• In this, the pitta dosha gets impaired and impairs the blood and muscle tissues of the liver. This blocks the channels of the liver and the bile is thrown back into the blood.
  • Eating oily, spicy, sour, salty, alkaline, and hot foods
  • Consuming alcohol and sesame oil
  • Sleeping in daytime, excessive workout, having excessive sex, and suppressing natural urges of body
  • Psychological factors such as fear, anger, lust, and stress


  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Yellowish coloration of eyes nails and skin
  • Low-grade fever
  • Lack of appetite
  • Flatulence
  • Excessive thirst
  • Burning sensation in body
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of libido

Ayurvedic Treatment

  • As per Ayurveda, deviated Pitta Dosha is responsible for Jaundice. Aggravated the Pitta causes blockage of ducts and the bile accumulates in the bloodstream causing the discolouration of eyes and skin.
  • Ayurvedic treatment for jaundice mainly aims at the pacification of Pitta, improvement in, liver function and removing obstructions, if any.
  • The common herbs used for this purpose are Bhumiamalki (Phyllanthus niruri), Daruharidra (Berberis aristata), Chicory (Chichorium intybus), Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), etc.

Diet and Lifestyle

  • Eat a vegetarian diet and take complete rest
  • Avoid hot, oily, spicy, heavy food
  • Stop using mustard oil, refined flour, white rice, asafetida peas, mustard seeds, cakes, chocolates, pastries, preserved foods, alcoholic beverages and aerated drinks.
  • Do not exercise in an angry or anxious state and do not work under the sun or near broilers and furnaces.
  • Eat more brown or parboiled rice, whole wheat flour, bananas, tomatoes, potatoes, spinach, grapes, radishes, lemons, dried dates, raisins, almonds, mangoes, amla, and cardamom.

Home Remedies

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