Hepatitis an inflammatory condition of liver may be due to viral infections, autoimmune induced hepatitis.Viral hepatitis is classified as B/C/D/E & usually are of chronic nature, with symptoms ranging from none,mild to severe.
Ayurveda Treatment Possibilities
The disease conditions described in ayurveda like Yakritodhara, Kamla, Pandu ,Kumbakamla & Halimaka are of similar clinical features and these can be controlled ,reversed or cure depending on the state of disease & prakriti,agni & psychosomatic bala of patient.
Dr Prasher , Consultant Vedanta Ayurveda, has treated 57 cases of hepatitis B & 76 cases of hepatitis C with inhouse developed Personalized ayurveda based herbal formulations based on the principles described in Charaka Samhita with more than 78% success rate-1.Livakalpa-to protect and improve the liver functions & 2. Amritakalpa–to reduce viral load .In cases of Autoimmune hepatitis instead of Amritakalpa another immunomodulator Amaharayoga is used.
The effects of these medicines on LFT usually start after first month of course of medicines .The effect of these medicines starts after 1-3 months course of medicines . Some of the herbs used in these formulations are found having antiviral & immunomodulating activities in modern studies also.