Category: Detoxification

Herbs for Liver Disease

The liver is the primary organ that helps expelling and breaking down toxins in the body. It produces bile, a detoxifying agent metabolically indispensable in breaking down fats from food. Healthy liver plays an important role in the outcome of the overall health. The proper functioning and health of the eyes, the brain, the heart, the joints and the kidneys are all dependent on healthy liver functions. If the liver functioning is impaired or even a single enzyme system is hampered then there is an impairment in overall body function and an increased metabolic stress.

Liver Disease

There are Many Herbs That Can Help to Maintain Healthy Liver

1. Borotutu Bark

Is one of the most powerful herbs for healthy liver, especially liver Cleansing and digestive system support. It plays a promising role in combating biliary colic and jaundice. Apart from this, borotutu bark contains powerful antioxidants which are known to help protect the liver cells from severe damage.

2. Milk Thistle

Has been used since ancient times due to its remarkable role in managing the liver and gallbladder. Since ages, the powder of milk thistle has been used for liver cleansing and support. Milk thistle helps with the detoxification of poisons such as alcohol, regeneration of damaged liver tissue, stimulation of bile production and improved digestion.

3. Chanca Piedra

Is very popular amongthe indigenous people of the amazon. Chancapiedra have been used forcenturies to promote the body’s natural elimination process of liver, gallbladder and kidney stones. It also stimulates the liver to purge itself of harmful toxins and foreign matters. Chancapiedra soothes the liver, increases bile production, and reduces the formation of calcified stones in the body.

4. Greater Celandine

Has been considered to be one of the most powerful liver cleansingherbs. Maurice Many herbalist used greater celandine to relieve every liver problem. Celandine stimulates enzyme production from the pancreas, helps the liver eliminate foreign particles, stimulates the production of bile, helps relieve gallbladder spasms and improves a sluggish liver.

5. Chicory Root

Is known for its vibrant blue flowers. It is also a medicinal herb known for its ability to help cleanse the liver. Many ancient physicians used chicory leaves and root to aid against a number of liver ailments including jaundice, gallbladder and liver stones, urinary stones, constipation, indigestion, depression and headaches.

6. Dandelion Root

Is a humble weed. It is a liver cleanser that has been widely used throughout the ages. Dandelion rootstimulates bile flow from the liver and it is often used by herbalists to help fight fatty liver, cirrhosis, estrogen dominance and even acne.

7. Organic Turmeric

Yellow root is a powerful liver protector and even liver cell, rejuvenator, regenerator. It also helps stimulate enzymes responsible for flushing out toxins including known carcinogens from the body. According to a research, it is found that turmeric is capable of combating the effects of carcinogens.

8. Peppermint

Is not just for fresh breath stimulation but italsoimproves bile flow and relaxes bile ducts, helping to break down fats. It also helps reduce bad cholesterol, which makes the liver’s function of filtering toxins easier. Peppermint also inhibits blockages in the kidney and gallbladder and calms the stomach for optimal digestion.

Herbal Remedies for Colon Cleansing


Colon cleansing is necessary for proper functioning of human body. It helps the body to get rid of undigested wastes that could obstruct the colon’s passageway. Colon cleansing may also help the body to eliminate the chances of getting colon cancer. Other beneficial contributions of this process are:

  • Helps to get rid of obesity
  • Good skin texture
  • Proper digestion
  • Improved energy and vitality
  • Curbs diarrhea and constipation


Colon cleansing herbs are mainly laxatives which improve the bowel movements and stimulate the colon to eliminate the toxins, mucous and parasites from the colon. Colon cleansing with the help of herbs is absolutely safe, as it does not produce any adverse effects.

Triphala is a combination of three great fruits – Amalaki, Haritaki and Babhitaki. Triphala preparations are so ancient and explained by our great Acharya’s in ayurvedic samhitas for taking out toxins effectively. Amla is known for its antioxidant properties which is a richest source of vitamin C. Haritaki is best laxative among Triphala and along with babhitaki whole Triphala acts as a very good immune modulator herbal remedy.

Senna is a flowering plant that acts as laxative. It contains anthraquinones which are powerful colon stimulates that relieves constipation and increases peristaltic movements of the colon. Due to which the bowel movement is regulated and corrected. Consume crushed senna herb or senna tea. Take a cup of boiled water and let it cool slightly before pouring it onto the herb. Steep for about 10 minutes and then strain the tea. Drink this tea to get relief from the colon problem. Or steep the herb in cold water for about 10 – 12 hours and then strain. It is best to drink the cold-tea. Or take senna supplements in tablets and capsules form to cleanse the colon.

Psyllium, a bulk-forming laxative, is a natural element that is rich in soluble fiber. A widely used colon cleanser, psylluim husks are helps colon to get rid of excess waste that can build up and cause health complications.

Barberry is a bitter tonic that helps support the liver functions and cleanse a congested bowel. Barberry is rich natural source of berberine. Berberine is a bright yellow substance extracted from the fruit. It has been used in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects. This well-known antiseptic is used to treat a wide range of infections of the ears, eyes, mouth, throat, urinary tract, skin and strep bacteria.

Ginger can help reduce bloating, stimulate colon functioning and keep the waste and harmful toxins at the bay. It aids digestion by stimulating the secretion of digestive juices. Use ginger in any form such as grated, juice or cut pieces for colon cleansing. Also, adding ginger to herbal tea will help in cleansing colon.


For easy convenience PLANET AYURVEDA presents with COLON CLEANSE herbal formulations like TRIPHALA CAPSULES, YAKRITPLIHANTAK CHURNA AND KUMARI SAAR. These all together work in very synergetic manner to open the channels and removes endotoxins out from the body. Improves circulation and enhances body’s stamina. Let’s have a look in detail –

Product Description

1) Triphala Capsule

Triphala Capsule is a combination of Amalaki, Haritaki and Bhibitaki. It contains natural laxatives, bioflavonoids, vitamin C, linoleic oil and phospholipids that promotes the bowel movement and leads to the elimination of toxic materials from the body.

Benefits and Uses: It is widely used for intestinal disorders, stomach disorders, body detoxification, enhancing appetite, fat metabolism and liver functioning.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily, after meals with plain water.

2) Yakitplihantak Churna

Yakitplihantak Churna is comprised of various herbs such as Kalmegh, Bhringraj, Sharpunkha, Kaasni, Katuki, Bhumi Amla, Makoy and Punarnava. It improves functioning of liver and spleen by eliminating excess water and fat from the body.

Benefits and Uses: The various herbs present in the yakritplihantak churna treats many spleen and liver disorders including fatty liver, hepatitis B and liver cirrohsis. Yakritplihantak churna is also beneficial for certain conditions such as enlarged liver, high cholesterol, diabetes, hormonal imbalances, gall bladder stones, liver and kidney failure, urinary calculi and constipation.

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water or fruit juice after meals.

3) Kumari Saar

Kumari Saar is aloe vera juice which is rich in vitamins, amino acids and antioxidants which nourishes the body and strengthens immune system. It effectively cleanses the Colon leading to extraction of tons of benefits and an improved intestinal health overall.

Benefits and Uses: Kumari saar is beneficial to treat acute and chronic constipation, skin problems, acidity, ulcers, diabetes, liver dysfunction, hair loss, gout and arthritis.

Dosage: 3 tablespoon twice daily with equal parts of water.


  • Effectively cleanses the accumulated toxins from the colon, improves intestinal health overall and helps moderating constipation.
  • Improves immunity, balances all three vital energies.
  • Indicated as best Anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and anti-bacterial herbal formulation.
  • Improves digestion, fat metabolism and ensures proper functioning of body system including skin, liver and kidneys.