5 Home Remedies to Treat Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty Liver

In simple terms, fatty liver disease refers to a condition when fat gets accumulated in the liver. Well, the presence of fat in the liver is a common occurrence, but when 5% - 10% of the liver weight is fat, it is called fatty liver. This causes inflammation, scarring, and injury in your liver.

Fatty liver disease is of two types

alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Although there are no specific symptoms that may indicate fatty liver disease in the initial stages, eventually it leads to a lot of discomfort and sickness. However, when in control, the fatty liver disease is a reversible condition naturally and just need some lifestyle changes.

Let us look at some Natural Home Remedies that can treat Fatty Liver Condition Naturally:

1. Apple cider vinegar

Experts swear by this. This is a very effective natural remedy that cuts down the fat accumulated in the liver and boosts weight loss. It also reduces liver inflammation.

Mix 2 tbsp. of ACV in a glass of warm water and drink it twice before your meals. Continue for two months to notice the difference

2. Lemon 

This citrus fruit is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants that promote the production of glutathione in a liver that detoxifies the liver. Squeeze a whole lemon in a glass of water and have that twice or thrice a day to melt away all the fat accumulated in the liver. This treats fatty liver disease naturally.

3. Green Tea 

This herbal tea is an all-rounder. Its high-density catechins improve liver functioning and prevent fat accumulation. A certain study on green tea has shown that catechins are highly beneficial to those who have a non-alcoholic fatty liver condition. Also, regular intake of green tea monitors the fat accumulation in the body.

 Drink around 3-4 cups of green tea every day to soothe and prevent fatty liver disease. It also improves liver functioning.

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4. Turmeric 

This is a miracle spice that acts as a natural healer for the fatty liver condition due to its antioxidant properties. The presence of curcumin in turmeric is responsible for its medicinal value. There was a random study conducted which showed that curcumin supplements proved beneficial to patients with fatty liver disease. Turmeric aids in the easy digestion of fat so that they don’t get accumulated in the liver.

 Boil 1/4 tsp. of turmeric in two glasses of water and boil. Strain and drink the liquid twice daily for two weeks straight. You can also mix 1/2 a tsp. of the turmeric powder in a glass of milk and drink it.

5. Papaya 

Papaya has a long-known effect to naturally burn liver fat and treat fatty liver disease. Both the pulp of the fruit and the seeds have the same effect in maintaining a healthy liver. You can have a piece of papaya with some honey daily. Or you may also grind the seeds well, mix it with water and drink.

In addition to the above home remedies to treat fatty liver disease, remember that physical inactivity is an important factor contributing to fat accumulation in the liver. So, engage in exercising and workouts for at least an hour every day. Start with low-intensity workouts for shorter periods and then increase the time and intensity gradually. Exercise speeds up metabolic rate improving digestion and proper breakdown of fat. Your liver will stay at the peak of health.

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