Ayurveda has a way, when synthetic has limitation - Viral Hepatitis

Liver is an extremely robust organ, performs various vital functions noiselessly, even if larger portions are destroyed.

Viral hepatitis is a cause for major health care burden in India and is now equated as a threat comparable to the “big three” communicable diseases – HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

Hepatitis A virus and Hepatitis E virus are predominantly enterically transmitted pathogens and are responsible to cause both sporadic infections and epidemics of acute viral hepatitis.

 Hepatitis B virus and Hepatitis C virus are predominantly spread via parenteral route and are notorious to cause chronic hepatitis which can lead to grave complications including cirrhosis of liver and hepatocellular carcinoma. 

Who is responsible?

The destructive agent in viral hepatitis is not the virus, but rather the immune system itself. As long as virus lies in dormant in the liver cells, it is undetectable to immune system. When virus begins to multiply, immune response destroys liver tissues and causes most serious symptoms of hepatitis.

Ayurvedic medicine definitely has a lot to offer to the society by way of improving liver health.

Ayurveda has been using various potent herbs to treat several liver ailments, but its efficiency is poorly documented by means of scientific studies. In Ayurveda high number of liver tonics has been prescribed for chronic liver diseases and G.I. disorders. Thirteen classical Ayurveda formulations and eight medicinal plants mostly used by Ayurveda were reviewed along with scientific studies. Arogyavardhini vati is highest prescribed medicine in liver disorders. Haridra, Kutaki, chirayata, punernava, kalmegh, Bhuiamla are commonest single herb used by the herbalist and Ayurvedic physician in the treatment of liver disorders. Many grey areas of hepato billiary disorders can be addressed through scientific research in Ayurveda.

Amlycure D.S was introduced in 1984 and since then, it has been used nationwide as effective liver formula, with beneficial effects from panacea of liver correcting and protecting herbs. Amlycure D.S is safe and effecting in protecting the liver against probable harmful toxins like infective agents, common prescription drugs, alcohol etc.

Amlycure D.S is available in the form of Capsule and Syrup for better patient compliance.

Amlycure D.S is clinically studied at Banaras Hindu University in Acute Viral Hepatitis - shows progressive improvement in biochemical values and symptoms. (By Dr. R. H Singh, B.H.U)

Amlycure D.S benefits with synergism of 32 ingredients in syrup and 29 ingredients in capsules providing drug concentration of 5485 mg/ 10 ml in syrup and 4840 mg/ capsule which makes Amlycure D.S more efficacious & medicine of choice since decades.

Here, some highlights of Amlycure D.S which have potential to improve liver health.

1. Phyllanthus amarus (Bhuiamla) Inhibits reaction between HBsAg & Anti-HBs.

(J of ehnopharmacol.  82, 19-22, 2000)

2. Glycyrrhiza glabra (Yashtimadhu) Locks hepatitis B virus in to the cells and keeps it away from spreading.

(Biomed. Res. Int. 1-15, 2014)

3. Tinospora cordifolia (Giloe) Improves Kupffer Cell activity, tones innate immunity and acts as anti-inflammatory, inhibiting autacoid’s activity, thus boosts body defence system.

(J. Post grad. Med. 40:65, 1994)

4. Andographis paniculata (kalmegh) & Picrrorhiza kurroa (Kutaki) Promotes quicker elimination of toxicants.

(Ind. J. Trad. Knowledge. 10(4), 2011)

5. Plumbago zeylanica (Chitrak) Increases effectiveness of liver functions.

(Int. J. Pharm & Pharmaceut. Sci., 3(1), 151-154, 2011)

6. Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) Quenches free radicals excessively generated in disease states and prevents lipid per-oxidation.

(Pharmcog. Res. 3(1), 13-18, 2011)


1. Avoid fatty foods entirely, and limit animal protein.

2. Do not take any drugs that have not been prescribed by doctor.

3. Diet restrictions, life style modifications and de-addiction are also the essential factors practiced for the best possible results.

4. Take liver care supplement under supervision of Physician.

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