About Liv 52 tablets tablets tablets
Liv 52 is a hepatoprotective herbal-mineral remedy beneficial in liver diseases and improves liver function. It contains appetizer herbs, which help improving digestion and appetite. It also has protective action against almost all types of liver toxins and protects liver of people taking alcohol.
Liv 52 is only herbal product in the world on which hundreds of research studies and clinical trials are conducted. In almost all studies, it is found effective hepato-protective and beneficial for improving liver functions.
Composition of Liv 52 Tablets
- Caper Bush (Himsra) – Capparis Spinosa
- Wild Chicory (Kasani) – Cichorium Intybus
- Mandur Bhasma – Ferric Oxide Calx
- Black Nightshade (Kakamachi) – Solanum Nigrum
- Arjuna – Terminalia arjuna
- Negro coffee (Kasamarda) – Cassia Occidentalis
- Yarrow (Biranjasipha) – Achillea Millefolium
- Tamarisk (Jhavuka) – Tamarix Gallica
Medicinal Properties of Liv 52 Tablets
- Potent Hepatoprotective
- Digestive Stimulant
- Hepatocellular regeneration promoter
- Haematinic (increases hemoglobin levels)
Therapeutic Indications of Liv 52 Tablets
Liv 52 is helpful in following health conditions.
- Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Hepatitis D
- Hepatitis E
- Alcoholic Hepatitis
- Appetite Loss
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Poor Digestion
- Early cirrhosis or pre-cirrhotic conditions
- Fatty Liver Disease or Steatohepatitis (Steatosis)
- Mild constipation (with mucus discharge and sticky stools)
- Inflammation of gallbladder
- Protein-energy malnutrition
- Early cirrhosis or pre-cirrhotic conditions
- Hepatotoxicity induced by chemicals, radiations, medicines or chemotherapy
Benefits & Medicinal Uses of Liv 52 Tablets
All variants of Liv 52 Tablets have similar benefits and medicinal uses except Liv 52 Tablets HB. Liv 52 Tablets HB has additional benefit in hepatitis B and helps reducing viral load in the liver. However, it also possesses other healing properties like appetizer, digestive, liver stimulant, antioxidant and hepatoprotective etc.
Elevated Liver Enzymes
Elevated or altered liver profile (ALANINE TRANSAMINASE or ALT / SGPT and ASPARTATE TRANSAMINASE or AST / SGOT) may indicate inflammation of the liver or damage to the liver cells. Liv 52 Tablets helps reduce inflammation and thus decrease the secretion of certain chemicals, which are leaked out from the inflamed cells into the bloodstream.
In many cases, liver enzymes may elevate mildly or temporarily. In these cases, patient may not require treatment for this because there is no underlying chronic or serious liver disease. Using Liv 52 Tablets can prevent further damage to the liver and reduces liver inflammation. Therefore, it may be advisable to use Liv 52 Tablets in such cases as well. Normally, Liv 52 Tablets plain in dosage of 2 tablets twice daily or Liv 52 Tablets DS in dosage of 1 tablet twice daily for one to two months is sufficient to normalize the liver enzymes.
Jaundice is a unique characteristic in almost all types of liver disorders. All variants of Liv 52 Tablets work well in reducing elevated serum bilirubin level and treating jaundice. Liv 52 also reduces elevated liver enzymes.
Liv 52 will not work in obstructive jaundice (Obstruction of bile ducts). Obstructive jaundice has several other causes including blockage of bile ducts due to gallstones or tumor.
Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)
Hepatitis A virus is the underlying cause of Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis). It causes liver inflammation and reduces liver functions.
In India, the most common medicine used for hepatitis A is Liv 52. Modern as well as ayurvedic physicians prescribe it for improving liver functions and increasing the recovery time. However, patient may not require treatment of mild hepatitis A infection, but it is better to take Liv 52 to reduces toxicity and damage because liver take six months to heal itself from the damage caused by the Hepatitis A virus.
Furthermore, Liv 52 helps tackling with nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, and loss of appetite. It also reduces elevated serum bilirubin levels and normalizes liver enzymes.
Minimum six months therapy is recommended with Liv 52 HB for patients with hepatitis B infection. The underlying cause of hepatitis B is hepatitis B virus (HBV). Liv 52 HB has effects on hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). It inhibits reverse transcriptase, which helps clearing hepatitis B virus. Clinical studies have concluded that Liv 52 HB significantly reduces viral load in hepatitis.
Liv 52 HB by himalaya also has influence on liver enzymes and glycogen level in the liver. It restores the glycogen levels in the liver and helps normalizing elevated liver enzymes.
Alcohol intake causes liver inflammation, which is termed as alcoholic hepatitis. Liv 52 reduces inflammation and improves liver functions. It also helps loss of appetite, feeling of vomiting and weight loss due to alcohol.
Poor Digestion, Loss of appetite & Anorexia Nervosa
All ingredients present in Liv 52 have digestive stimulant action and increases appetite. It corrects the basic rhythm of appetite and satiety in the body. It promotes appetite, improves growth in children, improves bowel habits, helps in appetite loss in pregnancy and may increase body weight.
Mild constipation (with mucus discharge and sticky stools)
Liv 52 helps digestion of fats. Many children and adults suffer with constipation with mucus discharge and have sticky stools. We found it more effective in such cases for the management of mild constipation in both children and adults. The results are observable in children as compared to adults. Liv 52 drops helps improving bowel habits in infants.
Hepatotoxicity may have several causes such as chemicals, radiations, medicines or chemotherapy. All variants of Liv 52 help in reducing Hepatotoxicity and protect the liver from all toxins produced in the body due to these.
Fatty Liver Disease or Steatohepatitis (Steatosis)
Fatty Liver Disease or steatohepatitis is the condition in which fat buildup increases more than 5 to 10 percent in the liver. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is most common cause of Fatty Liver.
Liv 52 contains ingredients, which reduces fat in the liver and normalizes the liver functions. Taking more fruits and vegetables with Liv 52 Therapy cures fatty liver disease within a short duration (1 to 3 months). For best results, it can be used along with Indukantham Kashayam.
Loss of Appetite
Ingredients in Liv 52 are likely to increase appetite and improve digestion. Almost all ingredients have an appetizer and digestive actions, which helps to modulate the appetite. Secondly, poor appetite is a common symptom of liver diseases and indicates poor liver functions. Liv 52 improves liver health and improves the flow of bile into the digestive tract, which stimulates digestion of fat molecules.
Sluggish liver means reduced efficiency of the liver to perform its functions at the optimum level. The following symptoms indicate your liver is sluggish.
- Abdominal bloating
- Discomfort over the liver
- Liver pain
- Intolerance of fatty foods
- Body odor
- Bad breath
- Coated tongue
- Excessive sweating
- High cholesterol and triglycerides
- Burning soles of the feet
- Mucus discharge in stool
Dosage & Administration of Liv 52 Tablets
Liv 52 is available in form of tablets and syrup. It is also available in double strength (Liv 52 DS). Here is a dosage reference for each variant of Liv 52.
- Children (above the age of 5 years) - 1 Tablet – Thrice Daily
- Adults - 2 Tablets – Thrice Daily
- During Pregnancy (if indicated for jaundice and anorexia) - 2 Tablets – Twice Daily
Liv 52 Side Effects
In most people, Liv 52 is LIKELY SAFE & WELL-TOLERATED. In infants, some people have reported loose stools after using Liv 52 Drops for first time.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
All variants of Liv 52 are POSSIBLY SAFE for pregnant women and lactating mothers.