Category: Weight Loss

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.


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.


  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.


  • 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).



  • 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.

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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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


  • 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.


  • 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.

4 Natural Ayurvedic Medicine for Weight Loss – How to Lose Weight Naturally

It costs money to stay healthy but it’s even more expensive to stay sick. Being overweight carries a baggage of a lot diseases along with it. It gradually starts depressing you. Being overweight means having more body fat than the required level. Sedentary lifestyle and over eating are the most common causes of being overweight. Excessive weight alleviates blood pressure which further causes strokes. This also increases the chances of higher cholesterol, high blood sugar level, and cardiac disorders. We can keep our weight under check by eating healthy, exercising regularly.


According to Ayurveda, our body is made of seven dhatus or Sapta dhatus which are Rasa[lymph], Rakta[blood], Mamsa[muscle], Meda[fat], Asthi[bones], Majja[Nervous system], Shukra[reproductive system/semen or ovum]. When a person becomes overweight the amount of Meda or fat increases and becomes excessively nourished whereas the rest of the dhatus get malnourished. It also results in Kapha accumulation. Aggravation of kapha abnormally damages the fat metabolism which causes obesity. Ayurveda offers many herbs which help in losing weight.

Here, at Planet Ayurveda, we offer THINNER YOU PACK which consists of 4 medicines which are 100% herbal and helps in shedding excess weight without any side effects.

Ayurvedic Medicine for Weight Loss



  • It is a pure herbal formulation which consists of standardized extracts of 3 herbs which burn fat efficiently. This supplement consists of three herbs which help in cutting down excess fat.

Garcinia cambogia:

  • Garcinia is a medium sized tree which can be found in parts of India and Southeast Asia. The peel of its fruit comprises of the chemical called Hydroxycitric acid and this chemical prohibits storage of fat, keeps appetite under control and also escalates the strength of exercising. Garcinia also speeds your metabolism.

Cyperus rotundus:

  • Nut grass is a sour, bitter, pungent, astringent and slightly non- unctuous herb. It is cool and dry. This herb has anthelminthic properties. It is considered to be the best nutritive and promotes digestion. This herb helps in cutting down on excessive fat and also balances excessive accumulated Kapha.

The myrobalans:

  • Triphala consists of three herbs Emblica officinalis, Terminalia chebula, and Terminalia bellirica. These herbs are very good for improving digestion and also help in detoxifying the body which also sheds the excess body weight. Triphala is also rich in vitamins and also boosts immunity.

DOSAGE: 1 capsule twice a day with regular water after meals.


  • Stholyantak churna is a blend of powdered herbs which aid in losing weight effectively without any side effects. This herbal powder blend helps in detoxifying the body, reduces fat deposition, and enhances blood circulation.  These herbs are rich in nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants. The list of herbs which are in this formulation also help in reducing Kapha which is an important factor for causing weight gain.  It has no side effects and it helps in losing weight effectively.

It consists of 13 herbs which are:

  • Mustak [Cyprus rotundus]
  • Chirbilva [Haloptela integrifolia]
  • Balbach [Iris ensata]
  • Babool [Acacia Arabica]
  • Ashok [Saraca indica]
  • Triphala [Myrobalans]
  • Arjuna [Terminalia arjuna]
  • Jamun [Syzygium cumini]
  • Vidanga [Embelia ribes]
  • Chitrak [Plumbago zeylanica]
  • Kalmegh [Andrographis paniculata]
  • Dalchini [Cinnamomum zeylanica]
  • Saunth [Zingiber officinalis]

These herbs act together to lose weight, detoxify the body. By eliminating toxins it alleviates fat deposits, betters the blood circulation. This formulation regulates metabolism and also sets carbohydrate and protein metabolism right. This formulation is totally herbal and has no side effects.

DOSAGE: 1 teaspoon twice a day with water after meals.


Garcinia is a medium sized tree which can be found in parts of India and Southeast Asia. The peel of its fruit comprises of the chemical called Hydroxycitric acid and this chemical prohibits storage of fat, keeps appetite under control and also escalates the strength of exercising. Garcinia controls and subdues your appetite also speeds your metabolism. Hydroxycitric acid forms a shield against the fat build up. This acid also help in turning fatty tissues in glycogen and that alleviates the storage of fat deposition in the body.

DOSAGE: 2 capsule two times a day with regular water after meals.


Guggul is also known as Commiphora wightii. It is a short tree in semi-arid environments. The active ingredient of gum guggul extract is guggulsterone which is a plant steroid. It has lipid lowering properties. It escalates thyroid functioning to enhance metabolism and by improving digestion and hinders the conversion of carbohydrates to triglycerides. It is the prime herb in many weight losing formulations. It acts as an appetite suppressant.

DOSAGE: 1 capsules twice a day after meals.