Guide to Alternative Medicine and the Digestive System

Anil Minocha, MD FACP FACG

Chapter 59: Select Ayurvedic Remedies for Liver Disorders (continued)

KEY POINTS Ayurveda encompasses a comprehensive holistic approach, and the medicines are only one component. Liv-52 is the most popular Ayurvedic herbal remedy for liver disorders.1 DIHAR Dihar is an Ayurvedic formulation composed of 8 different herbs (ie, Syzygium cumini, Momordica charantia, E officinalis, Gymnema sylvestre, Enicostemma littorale, A indica, T cordifolia, and C longa). It has antihyperglycemic, antihyperlipidemic, and antioxidant properties in experimental animal models.2 Several scientific studies have demonstrated beneficial…