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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.

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.

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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.

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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.