Viral Hepatitis (Yakrit Shoth / यकृत शोथ) — In viral hepatitis there is an inflammation of liver, which results in damage of hepato-cytes with subsequent cell death. Acute injury is generally followed by complete recovery and prolonged inflammation may be accompanied by fibrosis and progression to cirrhosis.
Hepatitis is generally classified into two categories: Acute or chronic
In Ayurveda viral hepatitis is known as yakrit shoth, shoth means swelling and yakrit mean liver. Its main reason is an increase of pitt dosha or it can be agantooj (external) according to Ayurveda.
Symptoms of Viral Hepatitis / Yakrit Shoth
Pain in right hypochondria (upper right part of abdomen), nausea, vomiting, malaise, loss of appetite, and low-grade fever are the some symptom in hepatitis.
Home Remedies To Cure Viral Hepatitis / Yakrit Shoth
- Aloe Vera juice
- Bhumi Amla paste with buttermilk empty stomach
- Onion juice with turmeric powder and sugar
- Kutki powder with warm water
Therapeutically Remedies To Cure Viral Hepatitis / Yakrit Shoth
- Mahamarintujaya lauh
- Sarveshvar lauh
- Chitrak ghritam
- Ras raj ras
- Bhrityakritari lauh
- Kamdudha ras