Liv Amrit Syrup (Patanjali): Ingredients, Benefits, Dosage and Usage

Patanjali Liv Amrit Syrup, is proprietary herbal Ayurvedic medicine form Patanjali Divya Pharmacy. It is a liver tonic and indicated in liver diseases.  This medicine is useful in fatty liver, Hepatitis, Loss of appetite, Anemia and jaundice.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

  • Product Name: Patanjali Liv-amrit Syrup, Divya LIVAMRIT Syrup
  • Manufacturer: Patanjali
  • Availability: Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Proprietary Medicine
  • Main Indication: Liver disorders
  • Benefits: Useful in Liver/Spleen disorders and Digestive disorders
  • MRP/Price: LIV-AMRIT SYRUP 200 ml @ Rs. 75.00.

Liv Amrit Ingredients

Ingredients present in this formulation are given below:

Each 5 ml contains

  • Bhumi Amla (Phyllanthus niruri) 80mg
  • Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) 60 mg
  • Bhringraj Eclipta alba 50 mg
  • Makoy Solanum nigrum 40 mg
  • Arjun Terminalia arjuna 30 mg
  • Triphala 30 mg
  • Sarpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea) 30 mg
  • Giloy Tinospora cordifolia 24 mg
  • Mulethi (Liquorice) Glycyrrhiza glabra 22 mg
  • Kutki Picrorhiza kurroa 20 mg
  • Daru haldi Berberis aristata 20 mg
  • Amaltas (Cassia fistula) 20 mg
  • Kalmegh Andrographis paniculata 10 mg Sugar Stem Juice

Preservative

  • Sodium methyl Paraben
  • Sodium Propyl Paraben
  • Sodium Benzoate
  • Citric acid
  • Flavour q.s.

Key Ingredients in the Divya Patanjali Liv Amrit Syrup

Phyllanthus (Phyllanthus amarus/niruri)

Bhumi Amla or Tamalki reduces Pitta and gives relief in burning sensation. The leaves are rich in potassium (0.83 %), and hence possess diuretic action. It has been shown to be effective as an adjunct, along with other drugs, in the treatment of jaundice due to infective hepatitis. The decoction is reported to produce hypoglycemic action in normal as well as alloxan-diabetic rabbits.

  • Taste/Rasa: Bitter/Titka, Astringent, Sweet
  • Quality/Guna: Light/Laghu, Dry/Ruksha
  • Potency/Veerya: Cooling/Shita
  • Post Digestive/Vipak: Sweet
  • Dosha: Reduces Kapha And Pitta, Increases Vata
  • Tissue/Dhatu: Plasma, Blood, Fat, Reproductive
  • Srotas/Channel): Digestive, Reproductive, Urinary

Bhumi Amla is antiviral, hepatoprotective, cholagogue, diuretic, lithagogue, alterative, immunoregulator, antitussive and haemostatic. It helps in viral hepatitis, chronic hepatitis, clearing and preventing gallstones. It acts as a cholagogue. It improves liver function and alleviation of hepatitis symptoms. It reduces Pitta and gives relief in hyperacidity, inflammation and dysentery.

Punarnava

Punarnava is one of the best herb used for diseases of liver and kidney. It helps to reduce swelling by losing extra fluid from body. It helps in enlargement of liver, cirrhosis of liver, jaundice, dropsy, oedema and similar inflammatory conditions.

Punarnava is diuretic and decreases urinary albumin, urinary protein excretion and specific gravity. It is also a urinary antiseptic. The plant is recommended for the treatment of urolithiasis. Punarnava exhibits significant anti-inflammatory, laxative and diuretic action along with stomachic, expectorant, rejuvenative, diaphoretic and emetic properties.  The anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Punarnava is comparable to that of ibuprofen.

Bhringraj

Eclipta alba, Eclipta prostrata, or Trailing eclipta, is commonly known as Bhringraj. The aerial parts of plant contain terthienyl derivatives, including a-formylterthienyl and a number of esterified 5-hydroxyterthienyl derivatives, flavonoids apigenin and luteolin, and the isoflavone orobol, wedelolactone and desmethylwedelolactone.

  • Taste/Rasa: Bitter/Titka, Pungent/Katu
  • Quality/Guna: Light/Laghu, Dry/Ruksha
  • Potency/Veerya: Cooling/Shita
  • Post Digestive/Vipak: Pungent/Katu
  • Dosha: Balances Vata-Pitta-Kapha, Mainly Reduces Vata And Pitta
  • Tissue/Dhatu: Plasma, Blood, Bone, Nerve

In some texts it is mentioned heating, but in more modern texts it is considered to be cooling.

In Ayurveda, Bhringraj is used both internally and externally. It is mainly known for its use in hair care and making of hair oil. But it is an important herb for liver and blood-related diseases. It helps in Viral hepatic enlargement with biliary stasis, cirrhosis, infectious hepatitis and jaundice. It is Hepatic deobstruent and tonic.

Bhringraj acts as a deobstruent to promote the flow of bile, protecting the liver parenchymal tissue in viral hepatitis and other conditions involving enlargement of the liver. The fresh juice of the leaves is used to improve the appetite and to stimulate digestion.

Giloy

Guduchi, Giloy, Gurch, Amrita, Amritavalli, Madhuparni, Guduchika, Chinnobhava, Vatsadani, Tantrika, Kundalini, Chakralakshanika are Ayurvedic synonyms of Tinospora cordifolia. It is also known as Garo, Galac (Gujarati), Thippateega (Telugu), Amrita, Gilo (Kashmiri), Chittamrutu (Malayalam), Guluchi (Oriya), Gilo (Punjabi), Seendal, Seendil Kodi (Tamil), Siddhilata, Amarlata (Assamese). Tinospora is a climber and for medicinal purpose the stem of plant is used.

  • Taste/Rasa: Bitter/Titka, Astringent, Pungent
  • Quality/Guna: Light/Laghu, Unctuous
  • Potency/Veerya: Heating/Ushana
  • Post Digestive/Vipak: Sweet
  • Dosha: Balances Vata, Kapha And Pitta, Reduces Vata And Pitta
  • Tissue/Dhatu: Plasma, Blood, Muscle, Fat, Nerve, Reproductive
  • Srotas/Channel: Digestive, Circulatory

Giloy is useful in liver damage, viral hepatitis or poisoning from alcohol, chemicals or recreational and medicinal drugs. It helps in repairing fibrosis and regenerating liver tissue.

Guduchi / Giloy / Tinospora cordifolia, is recommended for diabetes, burning sensation, fever, edema etc. It has been scientifically validated in various animal models for hypoglycemic, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and other pharmacological activities. The aqueous and alcoholic extract of the plant has been shown to improve glucose tolerance. It has hypoglycemic, anti-oxidant and analgesic activity and reduces burning sensation. It helps to clean liver. It is broad spectrum pitta-reducing herb that destroys toxins and strengthens immunity.

It is a Rasayana herb and used to treat many diseases such as general debility, fever, diabetes, dyspepsia, urinary infections, jaundice and skin diseases.

Katuka

Katuka (Synonyms: Picrorhiza kurroa, Tikta, Tiktarohi, Kutki, Katuka rohini, Katuku rohini, Kadugurohini) is a perennial, hairy herb found in north-western Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim. The main constituent of the rhizomes is Glucoside (Picrorhizin). The rhizomes of plant are dried and used for medicinal purpose.

It has alterative, bitter, tonic, antibacterial, antiviral, anthelmintic, hepatoprotective, choleretic, spasmolytic, insecticidal and laxative activities.

Traditionally, Picrorhiza is used for constipation, chronic dysentery, scabies, leucoderma, joint pain, chronic asthma, infections, inflammations, coughs, hepatitis, menstrual problems, enteritis, gall bladder complaints, jaundice and hemorrhoids. It works on plasma, blood and muscle tissues.

Kutki pacifies Vata and Pitta and reduces Ama in body. It helps in liver conditions and is considered main herb for jaundice, hepatitis etc. It purges excess pitta from the liver and gall bladder. It protects the liver.

Kakamachi

Kakamachi, Makoi or Black Nightshade consists of the dried whole plant of Solanum nigrum Linn. (Fam. Solanaceae); an herbaceous annual weed, 30-45 cm high, found throughout the country in dry parts, quite common in cultivated lands, road sides and gardens.

  • Rasa (taste on tongue): Tikta (Bitter)
  • Guna (Pharmacological Action): Laghu (light), Snigdha (Oily)
  • Virya (Action): Anushna (Not very hot in potency)
  • Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Katu (Pungent)

Kakamachi (Black Nightshade) contains phytochemicals such as glycoalkaloids, glycoproteins, polysaccharides, polyphenolic compounds such as gallic acid, catechin, protocatechuic acid (PCA), caffeic acid, epicatechin, rutin, and naringenin are present in Solanum nigrum and it has been extensively used traditionally to treat various ailments such as pain, inflammation, skin diseases, urinary diseases, diabetes, anorexia, fever, hiccups and vomiting.

In larger dose, Black Nightshade may cause pain in abdomen, diarrhea, vomiting. It can cause sedation, depression of central nervous system and depression in reflexes of spinal cord.

Black Nightshade overdose, can cause intestinal disease, abdominal disease, headache, irritability, nausea and vomiting.

Black Nightshade should not be given to children and better to be avoided in pregnancy.

Ayurvedic Action / Karma of Patanjali liv Amrit

  • Amanashaka: Destroys ama.
  • Anulomna: Anulomna means one which promote excretions and favor discharge. Takes vata / wind downward, mild laxative.
  • Kaphahara: Pacifies Kapha Dosha.
  • Mutrakricchraghna: Alleviates Dysuria.
  • Pandughna: Reduces anemia.
  • Raktastambhana: Stops bleeding.
  • Shleshmahar: Reduces phlegm.
  • Shothagna: Reduces swelling and inflammation, relieves edema
  • Vishaghna: Destroys poisons in the body.
  • Yakritdottejaka: Benefits the liver.

Patanjali Liv amrit Biomedical Action

  • Anti-inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
  • Hepatoprotective: Prevent damage to the liver.
  • Laxative: Tending to stimulate or facilitate evacuation of the bowels.
  • Stomachic: Stimulates gastric activity.

Liv Amrit Syrup Benefits

  • It cleanses the body by flushing out the toxins due to its diaphoretic, diuretic and laxative action.
  • It has no known side-effect.
  • It helps in water retention in body due to liver disorder.
  • It improves digestion.
  • It is diuretic and promotes urination.
  • It is useful in detoxifying the liver.
  • It supports better functioning of liver.

Patanjali Liv Amrit Syrup Therapeutic Uses

  • Patanjali Liv Amrit Syrup, is used for diseases of liver and as a liver tonic.
  • Liver diseases (Diseases of liver)
  • Hepatitis
  • Fatty liver

Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, arising from excess of the pigment bilirubin and typically caused by obstruction of the bile duct, by liver disease, or by excessive breakdown of red blood cells)

Dropsy, Oedema (swelling of soft tissues due to the accumulation of excess water)

Patanjali Liv Amrit Syrup Dosage

  • The recommended dosage of medicine is 1-2 table spoon for ADULT.
  • The recommended dosage of medicine is 1/2 table spoon for CHILDREN.
  • It should be taken twice a day, in the morning and evening.
  • It is to be taken before meal.
  • Or take as directed by doctor.

Suggestions

Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give same result in another person.

Exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.

Contraindications of liv amrit syrup

  • There is no known contraindication for this medicine.
  • It contains sugar and should not be used in diabetes.

Drug Interactions of liv amrit syrup

Please maintain a gap of at least an hour between intake of any allopathic drug and Ayurvedic medicine to avoid drug interaction, if any.

Do not use many different medicines for the treatments of same disease.

Liv Amrit Syrup Side-effects

There are no known side-effects for this medicine.

Warnings

  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
  • Do not use any medicine during pregnancy without consulting doctor.

Storage

  • Store in a cool and dry place in tightly closed containers, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Keep bottle cap closed after every use.

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