Natural remedies for Liver, Cleansing
This article is about natural remedies that can be practiced at home for liver cleansing.
Liver is the most important organ of the body. It is a large vascular glandular organ of the vertebrates, that secretes bile and causes important changes in many of the substances contained in the blood which passes through it.(For example, it converts sugars into Glycogen which it stores up until required. It also forms urea.) In humans, it is the largest gland in the body. We will discuss Natural remedies for liver and cleansing going forward.
The following are the reasons that cause obstructions in Liver functions and give rise to many liver disorders. Infection, injury, excessive intake of alcohol, prolonged use of antibiotics, irregularities in dietary habits, polluted water, excessive intake of junk food etc. Some liver conditions are caused by Jaundice, Cirrhosis of liver, Fatty liver, enlarged liver etc.
Common symptoms of liver diseases include skin and eyes become yellowish, nausea, curved and whitish nails, swelling under the lower rib, frequent headache, irritability, loss of appetite etc.
Remedies for liver cleansing and health-
Cichorium intybus is useful in liver cleansing. The juice of this plant increases the secretion of bile, hence useful in bile obstruction, sluggishness of the Liver, Jaundice and in enlargement of the Liver.
Andrographis paniculata is an herb useful in Liver Problems. The decoction of this herb has been found effective in the treatment of infective hepatitis.
Aloe Vera is useful for Liver Problems. It helps to tone up the liver, cleanses it and is effective in cases of enlargement of Liver.
Sugarcane juice is one of the most effective home remedies in the treatment of Jaundice. It promotes cleansing liver, more urination as well as is helpful for general health.
Barley water - If a person has Jaundice and has blood sugar problems then, Barley water is useful.
Take a Triphala Powder. Make a decoction of it. Drink this decoction twice a day. Triphala is also available as an herbal supplement.
Combination of spinach juice, Carrot juice is a good natural remedy for liver cleansing.
Drink a decoction of Tinospora cordifolia (Tamarind) twice a day.
Take fresh juice of Indian Gooseberry twice daily or the powdered form of dry Indian Gooseberry with water twice daily for about 15 days. It will help with many Liver conditions.
Grapefruit is rich with Vit C. It has ability to burn fat, hence it is used in fatty liver.
Licorice has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, hence useful for Liver health and it also protects it.
Drink buttermilk with a pinch of salt and roasted Cumin seeds. It is beneficial in liver cleansing.
Avoid a fat rich meal, fried and processed food, spicy food and junk food.
Combination of lemon juice (half a teaspoon) and raw papaya juice (two teaspoonfuls) is a good natural remedy for liver cleansing.
Boil a little amount of root of Dandelion in a glass of water for about 10minutes. Then drink this water.
Garlic must be used in the diet.
Following the above listed natural remedies for many liver conditions and for liver cleansing should be useful to most people. It is always advisable to check with a Medical Doctor as liver is very important for survival of human beings.
By Veena Deo
Dr. Veena Deo is an expert Herbalist, a consultant and the author of this page.
All the information provided above and opinions expressed above should not be construed as medical advice. This information is provided for educational purposes only. Any statements made above have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Any products discussed above are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.