What is Jaundice?
Jaundice is a condition where the skin and the whites of the eyes take on a yellow tint. Modern medicine does not consider it to be a disease but a symptom of liver disorders like liver infection, gallstones and cirrhosis of liver. In Ayurveda, Jaundice is known as Kamala. Personalized, root-cause Jaundice treatment has given relief to thousands of patients.
Ayurveda View of Jaundice
The juice of bitter luffa (karvi torai) should be placed on the palm of the hand and drawn up through the nostrils is a remedy for jaundice. Green leaves of radish juice induce a healthy appetite and proper evacuation of bowels.
what is the cause of Jaundice?
Jaundice is a condition in which the skin, whites of the eyes and mucous membranes turn yellow because of a high level of bilirubin, a yellow-orange bile pigment. Jaundice has many causes, including hepatitis, gallstones and tumors. In adults, jaundice usually doesn’t need to be treated.
Symptoms of Jaundice
- Abdominal pain.
- Flu-like symptoms.
- Change in skin color.
- Dark-colored urine and/or clay-colored stool.
Ayurvedic Treatment of Jaundice
- The patient should be put on a fruit juice fast for a week.
- Consume juice of lemon, pear, grapes beet, carrot, and sugarcane.
- For at least two weeks, all fats and oils must be avoided for at least two weeks. …
- Food with a tendency to ferment in the lower intestines like pulses, legumes, etc. …
- Drink a lot of water.
Home Remedies for Jaundice
Jaundice occurs when the bilirubin levels increase in the blood. This leads to the yellowing of the eyes and the skin. In itself, it is not a disease but points towards an underlying medical condition. It is a common condition in newborn infants and goes away within a few days. However, it can be a life-threatening condition in both adults and infants both, if left untreated.
Some symptoms of jaundice are vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, fever, abdominal pains and headaches, swelling of legs and abdomen, and weakness. While aggressive medication would be needed in most cases, many natural home remedies can help in quicker healing from jaundice. Let’s take a look at some of them.