespoons of freshly grated ginger, add a cup of hot water. Keep this for 10 minutes. You can consume this tea twice daily.
Lemon is rich in antioxidants, vitamins which helps in helps in the treatment of fatty liver. You can take the juice of the lemon in a glass of warm water. Drink it on empty stomach daily.
3. Green Tea
Green tea is a wonderful home remedy for the treatment of fatty liver disease. It has anti-oxidating properties. It contains catechins in it which helps to eliminate toxins from the body.
You can take 1 tablespoon of green tea, boil it by adding one cup of water in it only for 5 minutes. Take it on a daily basis for effective results.
Garlic is also effective for the patient of fatty liver disease. It contains sulfur and anti-oxidants. It acts as a good detoxifier. It is rich in Vitamin C and helps in improve the functioning of the immune system significantly.
You can take 2 or 3 fresh and raw cloves of garlic on an empty stomach.
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids
The food rich in mega-3 fatty acids helps to correct liver fat levels and reduce inflammation.
6. Whole Grains
Whole grains such as oatmeal, it includes carbohydrates which provide energy to the body and help to maintain the healthy weight
7. Sunflower Seeds
It contains Vitamin E which has antioxidant properties. It preserves the liver from damages.
8. Red Meat
Red meat such as beef and deli should be avoided in fatty liver disease because it contains high saturated fat.