Fatty liver is common condition nowadays in which excessive fat builds up in liver cells.

Liver is the largest organ of the body. It helps digestion of  food, store energy and remove all the toxic substance. Excessive  fat in the liver can cause liver inflammation, which can damage  liver and cause other serious health problems like cirrhosis etc.

There are two main types:

  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
  • Alcoholic fatty liver disease, also called alcoholic steatohepatitis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

NAFLD occur in people who doesn’t consume alcohol for longer time . This type of condition do not produce much  complications but when it remain undiagnosed then lead to serious liver condition known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH.

Alcoholic fatty liver disease

Alcoholic fatty liver disease is due to heavy alcohol use for longer period of time. Alcoholic fatty liver disease is the starting  stage of alcohol-related liver disease. Further  it may lead to hepatitis and cirrhosis.


Fatty liver disease is a silent disease having no or very few symptoms . Some symptoms people may notices

  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Moderate to severe abdominal pain
  • Digestion related issue like anorexia, bloating etc.
  • Itchy skin


Main factor that is responsible for fatty liver disease is improper, unhealthy and sedentary life style and dietary habits. These are the root cause for any other factor like obesity , improper digestion etc. that further leads to this disease. Some factors are

  • Obesity: Due to Obesity accumulation of fat  occurs in body that involves low-grade inflammation due to which  liver fat storage occur
  • Insulin resistance: Insulin resistance and high insulin levels in individuals  increase  liver fat storage in people with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • High intake of refined carbs: Frequent intake of refined carbs promotes liver fat storage, especially when high amounts are consumed by obese or insulin-resistant individuals.
  •  Beverage consumption:  Beverages that contains too much sugar  like soda and energy drinks are high in fructose cause  liver fat accumulation .
  • Impaired gut health: When there is  an imbalance in gut bacteria,other gut health issues may cause fatty liver.
  • Fatty liver may occur side effects from some types of medications- such as methotrextate  ,  valproic acid


It is very important to diagnose fatty liver timely to prevent its further complications which can lead to serious health diseases.  To diagnose fatty liver,  doctor will take your medical history, conduct a physical exam.

Blood investigations like CBC, LFT are useful to diagnose the condition.

Imaging studies – USG , CT- scan , MRI are useful to if any kind of scarring is there in liver .

Other investigations like Fibroscan and liver biopsy can also be performed.

Treatment for fatty liver

No specific medications are available in modern science for the treatment of  fatty liver disease.

In many cases, lifestyle changes and dietary changes  can help reverse fatty liver disease

Avoid alcohol intake

Take steps to lose weight like start exercise.

Some dietary changes like avoid diet that lead to fat storage in the body and add healthy diet like salads, vegetables, light diet in daily routine


In Ayurvedic context, this condition can be correlated with Yakrutodar roga. This is considered as one of the eight type of Udararoga. Reduced digestive fire  (Mandagni) and accumulation of toxins (mal sanchay) are two main cause of udar roga. In texts pleehodar is mentioned and it is said that diseased condition occurs in right side of abdominal cavity it is considered as yakritodar roga.

Fatty liver has no cure in modern science but Ayurveda plays an important role in management of fatty liver. Ayurveda provides effective treatment through a holistic combination  ahara (diets), vihara (lifestyle recommendations) and vyayama (mild exercise). Combination of Medicines  and panchkarma procedures have shown good results.

Shodhan chiktsa ( panchkarma) is very effect full in treatment of fatty liver . Procedures  of  virechana and  basti ( asthapna basti , ksheer basti )  have shown great results. These procedures basically detoxify the body .


CAC Provides the natural and ayurvedic treatment for the fatty liver which not only cure the disesese what prevent reoccurance.

Chandigarh Ayurved Centre provide a kit i.e. “Fatty Liver Care Kit“. This kit  is combination of the medicines that are described best for the liver , digestion related problems   and strengthen immunity .



This kit  conatins 

Detox Premium Powder – 1 sachet twice daily

Liver Care Tablet              – 1 tab.twice daily

Kutki Capsules                  – 1 tab.twice daily

Panchsakar Churna          – 1 tsf at bed time

Liver Care Syrup               – 2 tsf twice daily


  1. Detox Premium Powder:

Detox premium powder is made up from pure medicated herbs which removes all the toxins from the liver and helps in  detoxification of the liver.

  1. Liver care tablet:

Liver Care tablet is very helpful in balancing Pitta dosha. These tablets contains ayurvedic herbs like kalmegh, kutki , bhumi awla, yavakshar etc all these are very beneficial in  stimulating  the growth of new liver cells, promote functions of liver, and improve blood flow from the liver.

  1. Kutki Capsules:

Kutki is the ayurvedic herb that is very beneficial in liver diseases. Its main function is to balance Vata and pitta doshas and  remove of harmful toxins from the body.

  1. Panchsakar Churna:

This churna is helpful in detoxification of the body . The abdominal pain, swelling, loss of appetite, fatigue, etc related to fatty liver are treated.

  1. Liver Care Syrup

Liver Care Syrup pure ayurvedic formulation. this syrup is useful in all kind of pita related disorders.

All these medicines show commutative effect and cure many disorder related to liver.

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