Top 10 Ayurvedic Home Remedies For Weight Loss

For obese people it is challenging to maintain healthy body weight. Obesity means excessive fat accumulation in body.   But why are you looking for those unreliable weight loss products available in the market which may trap you in some life threatening health issues. Mother Nature has offered the so many things for us to maintain a perfect body weight. Home remedies are the safest and reliable way for weight loss.  Here we are listing top 10 Ayurvedic home remedies for weight loss. These home remedies help to enhance the metabolic rate, improve the digestion and also dissolve the extra fat deposition in the body.


Top 10 Ayurvedic home remedies for weight loss

1. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is also known to be an effective home remedy for obesity. As the aloe vera contains natural collagen proteins which supports the body in order to absorb the proteins. It enhances the metabolism and also burn the extra fat in the body. Moreover aloe vera also helps to expel out the toxins from digestive system.

Directions to use:

  1. Take fresh aloe vera leaves and peel them.
  2. Put the peeled pulp into blender along with one cup of water.  Alternatively you can add the fresh citrus fruits like orange or grapefruit.  Then blend it.
  3. Drink it regularly for at least a month.

2. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is among the one of the best home remedies for weight loss. It helps to improve the digestion, burn the fats and flush out toxin from body.

Directions to use:

  • Mix three- four teaspoons of lemon juice, one teaspoon of honey and one-half teaspoon of black pepper powder in one glass of water.
  • Drink it daily in the morning on an empty stomach.
  • Repeat it daily for at least three months.
  • Another option is one can mix one teaspoon of lemon juice in a cup of warm water.

3. Flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are also quite beneficial in weight reduction due to their fiber content. Furthermore they help to improve the digestion and suppress excess appetite.

Directions to use

  1. Make the flax seeds powder.
  2. Take 2 tablespoon two times in day with water.
  3. Alternatively you can add the powder in fruit juice or sprinkle it on salads.

4. Green Tea

Green tea is also placed at the top to promote weight loss. Green tea is packed with nutrients like vitamin C, zinc, selenium, carotenoids, chromium and many other trace minerals. It has been studied that there is a compound, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) in green tea helps to reduce the fat deposition and also enhances body’s ability to utilize fats.

Directions to use

  • Drink two- three cups of green tea every day. You can also combine with ginger tea or cayenne pepper.

Warning – Consume it without adding sugar.


5. Apple Cider Vinegar

Pure raw apple cider vinegar is also effective Ayurvedic remedy for obesity. Apple Cider Vinegar helps to break down the fats thus prevents the fats accumulation in body.

Directions to use:

  1. Mix two teaspoons of unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Drink it every day in the morning and preferably should be taken before meals.
  2. Another option is one  can also drink a glass of water mixed with one teaspoon each of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar and lemon juice.
  3. One can take the two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar every day. (Do not exceed the intake because it can reduce blood potassium levels and may lower your bone mineral density).

6. Bottle Gourd

Being rich in fibers and zero fat content Bottle gourd   is considered as an effective home remedy for weight loss.

Directions to use

  1. One can make bottle gourd juice and drink it two times a day for good results.
  2. Alternatively can be taken as vegetable too.

7. Curry Leaves

In research studies it has been found that curry leaves contain mahanimbine, an alkaloid which has anti-obesity and lipid-lowering effects on body. Thus, it helps to lower body weight and also helps in reduction of   cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Directions to use:

  1. Eat 10-12 fresh curry leaves daily in the morning.
  2. Do it regularly for at least three to four months.

8. Fennel

Fennel seeds’ diuretic properties are very useful in weight loss. As diuretics help to reduce weight by reducing water retention.

Directions to use:

  1. Dry roast the fennel seeds and grind them. Next step is to sieve the powder. Take one-half teaspoon of this powder two times daily with warm water.
  2. Another option is you can also make the fennel tea and drink it 15 minutes before meals.

9. Honey and Cinnamon

Honey and cinnamon tea enhances your metabolism and also helps in the detoxification of body. Thus it is considered as an effective home remedy for weight loss.

Directions to use

  1. Add one-half teaspoon of cinnamon powder into a cup of hot water. ). Leave it to steep for half an hour. You can also add one teaspoon of honey.
  2. Drink this tea in the morning on an empty stomach, before about half an hour of breakfast.  Drink it again before going to bed.

10. Cabbage

Cabbage contains the high fiber content and also rich in in vitamin C. Thus it is also an effective home remedy for weight loss.

Directions to use:

You can consume it as salad or in boiled form, two times every day.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Write at -, Contact at - +91-172-521-4030 Websites -,

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