Top 10 Herbs for Liver Cirrhosis


Liver is the largest organ of the human body. It helps in manufacturing the blood protein, aids in blood clotting, metabolizes sugar to form glycogen, manufactures bile, flushes out toxins from the body, boosts immune system and many other important functions. Liver cirrhosis is defined as the medical situation, where the healthy tissues of the liver are replaced by the scar tissues. This hinders the regular functioning of the liver to a huge extent. Too much intake of alcohol, diabetes, hepatitis, fatty liver, cystic fibrosis, obesity and exposure to certain radiation therapy and drugs lead to liver cirrhosis.

There are a lot of related complications of liver cirrhosis. These are kidney failure, diabetes, infections, bruises, excessive bleeding, breast enlargement in men, premature menopause, decrease in the level of oxygen in blood and many other serious complications.

Important Symptoms of Liver Cirrhosis

  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Retention of fluid
  • Weight gain
  • Infections
  • Swelling
  • Fever
  • Itchiness
  • Discomfort

To get away with the symptoms and treat the complications of liver cirrhosis, people generally opt for natural treatment. The natural herbs are extremely effective in providing relief from the complication related to the liver cirrhosis. These help in treating liver cirrhosis completely without nay side effects. 

Top 10 Herbs for Liver Cirrhosis

Here is a list of the top 10 herbs for liver cirrhosis. These herbs have a lot of medicinal potential to cure the liver cirrhosis to a huge extent.

  1. Phyllanthus niruri

The common name of this herb is Bhumi amla. It has a regeneration action on the liver cells and maintains the bilirubin content in the blood. It has a cleansing action on the body and carries out the process of blood detoxification effectively.

  1. Solanum indicum


This herb is commonly known as Makoy. The healing characteristics of this herb detoxify the liver and flushes out the harmful materials from the body. It provides relief from the liver cirrhosis, fatty liver, liver alcoholic damage, jaundice and obesity.

  1. Picrorrhiza kurrao

Picrorrhiza kurrao, also known as, Katuki has the potential to treat the liver related complications very easily. It aids to carry out the body’s various metabolic processes effectively. Also, it aids in the functioning of the various metabolic organs of the body like pancreas, gall bladder and others.

  1. Boerrhavia diffusa

Boerrhavia diffusa, also called Punarnava possesses diuretic characteristics. It excretes out the toxins from the body and cleans the system. It also provides relief from edema and balances the level of the various proteins, like albumin, globulin in the blood of the individuals.

  1. Andrographis paniculata

It has regenerative and rejuvenative characteristics. Kalmegh, the common name of Andrographis paniculata has alkaloids, which revitalizes the hepatic cells, right from the basic level. It also cleans the body and helps in removing the undesired substances from the body effectively. It also provides relief from the various related complications as well.

  1. Eclipta alba

Eclipta alba, also called Bhringraj is a superb herbal remedy for liver cirrhosis. It provides treatment for hair fall, fatty liver, liver damage due to excessive alcoholic consumption and other related complications. It also helps in rejuvenating the cells and has the potential to provide treatment to the liver related disorders to a huge extent.

  1. Curcuma longa

Turmeric is the common name of Curcuma longa. It has medicinal characteristics, which include anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antiseptic and antibiotic properties. It is stimulating and regenerative in nature. Besides providing relief to liver cirrhosis, it also helps to treat the condition of fatty liver, enlarged liver, alcoholic liver damage and many others.

  1. Chicory

Also known as Kaasni possesses blood purifying, healing and detoxifying characteristics. It also treats the hepatic infections significantly and helps to get rid of the harmful items from the body at ease. It provides relief from the liver damage, liver enlargement and basic cellular damage to a huge extent

  1. Taraxacum officinale

The general name of this herb is Dandelion. It has many pharmaceutical properties. It helps to improve the health of the individuals by increasing the holding capability of the spleen. It is an alkaliser and provides the treatment of various metabolic disorders effectively.

      10.Tephrosia purpurea

Also called Sharpunkha maintains the secretion of the bile juice, which helps in carrying out the metabolic processes of the body to a huge extent. It cleans the entire system of the body making it highly efficient. It provides relief from cirrhosis of liver, fatty liver and enlarged liver conditions as well.

Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan is MD in Ayurvedic Medicine and an expert Ayurveda consultant from Chandigarh and practicing in Mohali, India. He is an Author of Book - Ayurveda - God's manual for healing (Must read for people interested in learing basics of Ayurveda, diet and principles of healing according to Ayurveda). He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing system of India, not only in India but also abroad.