Treating jaundice with herbs

This article is intended to help the reader in the rapid identification of natural remedies useful in the treatment of various symptoms, ailments and diseases. For some remedies listed, this usefulness may not have been confirmed by sufficient experimental tests, carried out with a scientific method. Furthermore, any natural remedy has potential risks and contraindications.
If available, we therefore recommend clicking on the link corresponding to the individual remedy to learn more about the topic. In any case, we remind you of the importance of avoiding self-treatment and to consult your doctor in advance to ascertain the absence of contraindications and drug interactions.

We speak of jaundice in the presence of a yellow pigmentation of the skin, mucous membranes and ocular sclerae, conferred by the deposit of excess bilirubin present in the blood.

In relation to the different intensity of the jaundice color, we speak of SUB-Jaundice when it is recognizable only at the level of the sclerae and the sublingual mucosa (bilirubin levels between 1.7mg / dL and 4.5 mg / dL), and of ITTERO FRANCO when all the integuments are clearly impregnated (bilirubin levels above 4.5mg / dL).

Bilirubin arises from the breakdown of aged or damaged red blood cells and is processed by the liver which transforms it into direct bilirubin. Once the jaundice has been recognized, it is therefore necessary to establish whether it is due to the excess of direct bilirubin (conjugated with glucuronic acid) or indirect (not yet processed by the liver); in the first case it is very probable an "obstruction of the biliary tract (stones in the gallbladder or biliary tract, pancreatitis, neoplasms of the biliary tract or head of the pancreas, cyst), while in the second the presence of damage to the liver (hepatitis viral or toxic) or haemolytic anemia.

Considering the seriousness of the possible diseases underlying jaundice, herbal medicine does not offer specific remedies against jaundice. On the contrary, particular caution should also be used in the use of choleretic and cholagogue plants, because they could increase the flow of bile secretion and with it is the migration of microcalculations.

Medicinal plants and supplements useful against Jaundice

Hepatoprotective, choleretic and cholagogue drugs: artichoke, woodruff, centaurea, inositol, lecithin, milk thistle, boldo, glutathione, silymarin, licorice, brewer's yeast, sweet oak fern, acerola. Rhubarb, Boldo, Aloe, chicory, Dandelion, rosemary.

Antispasmodic drugs: Yarrow, green anise, bitter orange, basil, belladonna, chamomile, lemon verbena, piscidia, coriander, ivy, butterbur, lettuce, lavender, peppermint, poppy, passionflower, serenella, valerian, menton, hops, carnation, sweet clover , Melissa, elderberry.

Other articles on "Jaundice - Herbalist"

  1. Jaundice - Medicines for the treatment of Jaundice
  2. Jaundice
  3. Jaundice in pregnancy
  4. Jaundice in infants
  5. Diet for Jaundice
Select plant Fir Acacia Acerola Sorrel Yarrow Yarrow Yarrow Aconito Adatoda Garlic Agnocasto Agrimonia Alchemilla Alkekengi Aloe Altea Witch Hazel Ammi or Visnaga Pineapple Andrographis Anemone Pulsatilla Angelica Anise Star Anise Japanese Star Anise Bitter Orange Bitter Areca Arnica Harpagophytum Arpagophyte Artemisia Asteragus Basil Asparagus Asparagus Peruvian Asparagus Asparagus Asparagus Hawthorn Boldo Borage Shepherd's Purse Boswellia Bucco Butea superba Cocoa Coffee Cajeput Calamus Calamus Marigold Camedrio Chamomile Roman Chamomile Camphor Cinnamon Ceylon Maidenhair Capuchin Artichoke Cardamom Cardiac Thistle Asian Thistle Carvi Cascara Cassia Catecu Catha Cabbage Celandine Chicory Centaurea Cinnamon Cypress Celandine Chives Cypress Coca Cola Colchico Combreto Condurango Comfrey Coriander Cranberry Barberry American Chrysanthemum Cumin Turmeric Damiana Digital Dioscorea Drosera Dulcamara Dunalilella Echinacea Eder a Ephedra Elenio Eleutherococcus Helichrysum Evening primrose Horsetail Alfalfa Erica Euphrasia Erisimo Escolzia Eucalyptus Farfara Farfaraccio Calabar bean Fenugreek Fennel Phytolacca Frangola Ash Fumaria Japanese Mushrooms Galega Ganoderma lucidum Garcinia Cambogia Mulberry Gentian Broom Ginkgo Ginkgo Guipana Guipana Gynestra Ginkgo Hibelia Gymnasium Hibiscus Guarulp St. John's Wort Horse Chestnut Ispaghul Hyssop Jaborandi Kava kava Konjac Laminaria Cherry Laurel Lavender Lemongrass Lespedeza Lovage Icelandic Lichen Lemon Flax Lippia Licorice Lobelia Hops Maca Marjoram Maize Mallow Manna Marrubio Marrubio d "water Matè Melaleuca Meliloto American Lemon balm Myrtle Myrama Walnut Nutmeg Walnut vomica Olive tree Meadowsweet Ononide Opuntia Oregano Orthosiphon Nettle Poppy Papaya Parietaria Feverfew Passiflora Chilli Perilla Periwinkle Phyllanthus Plantain Picrorhiza Pilosella Pino Pisci dia Podofillo Polygala Grapefruit Parsley Psyllium Pueraria mirifica Butcher's broom Pygeum Quassia Oak Rhubarb Ratania Rauwolfia currant Castor bean Rhodiola Rosehip Rosemary Rue Willow Sarsaparilla Sage Elderberry Sassafras Sedum Ergot Senna Serenoa Repens Soybean Solidago Tansy Taraxus Tamarind Tamarind Tamarind Tamarind Tamarindo Ursina Valerian Vanilla Mullein Verbena Veronica Viburnum Vinca Pansy Mistletoe Vine Withania Yohimbe Saffron Ginger Pumpkin Select disease Juvenile Acne Rosacea Tinnitus Tinnitus Aerophagia Tendon Affections Afonia Aphthae Algias Functional Halitosis Breastfeeding Allergy Anemia Anguish Anxiety Arteriosclerosis Asthrosis Asthrosis Arthritis Arthritis Men Sex Woman Blepharitis and Conjunctivitis Eye bags Bronchitis Gallstones Kidney stones Salivary stones Baldness Androgenetic Candida Fragile hair Caries Headache Cellulitis Motion sickness Cystitis C limaterio Cholecystopathy High cholesterol Ulcerative colitis Colonoscopy Contusions Hematoma Convalescence Couperose Depression Dermatitis Diaper dermatitis Diabetes Diarrhea Erectile dysfunction Dyslipidemia Dysmenorrhea Dyspepsia Disturbances of vision Hemorrhoids Epistaxis Herethism Heart disease Fever Fibromyalgia Gastro-intestinal disease Flatulence Hypertension Fibromyalgia Gastrointomnia Jaundice Laryngitis Renal lithiasis Toothache Sore throat Thinness Menopause Meteorism Mononucleosis Alzheimer's disease Crohn's disease Nausea Vomiting Obesity Dark circles Onychomycosis Osteoporosis Dry skin Periarthritis Piorea Low pressure Prostatitis Psoriasis Colds Breast fissures Anal fissures Gastro-nasal rhinitis Senescence Premenstrual Syndrome Sinusitis Quit smoking Overweight Fatty liver Constipation Stomatitis Stress Cough Triglycerides high Ulcer Burns Nails Brittle flashes Heat Warts Dizziness Properties herbal Tanning Abortive adaptogenic Aphrodisiac bittering analgesic anesthetic anorectics analgesic antacid anti-allergic anti-asthmatic Antibiotic catarrh Anticellulitiche anticonvulsant Antidiaforetiche antidiarrheal edematous anthelmintic antiemetic Antiemorroidarie antiphlogistic Antiidrotiche Antinevrotiche Antioxidants antipyretic antirheumatic antiscorbutic Antiseptic antispasmodic anti-uric Aperitive Flavoring Astringent Balsamic Bechiche Capillarotrope Cardiotonic Carminative Cathartic Caustics Healing Cholagogues Choleretic Dyes Decongestants Deodorants Purifying Diaphoretic Cleansers Disinfectants Detoxifiers Thirst quenching Diuretics Exciting Emetics Emmenagogues Emollients Hemostatic Energies Hepatoprotectors Expectorants Eupepticus Moisturisers Galactosensitizers Hypertensive Hypnotic Hypoglycemic HypotensiveIrritants Laxatives Soothing Narcotic Nerves Nourishing Odontalgic Pectoral Purgatives Revulsive Remineralizing Refreshing Rubefacient Scialagoghe Sedative Soporifera Sneezing Stomachic Stomatics Stomatics Nourishing Tonic Vasoconstrictors Vasodilators Vermaminifuges Vescicators
none:  cycling heart-health training-techniques