Ascites is present when there is accumulation of free fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Ascites occurs as a result of Renal Sodium Retension or portal Hypertension or cirrhosis of Liver. Cirrhosis is the final phase of alcoholic Liver Diseases. According to Ayurveda all diseases are result of Agnimandya. Agnimandya leads to Malavrudhi and Strotorodha(swedavaha and ambuvaha). Yakrutpleeha Dushti occurs that leads to Vikrut pachak pitta formation. Ushana Guna of pitta increases and Dhatu Pak occurs that leads to formation of excessive fluid and it's accumulation in the Peritoneal cavity. Case: A 40 years old male patient presented in outdoor wing of Kayachikista Department of L. k. Ayurved Rugnalaya, Yavatmal with complaints of abdominal Distension, Pedal edema, Dysponea, loss of Appetite, Anemia, jaundice, weakness, Diziness, Fullness in Flanks, Yellow urine etc. Result and Conclusion: The patient was administered Icchabhedi Ras for Nitya Virechan. Jalodarari Ras was administered that eliminate excessive fluid. Dughahar, takrapaan was adviced. Pittashamak, Mutravirechaniya, Yakrit-Uttejaka, Shotahar, Virechak, Strotorodha nashak kalps were administered. Patient showed good improvement in his condition which is evident by changes in his signs and symptoms, General well being and investigative findings.
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