This is the condition in which fibrosis of liver occur which cause permanent damage of liver. Liver cirrhosis is many times compared with Kumbhakaamla described in Ayurveda. It generally occurs as a complication of liver disease.
In this condition liver becomes nodular atrophic with coarse echo
texture. The size of liver becomes reduced or Shrunken .Due to which liver was unable to perform its normal functions .
Functions of Liver- Helps in metabolism process nm
remove bacteria and toxins from the blood
process nutrients, hormones, and drugs
make proteins that regulate blood clotting
produce bile to help absorb fats including cholesterol and fat-solueble vitamins
hepatitis B and C
fatty liver disease
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Diseases that damage or destroy bile ducts like biliary atresia
Inherited diseases – Cystic fibrosis, Wilson disease, galactosemia,
Drugs, toxins, and infections – drug reactions, prolonged exposure to toxic chemicals, parasitic infections
Loss of appetite
Sudden weight loss or gain
Yellowing of skin or the whites of eyes (jaundice)
Itching all over skin
Edema over ankles, legs, and abdomen (often an early sign)
abdominal pain and bloating
spiderlike blood vessels on the skin
yellowish coloured urine
Blood in the stool
Kumbha Kamala is the classical description if cirrhosis of liver in Ayurveda.
“|| Kaalantarath khareebhutah kruchrasyaat khumba kamala ||”
When kamala or jaundice or hepatitis was untreated the it will cause the disease called asKumbhkamala.It , produces dryness or roughness to the Liver (kharathva or rookshatva).
Shodana chikitsa done with panchkarma therapies
Shamana chikitsa done with the help of ayurvedic medicines
Mixcture of GuduchiYashtimadhuAmalaki churna