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Integrated Treatment For Fatty Liver and Cirrhosis

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease (NAFLD), Alcoholic liver disease (NAFL) and Liver Cirrhosis are becoming common diseases nowadays. Unhealthy dietary patterns, lack of physical activities, obesity, stress, and genetic factors are observed to be causative for such ailments. Choosing an integrated treatment for fatty liver and cirrhosis is ideal considering efficacy as well as side effects. The currently available modern medicine treatment options are either ineffective or highly risky and expensive like Liver Transplantation. The accumulation of fat in the liver leads to this medical condition. It would adversely affect the functioning of the liver. Most people neglect fatty liver and later on this would result in liver fibrosis or liver scarring. So it is extremely important to identify fatty liver in the early stage and take proper lifestyle changes and treatments to cure it.

Stages of liver cirrhosis

  • Stage 1: The first stage of cirrhosis is characterized by the presence of inflammation and swelling. Additionally, there may be also the growth of abnormal connective tissues. These two factors, Inflammation and abnormal connective tissues are confined to the portal area of the liver.
  • Stage 2: The second stage of cirrhosis is also characterized by inflammation, but fibrosis is also beginning to occur. Fibrosis involves the replacement of normal liver tissue with scar tissue. There need not be any symptoms at this stage of cirrhosis also.
  • Stage 3: As cirrhosis progress, the damage to the liver becomes increasingly more severe. During this stage of cirrhosis, fibrosis forms bridges and is called bridging fibrosis. These bridges develop abnormal connections between the hepatic artery, vein and other vessels that cause abnormal blood flow and increased pressure in the liver. The increased blood pressure in the portal vein is called portal hypertension. (a condition which can cause further liver damage.
  • Stage 4 : Stage 4 is the most advanced stage and the growth of the scar tissue has progressed to the point that it is not functioning normally whereas the previous stages may not be associated with symptoms, advanced-stage cirrhosis has many symptoms, including bleeding in the digestive tract, jaundice, mental effects such as confusion, unusual sleepiness and slurring of speech, edema and intense and unexplained skin itching.


You may consult our expert doctors for the integrated treatment of fatty liver and cirrhosis. Delaying or avoiding treatments can lead to life-threatening conditions. The integrated cure for liver cirrhosis and fatty liver at Bethaniya Clinic focuses on addressing the root causes and resolving the disease in a noninvasive holistic way.

Fatty Liver and Liver Cirrhosis -Alternative treatments and Integrated Approach

Medication had been the only solution for fatty liver and liver cirrhosis in earlier days. The efficacy of medicines has always been under doubt. None of the medicines in modern medicine has proved to date effective for fatty liver or Cirrhosis. Here comes the relevance of Ayurveda, lifestyle changes, IV nutrients, Ozone therapy, stress management etc in managing these conditions. With the proper pursuance of integrated treatment, fatty liver and cirrhosis can be eliminated from the root and induce health in the liver. We have got excellent results by following an integrated approach, combining the above alternative treatments in a holistic manner, depending on the patient's condition.

This comprehensive advanced integrated treatment for liver cirrhosis involves:

  • Diet and lifestyle changes
  • Strict control of alcohol
  • Ayurveda and Herbs
  • Homeopathy
  • Ozone therapy
  • Supplements 
  • IV Nutrients
  • Yoga and Meditation

Diet and Lifestyle

People do not have time for anything in the present era. They are so much involved in their jobs that they have very less time for healthy eating and sleeping. Lack of proper sleep and diet contribute to the majority of lifestyle diseases. Fatty liver and cirrhosis are no different.

Let’s see the diet and lifestyle changes for curing the medical ailment:

  1. Consuming coffee has been shown to reduce the risk of fatty liver.
  2. Inclusion of more green leafy vegetables in the diet would enhance the body’s strength to fight diseases. Basically, the nitrate content and polyphenols are effective in this. The inclusion of carrots, spinach, and cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, kale, bokchoy etc are highly beneficial for the liver.
  3. Increase the consumption of plant proteins like Soya beans, lentils, legumes, chickpeas, etc. They are effective for boosting gut health and will take care of protein requirements.
  4. Limit consumption of salt
  5. The doctors practicing the integrated treatment of fatty liver and cirrhosis suggest the consumption of oatmeal as well as millet. Fibre and nutrient-rich oatmeal would improve health, help in reducing triglycerides, and enhance the condition of the liver.
  6. Nuts and seeds like Almonds, walnuts, Sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds etc offer diverse benefits including reduced inflammation, provision of nutrients, and lowering the risks of NAFLD.
  7. Consuming food items like olive oil, nut butter, and fatty fish, which are rich in saturated fatty acids would aid in reducing overall cholesterol levels, thereby decreasing fatty liver complications. Garlic is also suggested for reducing body fat and abnormal weight.
  8. Intermittent fasting is an excellent strategy for reversing fatty liver, especially in patients with Insulin resistance
  9. Reduce excessive consumption of sweet fruits and juices. Fructose in them can easily get stored in the liver as fat.

In addition, you should avoid:

  • Alcohol
  • Added sugar- High fructose corn syrup
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Oily and Fried food items
  • Red meat
  • Too much salt
  • Refined carbohydrates like Bread, pasta, cake, pizza, cookies etc

Ayurveda and Herbs

Liver cirrhosis can be compared to “Kumbhakaamla” as stated in Ayurveda

“|| Kaalantarath khareebhutah kruchrasyaat khumba kamala ||”

It is a neglected or untreated stage of jaundice or hepatitis, and when becomes chronic, produces dryness or roughness to the Liver (kharathva or rookshatva). It can become incurable if not attended immediately.

In Ayurvedic terms, liver cirrhosis is thought to result due to an extreme aggravation of the pitta dosha. The liver is considered the seat of pitta and therefore, an aggravated pitta dosha affects the functioning of this vital organ that helps eliminate toxins from the body. It can lead to problems such as anaemiajaundice, haemorrhage, ascites, and liver and spleen enlargement. This may end up aggravating and disbalancing other doshas as well.

Because of the aggravation of the pitta dosha, all the functions of the pitta such as clarity of skin complexion, hunger, digestion, and production of blood are seriously affected. Because of this aggravation, the rasa and rakta dhatus are severely affected followed by other dhatus...

Ayurvedic treatment for Liver Cirrhosis and other ailments is highly recommended as it is completely natural and does not result in any serious side effects. It helps reverse all of the symptoms of liver cirrhosis and other diseases while restoring the normal functioning of the liver. Anecdotal evidence is available for the effectiveness of ayurveda in reversing fibroscan parameters in liver cirrhosis patients.

There are excellent herbs that are recommended in Ayurveda to help in the treatment of liver cirrhosis. Katuki (Picrorhiza kurrooa), Bhringraja (Ecliptaabla), Bhumiamalaki (Phyllanthusniruri), Kakamachi (SolanumNigrum), Aragwadha(Cassia fistula), Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa), Kiratatikta (Swertiachirata), Bhoonimba (Andrographis paniculata), Daruharidra (Berberis aristata) are some liver tonic drugs.

Formulations such as ArogyavardhiniVati, Kumaryasava, Rohitakarishtha, Pippalyasava, Guduchisatwa, Punarnavasava, Patolakaturohinyadikashaya, Avipattikarachoorna, HaritakyadiKashayam, GuduchiKashaya, Trailokyanatha Rasa, ChandraprabhaVati, VasaguluchyadiKashayam, Lohasavam, Rohitakarishtam, Dantyarishtam, DrakshadiKashayam, PunarnavaManduraKutajatriphalaLehyamare usually advised by an Ayurvedic doctor.

The treatment involves Shodana chikitsa (detoxification through Panchakarma procedures) especially nithya virechana, Shamana chikitsa (Palliative researched Ayurvedic medicines) and Kayakalpa (rejuvenation therapy). Ayurveda Rasa preparations are used in very severe cases.

Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements

Vitamins and minerals have an undeniable role in improving fatty liver. The inclusion of specific minerals and vitamins is prescribed as part of the integrated treatment of fatty liver and cirrhosis. You may talk to our specialists if you are seeking guidance in this regard.

 Magnesium, Zinc, B complex, Coenzyme q10, Glutathione, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, N acetyl cysteine, Alphalipoic acid, Branched-chain amino acids, Trimethyl Glycine, etc have their role to play in supporting liver detoxification and recovery from these disorders. Specific nutrients to be used in a patient are decided after assessing the patient condition only. IV infusions of Glutathione and Vit C are particularly useful in advanced cases.


Homeopathic medicines are found to have a positive effect on curing fatty liver and cirrhosis. Some of the most commonly used homeopathy medicines are:

  • Chelidonium
  • Lycopodium
  • Phosphorous
  • Calcarea Carb
  • Nux Vomica

No need to be confused about these medicines. These homeopathy medicines are prescribed based on the person’s health conditions, the degree of severity of fatty liver, and the symptoms observed. The doctors at Bethaniya Clinic would examine the patient, undertake the analysis based on lab results, and prescribe the integrated treatment for fatty liver and cirrhosis accordingly.

Ozone Therapy

Ozone therapy is an alternative technique for treating liver cirrhosis and fatty liver ailments. By stimulating the antioxidant capacity of the body, the treatment aids in recovery from these disorders. Rectal insufflation, as well as Major auto hemotherapy, are two commonly used Ozone treatment methods in fatty liver and Cirrhosis

The doctors would observe the patient and suggest methodologies for reducing the toxic content in the liver. Enhancing fatty acid oxidation is normally considered an ideal method for reducing fat levels effectively.

Stress Management

One commonly unaddressed factor in the management of liver cirrhosis is chronic stress. Proper stress management through deep breathing, yoga and meditation is essential for the patient to stay positive and follow healthy lifestyle changes.

Choose Bethaniya Clinic for Integrated Treatment for Fatty Liver

Bethaniya Clinic believes in curing medical ailments through an integrated holistic approach making use of the best from western and eastern medical sciences. Therefore, the panel of experts at our clinic undertakes a comprehensive study of the patient as well as his or her medical condition. The person’s medical history, familial medical scenario, degree of severity of the ailment, and lab data would be analyzed systematically.

Our integrated treatment for liver cirrhosis and fatty liver would depend on the analyzed data. Hence, the course would differ from patient to patient. Our endeavor is to ensure the proper treatment and cure in the minimum time. Our team at Bethaniya Clinic consists of modern medicine Physicians with Functional medicine expertise, Ayurvedic doctors, a Naturopathic doctor and a Yoga therapist. All of them work together with a patient-centric mindset and clear treatment goals.

We offer result-oriented integrated treatment for fatty liver and cirrhosis. For scheduling an appointment with our specialist doctor,  contact us now.

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