Jaundice is basically discoloration of skin and eyes. It can be caused by acute hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, yellow fever, typhoid and hindrance of bile ducts. Extreme fatigue/weakness, fever, constipation, intense itching in liver, yellow discoloration of nails, urine and eye are few symptoms of jaundice. The likelihood of jaundice is high in new born babies because the liver sometimes does not start working properly.
Following are some of the home remedies for jaundice-
Extract the juice of bitter luffa. Place few drops on your palm and put in the nostrils. It is very simple home remedy for jaundice.
Boil 250ml water and add 15gm of dry snake gourd leaves to it. After boiling, filter it and store the water in a bottle. Now add few coriander seeds in 500 ml of water and boil it for 15-20 minutes. Consume the filtered water with the decoction of coriander seeds three times daily.
Take green leaves of radish and extract their juice. Consume daily to get relief from jaundice.
Extract the juice of the green leaves of pigeon pea and take approx 60ml daily. It is a proven home remedy for jaundice. A significant improvement is guaranteed after regular use.
Take a banana and mash it properly. Add 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Eat it twice. It is very well known and simple home remedy for jaundice.
Take 2 dates (dried), 8 almonds and 5 cardamoms. Soak these overnight. Remove the outer covering of almonds and seeds of date. Mix all the soaked ingredients to make a fine paste. Add a tablespoon of butter and sugar to this paste and lick it. It is an effective home remedy for jaundice.
Limejuice is very beneficial for jaundice patients. Drink it 2-3 times daily.
Boil 3 lt of water with a cup of barley added to it. Drink this water 5-6 times daily. It is very good home remedy for jaundice.
Another very effective home remedy for jaundice is sugarcane juice. You can add some lemon to it for taste. Drink 1-2 glasses daily.
Beetroot juice is very good for treating jaundice in a short span. Take half cup juice and add half lemon to it. Consume it at least once daily.
Add a pinch of black pepper to a cup of buttermilk. Consume it daily. Regular use of this drink is very helpful in treating jaundice.
Mix one teaspoon of fresh lime juice to ½ teaspoon of ginger juice. It is very well known home remedy for jaundice.
Take few papaya leaves and make a fine paste of them. Take 1 tablespoon honey and ½ tablespoon papaya leaves paste together.
Tomatoes are very beneficial in jaundice treatment. Eat 1-2 tomatoes or a glass of tomato juice daily on an empty stomach. Add some salt for taste.
Take 4gm of Indian gooseberry with a glass of water three times daily. Regular use of this is very useful home remedy for jaundice treatment.
Take a cup of water and add 5-6 lemon leaves to it. Boil this water for 10-15 minutes. Drain the leaves off and consume the water. Do this regularly for 5-6 days to treat jaundice.
Add calcium and iron to your diet. It helps in preventing jaundice.
Avoid fried food, spices, pickle and turmeric.
Take a cup of water and mix 2 teaspoons of oregano to it. Boil it for 10 minutes. Drink the filtered solution. One of the best home remedies for jaundice
Another popular home remedy for jaundice is bitter gourd juice. Daily intake of 1 cup is very beneficial in jaundice treatment.
In jaundice, the resistance of body is quite low. So be extra careful about diet and hygiene. Try to make juices at home. If you have to purchase from market, purchase only packed juices. Don’t buy from street vendors.