Jaundice In Adults : Causes, Prevention and Home Remedies

Jaundice is not a disease but rather a sign that can occur in many different diseases.  Most people associate jaundice with newborn babies, but adults can have the condition as well.Jaundice is the yellowish staining of the skin and sclerae (the whites of the eyes) that is caused by high levels in blood of the chemical bilirubin. The color of the skin and sclerae vary depending on the level of bilirubin. When the bilirubin level is mildly elevated, they are yellowish. When the bilirubin level is high, they tend to be brown.

The symptoms of jaundice are extreme weakness, headache, fever, loss of appetite, severe constipation, nausea, and yellow discoloration of the eyes, tongue, skin, and urine. The patient may also feel a dull pain in the liver region. Obstructive jaundice may be associated with intense itching.

Following are some of the effective home remedies for jaundice

. Tomatoes are valuable in jaundice. A glass of fresh tomato juice, mixed with a pinch of salt and pepper, taken early in the morning, is considered an effective remedy for this disease.

. Take a banana and mash it properly. Add 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Eat it twice. It is very well known and simple home remedy for jaundice.

. Limejuice is very beneficial for jaundice patients. Drink it 2-3 times daily.

. Boil 3 lt of water with a cup of barley added to it. Drink this water 5-6 times daily. It is very good home remedy for jaundice.

. Take one glass of sugarcane juice and half a lemon twice daily. This is very good and effective home remedy for jaundice.

. Mix one teaspoon of fresh lime juice to ½ teaspoon of ginger juice. It is very well known home remedy for jaundice.

. Prune is one of the most favorable fruits for the patients suffering from jaundice.

. Boil 1 cup of water and add 8-10 lemon leaves. Cover and leave for 5-6 minutes. Drink the solution for 4-5 days for jaundice treatment.

. Carrot juice is highly beneficial for the jaundice patients.

. Lemon is also beneficial in the treatment of jaundice. The patient should be given 20 ml of lemon juice mixed with water several times a day.

. In one cup of boiling water add 2 teaspoons of oregano and leave for 10 minutes. Filter and drink this solution.

. Add calcium and iron to your diet. It helps in preventing jaundice.

. Take green leaves of radish and extract their juice. Consume daily to get relief from jaundice.