Category: Metabolic / Miscellaneous Disorders

Top 7 Ayurveda herbs to gain weight naturally

Underweight is defined as the human-body weight, lower than the average healthy weight. People with low weight usually want to gain little weight and it is required for them to enhance their weight in order to retain healthy and fit body.

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It is well to have slim body but underweight condition can lead to unhealthy state. Various problems might arise in lean and underweight people like anemia, weak immunity, low digestive power, low nutrition leading to low muscle mass, causing fatigue and low energy in the body.

Ayurveda describes that people who are underweight possess Vata type composition.

It is necessary for a person to have a certain amount of appropriate weight to be in a healthy and active state and live a quality life.

Causes for Underweight

Several reason which lead to underweight, are:

  • Primary concern is digestion
  • Mal absorption outcome in weight loss.
  • Deficiency of vitamin and mineral as well as other micronutrients.
  • Episodes of stress, depression and other psychological illnesses like anorexia leads to speedy weight loss.
  • Bloating and bowel problems and fatigue.
  • Underweight may be connected to certain illness like
  • Hyperthyroidism, tuberculosis, diabetes etc.
  • Extensive period of medications that suppresses appetite.
  • Genetic predisposition.

Ayurveda herbs to gain weight naturally

1. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera):

Ashwagandha is very beneficial herb helping in gaining weight. It consists of properties to build up muscles and improve the appetite which supports to increase weight. It can minimize stress and provide relief as well as strain amplify body strength, build up energy and uplift the physical stamina also helps to distribute proper nutrition that body needs. It benefits by transforming excessive fats into muscles. Ashwagandha is a rasayan (tonic) herbs which is much helpful to gain weight. It is available in the weight gaining products of Planet Ayurveda.

2. Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus):

Shatavari is an efficient herb for people with low weight, as it consists of ability to increase the hunger and which further enhances energy of the body. It is good in relieving anxiety, reduces exhaustion, and nervous tension. It assists to augment muscle strength. Along with healthy nourishment diet, it is good enough in putting on some weight, works as a natural way to gain weight.

3. Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare)

Saunf or fennel is helpful herb for those who are underweight. Its capacities benefit by making improvement in digestive system, which causes enhanced appetite in condition of loss of appetite, productive remedy for patient of eating disorder (anorexia) which are directly linked to underweight problem and its features naturally bring about gain in weight. Due to its properties it is added in the herbal weight gaining products of Planet Ayurveda.

4. Vidarikand (Pueraria tuberosa):

Vidarikand is helpful herb loaded with vitamins, minerals or micro nutrients, giving nutrition to body, helping to enrich body strength and stamina. It being rejuvenator escalates energy and supports to lessen early aging signs, as improves the inflexibility of muscles etc. This way supports to gain weight naturally.

5. Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum)

Safed Musli is a resourceful herb for persons who are underweight. It brings about improved immune system and helps to recover strength of the body, combat weakness and imparting strength to the muscles, thus enhances the body endurance and augment physical performance. It aids in reducing stress and depression also, so it is a natural way to gain weight.

6. Pippali (Piper longum)

Pippali is another herb that is capable of raising the weight in underweight problem, found in products of Planet Ayurveda. It holds the power to develop good basic metabolic rate (BMR) which promote improved appetite of the body. This helps with increased intake of quantity of the normal food, performs as a natural approach to gain weight.

5. Zeerak (Cuminum cyminum)

This herb is occupied with remarkable capacities, operative in lowering the cholesterol levels and boost the immunity, helping in weight gain. It is also wonderful herb to correct the digestion and improve the appetite of the patient and subsequently facilitates in weight gain.

All these herbs are capable of enhancing the weight and also are efficient to retrieve internal health. They augment the weight by refining the muscle tone and muscle weight, helping in transforming extra fats into muscles, grow more endurance, stamina and upturns the weight of a person. All these herbs like Ashwagandha, Vidarikand, Shatavari, Safed Musli etc. are natural approach to obtain gain in weight. All these herbs along with other effective herbs are also present in the Weight gaining herbal supplements of Planet Ayurveda that naturally help to increase weight, a boon for lean and underweight persons.

Ayurvedic Products available at PLANET AYURVEDA to gain weight naturally are:

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1. ASHWAGANDHA CAPSULES

Dose: 1-2 capsules twice daily, with plain water after meals

2. WEIGHT GAIN FORMULA

Dose: 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water or milk.

3. ATIRASADI CHURNA

Dose: 1 tsp. two times on a daily basis with plain water.

Obesity/Overweight Risk Factors and Causes -Weight loss Herbal Supplements

Obesity is the problem which can bring the boredom, disappointment and inferiority complex in you. Everyone wants to look in a perfect shape and wants to wear all type of outfits. But if you are obese then you have to be very particular while choosing a dress. Besides this risk factors of obesity affect the people of all age groups (children, adults, middle aged and old aged people). Obesity is the problem in which extra fat is deposited in body.

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Obesity may lead to severe health complications like diabetes, heart diseases, hypertension, arthritis, joint pain, liver problems, kidney problems and reproductive complications etc. So take care of body and if you are suffering from obesity nothing could be better than Ayurvedic treatment. Mostly it has been seen that people are so fed up with obesity that they try various kinds of products available in market these days. But result of using such kind of products end up the people in serious troubles like kidney failure or other health issues. So be very careful while using such kind of products.

HERBS FOR OBESITY & WEIGHT LOSS

  1. Vrikshamla (Garcinia cambogia)
  2. Mustak (Cyperus rotundus)
  3. (Haritaki) Terminalia chebula
  4. (baheda)  Terminalia belerica
  5. (amla)  Emblica officinalis
  6. Guggul (Comniphora mukul)

These herbs are very effective to resolve this problem without resulting in any side effects on health.  Though the herbs take some time to show their effects but their effects are long lasting without causing any harm to our body. So you have to be patient if you are looking for Ayurvedic treatment.

ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA CAUSE OF OBESITY

  • In Ayurevda, obesity is known as Medorog and Sthaulya. There are three energies vata, pitta and kapha which are essential to maintain a healthy body. Obesity occurs due to the aggravated kapha dosha. Kapha dosha in responsible to maintain the body weight by building up nutritive fluids, blood, fats and bone marrow.
  • In the balanced state of kapha dosha, it provides the nutrition to the tissues by several micro channels. But in the imbalanced state, kapha dosha results in toxin (ama) production in the body. Accumulation of these toxins occurs in the weaker passage of body which leads to blockage. In obesity, toxin gets deposited in the medovahi srotas (fat passage) and there is an increased production of fat tissues (Medha dhatu).

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WEIGHT LOSS HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS

  • Ayurvedic treatment for obesity by the Planet Ayurveda contains the “Thinner Youth Pack”.This pack contains the four herbal products which are prepared from the standardized extracts of herbs.

List of Products

  • TRIM SUPPORT
  • GARCINIA CAPSULES
  • GUGGUL CAPSULES
  • STHOLYANTAKA CHURNA

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

1.TRIM SUPPORT:

  • It is an effective herbal remedy of Planet Ayurveda for overweight.  This herbal product is quite effective and various obese people are benefitted with this.  It is quite good Ayurvedic treatment which helps to increase the fat metabolism and also helps to burn the extra fat from body.  This herbal product is prepared from the pure extracts of   three herbs  which are listed below

Vrikshamla(Garcinia cambogia)

  • This herb has the great medicinal importance to reduce the obesity from ancient times. Vrikshmala is the herb which is mostly found in the western regions of India. It helps to suppress the appetite hence good to control obesity.

Mustak(Cyperus rotundus)

  • Mustak is known to be very effective herb to resolve the digestive problems. It helps in reduction of the fat deposition in the body tissues, hence considered as an effective herbal remedy for obesity.

Myrobalans or Triphala

  • It is the combination of dried fruits of Terminalia chebula (haritaki), Terminalia belerica (baheda) and Emblica officinalis (amla). It is good natural remedy for metabolism, digestion and absorption. It accelerates fat metabolism in body.

DOSAGE – One capsules two times in a day with plain water after half an hour of meals.

2.GARCINIA CAPSULES

  • Planet Ayurveda offers the Garcinia capsules to manage the obesity. Thus herbal product is available in the form of capsules and prepared from the pure extract of herb  Garcinia cambogia. This herb is also known as gamboge. Use of this herb is quite beneficial to reduce the weight. This herb helps in the burning of fats and also enhances the metabolism of body.

DOSAGE – Two capsules, two times in a day with plain water after half an hour of meals.

3. GUGGUL CAPSULES

  • Planet Ayurveda’s guggul capsules is a good Ayurvedic treatment for obesity. These capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of herb Guggul (Commiphora mukul). This herb also helps in weight loss in natural way without causing any negative impacts on health.

DOSAGE – One capsule, two times in a day with plain water after half an hour of meals.

4. STHOLYANTAKA CHURNA

  • This herbal product is an amazing blend of various herbs which are given below

Ingredients

  • Mustak (Cyprus rotundus)   
  • Chirbilva (Haloptela integrifolia)
  • Balbach (Iris ensata)
  • Babool (Acacia Arabica)
  • Ashok (Saraca indica)
  • Triphala (Myrobalans)
  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna)  
  • Jamun (Syzigium cumini)
  • Vidang (Embelia ribes)
  • Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica)
  • Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata)
  • Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanica)
  • Sonth (Zingiber officinale)  

BENEFITS- Herbs explained above are packed with amazing properties.  These herbs help to pacify the kapha dosha which is main cause of obesity. These herbs are quite good to resolve the digestive disorders. Besides this these herbs help to increase the fat metabolism and also reduces the fat deposition in the tissues. Thus stholyantaka churna is an effective herbal remedy to reduce the weight without causing negative impacts on health.

DOSAGE – 1 teaspoonful, two times in a day with plain water after meals. Decoction can also be prepared by mixing 1 teaspoonful of powder in glass of water and boiling is done until it get reduced to ¼ quantity.

Guidelines

  • Avoid the fatty and fried foods.
  • Avoid junk foods.
  • Take diet which is rich in antioxidants.
  • Physical exercise, yoga and pranayama are good for overweight people.