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Jaundice is the most common of all liver disorders. It is a condition in which yellow discoloration of skin and mucous membrane occurs. The yellow color is a result of the increase in the level of bilirubin (a bile pigment) in the blood. This pigment, normally present in the blood because of the breakdown of hemoglobin, is filtered through liver and excreted in faeces. The excessive accumulation of bile pigment is usually due to liver disease or hepatitis.
Loss of appetite
Yellow discoloration of eyes and skin
Jaundice Grind 4 tender leaves of the peepal tree mixed with sugar candy on a stone slab finely. Mix it in water and strain with the help of a cloth. Take this syrup twice daily for seven days.
4 tender leaves of Peepal tree
Take complete rest during the acute stage.
Patient should be put on diet of fruit juices fast for a week.
After a diet of fruit juices, adopt an all fruit diet for a further three to five days.
Wash your hands before eating and after easing yourself and after every Bowel movement.
Purify your drinking water by boiling or chlorination.
No food with a tendency to ferment or putrefy in the lower intestines (like pulses, legumes) should be included in the diet.
Avoid fats, raw milk and alcohol in any form.
Take some green leaves of radish. Pound and extract their juice through a cloth. Half a liter of this juice should be taken every day by an adult.
Take a glass of fresh tomato juice, mixed with a pinch of salt and pepper, early in the morning.
Take 25 ml of lemon juice mixed with water several times a day. This protects the damaged liver cells.
Boil one cup of barley in 2 liters of water and take this decoction several times a day.
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