Jaundice is the yellow discoloration of the skin and the whites of the eyes. It is caused by a build-up of a substance called Bilirubin.In many cases, yellowness in the white part of the eyes is more obvious than in the skin. Jaundice in newborn babies is common as their livers take time to get working properly.
Hepatocellular jaundice and
The red blood cells after a period of 4 months' time becomes fragile and become
a yellow-colored chemical called Bilirubin. The body usually removes
bilirubin from the bloodstream by passing it through the liver and to the
kidneys for disposal. The liver, which plays a vital role in removing
the bilirubin from the body, may not be able to do so for some reasons,
where the bilirubin gets accumulated and causes jaundice.
Home Remedies for Jaundice
1/4 tsp of turmeric powder mixed in a glass of hot water taken 2-3 times a day.
Make a paste of tender papaya leaves. Take 1/2 tsp of this paste with 1 tsp honey.
Boil 1 cup of water, when it boils add 8-10 lemon leaves. Cover and leave for 4-5 minutes. Drink the decoction for 4-5 days.