The liver is considered as the body’s most important organ, as it is responsible for filtration, metabolism, detoxification, and other vital functions. Now a days more number of people are having nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) associated with Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Dyslipidaemia,PCOS and the Metabolic Syndrome.

Lets understand the Organ Liver

The liver is the body’s largest gland and heaviest organ. It is a highly vascular organ that receives approximately 30% of resting cardiac output. The liver is the organ in which virtually all nutritional substances are metabolised. Because the liver is so important in fat metabolism, it is the most common site for fat accumulation. Depending on the cause and extent of the accumulation, fatty change can be mild and reversible or severe, resulting in irreversible cell injury and cell death. Fatty liver is caused by disruptions in lipid metabolism in the liver caused by a variety of etiological factors.

Ayurveda Treatment for Fatty Liver

Ayurveda known for its safe and effective medication has a great potential in treating Fatty Liver .

Virechana being the most suitable Detox-Shodhana Karma is indicated in liver disorders in Bahu Doshavastha and Srotorodha.Also effective and safe Hepatoprotective herbs to treat any kind of liver disease.

When  Fatty  Liver  progresses  to  next  stage and Dhatus get    involved,    treatment    should    be directed  towards Prasadana  of Rasa and Rakta and also Yakritshothahara Chikitsa.

Importance of Guda Ardraka Yoga, Gomutra Haritaki Prayoga In fatty liver disease is explained in ayurveda classics.

Various Ayurveda formulations for Fatty liver are mentioned  in  classical  texts  which  can  widely  be used for this purpose like  Pippali Churna,  Patoladi Churna, Mahasudarshana Churna, Rohitaka choorna , Agnitundi Vati, Arogyavardhini Vati, Patola    katurohinyadi    Kashaya, Rohitakarishta, Pippalyasava, Kumaryasava, Kalameghasava, Yakrit-Plihari   Loha and many more can be taken consulting Ayurveda physician

Food which Must be included in Fatty liver

Ayurveda suggests certain types of food which are extremely important to add in the diet of Fatty liver patient.Vegetables which are bitter in taste , astringent and light to digest are good for fatty liver cases

  • Kulattha (Horsegram)
  • Mudga( green Gram )
  • Yava (Barley)
  • Takra ( Butter Milk )
  • Rasona(Garlic)
  • Ardraka( Ginger)
  • Shigru phala( Drum stick)
  • Laghu tikta Deepana (Bitter gourd, Methi leaves, curry leaves etc)