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Which are best herbs for weight loss?

Overview

Many herbs and spices are there to fight cravings and enhance fat burning, thus weight loss is inevitable, but first of all, you have to do is keep up a good health. Have you gone tired of getting medicine from several doctors, but to no avail? Let’s give nature a chance, at least the last one and see how your physical personality improve. Come to the Ayurvedic zone and see the difference.

Weight loss herbal remedies

Can Ayurveda help in losing weight?

  • Without any doubt, the Ayurveda has a dealing with weight loss and all other diseases. It deals with analyzing the root cause of the disease, then finds a cure once and for all. Ayurveda has certain principles for every trouble, different diseases are kept with people of different sizes. All the medicines are given according to the body type, symptoms, problems and many other factors.
  • Weight loss also has many different medicines, don’t hurry your cause, remain passionate and this weight is going to get lost after some time.
  • Follow the prescriptions given by the doctor strictly and you have a cure on your hands. He/she might also alter your diet plans, might add something that you don’t like and eliminates certain dishes that you used to love, but follow his/her instructions and become hale & hearty.

Today we are going to discuss some herbal remedies that can help you lose weight.

Which are Best Herbs for weight loss?

Fenugreek:

  • Fenugreek is a common household herb that is grown in most of the Indian homes in their kitchen garden. This spice is derived from Trigonella foenum graecum, the plant belongs to the family of fabaceae  Many studies indicate fenugreek to help control the appetite and lowers food intake, thus helping in weight loss. Its intake reduces weight by 17% more than placebo. When used, it had  few calories in the diet that we have during the whole day.

Health benefits of ginger

Ginger:

  • Ginger is a spice which is a rhizome of the flowering ginger plant known as Zingiber officinale. Mostly it is used to make herbal remedies that cure dozens of ailments, it also helps in weight loss. A study was conducted and it told us that ginger supplements decreased both body weight and belly fat.
  • Another study tells us that ginger might reduce the weight after enhancing the metabolism of the body and burning fat, while it reduces fat absorption and appetite.

Honey & Lemon mixture:

  • This the most usual remedy for weight loss. After brushing your teeth, the first thing you have is getting a glass of warm water and mix it with lemon juice and raw honey. Stir well and drink this yummy drink . The potent combo detoxifies the whole body, reduces appetite and makes you lose weight, without affecting your overall health.

Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric:

  • Turmeric is a spice that is famous for its vibrant color, its flavor and many medical benefits. Most of its health advantages are due to the presence of curcumin, a chemical that affects the whole body in reducing inflammation and helping in the weight loss.
  • A study was conducted and it was found that consuming curcumin, twice a day for the whole month decreased the weight by 5%. It helps in blocking the synthesis fat, thus reducing the weight of the body. But all these studies were conducted after having a fair amount of curcumin, which was greater than it is found in the turmeric

Let go of ama:

  • Ama is the term used to define the byproduct of indigestion in Ayurveda. Accumulated ama blocks lymph channels that enhance weight gain, besides leaving a person totally fatigued. Without eradicating it, it becomes impossible to lose weight. So it becomes important to eat foods to get rid of ama.
  • Triphala (a solid mixture of haritaki,amalaki and bibbitaki), Turmeric, trikatu ( a mixture of ginger and Indian long pepper in equal proportion), gugglu and barberry, all these help in perishing ama. This mixture is available in powder or capsule form.

Aloe Vera juice

Aloe Punch:

  • Another way to lose weight is to make a drink with a mixture of many herbs. First get a spoon or two spoons of Aloe Vera juice, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and Terminalia chebula powder and mix them all in a glass of water and drink it an hour before you have your meals. Keep having this drink regularly unless you lose sufficient weight.

The measurement of all these herbs should be

  1. Aloe Vera juice — 1 or 2 teaspoon
  2. Cumin seed powder — a pinch
  3. Turmeric powder — a pinch
  4. Terminalia Chebula powder — a pinch
  5. Tinospora cordifolia powder —- a pinch

6 Tastes:

  • Most of the foods have a particular taste, which is sweet, salty, sour, astringent, bitter and pungent (spicy). It becomes significant that you have the foods that contain all these tastes each day. So better add foodstuffs that have all these tastes so that you are getting the necessary tastes and nutrients.

According to Ayurvda

  • According to Ayurveda better switch to vegan diet for staying fit & fine. They don’t preach to skip meat but reduce its consumption. Better keep it in your mind that you have to ban overcooked dishes, processed food, and fried foods.
  • Skip refined sugar & salt and switch to natural and healthy substitutes like honey, rock salt and licorice extract.
  • When you apply these things practically and regularly, managing your weight becomes a reality. Try getting the advice of your dietitian before you proceed, he/she can give you a proper advice to opt for which food will benefit you.
  • The weight you have gained was gained for a long time, to reduce it will also take some time, weeks or months. But don’t lose heart, it can be maintained if you make a habit to eat all these valuable herbs

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.