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Home Remedies For Liver: Procedure, Recovery, Risk & Complication

What is the remedy about?

Liver diseases or the damage to the liver occur over several years and can in many cases become chronic. They hamper the natural functioning of the liver and hamper your liver in the long run. One of the fundamental causes can be alcohol abuse and viral hepatitis B and C. Obesity too can play a role in such conditions if left unchecked. Let us look at some common home remedies to safe guard our liver.

  • 1. Quit Drinking
    Quit drinking completely if you want to safe guard your liver. Alcohol attacks the liver cells primarily and can make the condition worse if left unchecked. If you are a regular drinker, seek professional help immediately. Many researches unanimously agree that curbing alcohol can safe guard your liver to a large extent.
  • 2. Papaya Seeds
    Papaya seeds can help in liver detoxification. To make the juice, grind some fresh papaya seeds and extract the juice. Add some lemon juice to it and drink it twice a day for about a month. Also have an intake of papaya fruits regularly.
  • 3. Eclipta
    Eclipta alba plant juices can be beneficial in treating liver problems. The juice of its leaves is especially helpful in liver cirrhosis and hepatitis. To make the juice, crush or grind the Eclipta Elba leaves and mix a teaspoon of honey to mixture. Drink them for about a month. Do consult with your doctor about the intake frequency. In case you are unable to get the leaves, get them in a powdered format available across the stores.
  • 4. Picrorhiza
    Picrorhiza kurroa is an herb and is used especially in treating viral hepatitis. It eliminates oxidative stress, promotes the secretion of bile juices. They also improve the functioning of the liver drastically. Mix a tablespoon of this herb powdered with raw honey and consume it twice a day for about a month. In case of constipation mix this herb and honey and add a cup of warm water to it. Mix well and have them twice or thrice a day.
  • Are there any side effects?

    Extreme care should be taken when following these remedies as it involves the liver. Though there are no known side effects when you use these remedies, do seek medical attention in case you feel some abnormalities. Use only fresh herbs for your treatments. When using the papaya seeds, make sure they are free of impurities. You have to quit drinking completely when you start these remedies, else they might have different reactions on your body and the remedies might not be successful. If you face any kind of problem or the condition seems to worsen, get medical aid immediately.

    What are the post-remedy guidelines?

    Avoid drinking at all cost. You must change your lifestyle if you wish to treat liver disorders seriously. Drink lots of water to keep your body hydrated. Also have plenty of fruit and vegetables to take care of your nourishment. Refrain from drug abuse and quit smoking if you want a healthy liver. You can also consult with a dietician, as he or she can suggest the exact plan you need to follow.

    How long does it take to recover?

    Recovery usually depends on the severity of your liver condition. Liver conditions and pain can reduce in most of the cases with these home remedies. Only in certain cases like Hepatitis, you will need adequate care and medical attention as it is caused by viruses. Even after full recovery, you should maintain a healthy diet and abstain from drinking to stay well.

    Are the results of the remedy permanent?

    The permanency depends on the kind of liver condition you are suffering from. Though the home remedies can have long-lasting results in many cases, you will have to keep following certain guidelines to take care of your liver. Stay away from alcohol, have fresh and clean fruits and vegetables, and consume plenty of water. Start with these remedies the moment you feel something is wrong with your liver. Consult a doctor if these don't help.

    Is there any training or experts required?

    Care should be taken while following these remedies, though no specific expertise is required. In case you have any queries, do not hesitate to consult your doctor. Also, anything in excess may prove harmful for your body. So measure ingredients precisely before using. Also check if you have any allergic reaction to these herbs.

    Effectiveness: Medium Side Effects: Medium Time for Recovery: High Price Range : Approx INR 100 - 1500 Training Requirement: No

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