Scope of Ayurvedic treatment in Hepatic Cirrhosis: A Review
Soni Anamika and Soni Surendra
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Cirrhosis and Chronic liver diseases are the leading causes of death in developing countries, though the prevalence is increasing in developed countries. There is an irreversible damage to liver parenchyma; it becomes fibrotic and yellowish/ orange in color. Alcohol consumption and chronic viral Hepatitis are the common causes. There are no drugs and related treatments available for the said disease. Ayurveda is a complete and holistic system of medicine in which a number of drugs with multifold beneficial actions are available and can prove to be beneficial for the patients, though a massive research is required to prove the beneficial effects of drugs.