Yakrut vikaras been mentioned in susurutha and charaka samhitha.acharya voghbatta explained about yakrut khanda and its diseases.here yakrutkhanda is liver. so its clear that before 5000 years the aacharyas were very throw about the liver disease. according to ayurveda liver gives red colour to blood.
The liver is like your body’s engine and processing plant that is largely responsible for the generation, digestion, and metabolism of various essential compounds, as well as for the filtration of blood and distribution of vital nutrients.
Viral hepatitis is an inflammatory disease of the liver, as there are several types. Hepatitis A is transferred through contaminated water or food. The other two types of hepatitits – ? and ?, are very dangerous, they can become chronic and the people infected with them may transfer the disease for a long time, without having any symptoms of the condition.
Cirrhosis is a condition in which your liver is scarred and permanently damaged. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue and prevents your liver from working normally. Causes include alcoholic liver disease, non alcoholic fatty liver disease, chronic hepatitis C, and chronic hepatitis B. usuallyWeight loss and loss of appetite, Weakness and fatigue, Jaundice.
Therapeutic intervention of liver disease is based on the principles of udara cikits? (management of ascites) as the clinical picture of uncomplicated cirrhotic ascites was comparable with yak?t udara. In ayurveda retreat chronic liver diseases are treated with panchakarama treatments like snehapaana (internal ghee drinking),virechana (purgation), vasti(medicated cleansing enema), along with internal herbal medications which will revive the liver cells.