Herbal Remedies for Obesity (Weight Loss)
Obesity is one of a common chronic condition that is defined by an excess amount of fat in the body. In general, obesity indicates overweight, i.e., body weight more than the weight that is considered healthy. Fat is necessary for our body but, in a certain amount and not in excess.
Body mass index can tell us whether a person is obese or not. The body mass index depends on the height and weight of a person. It is calculated by dividing the weight of a person in kilograms by the height of a person in meters. A person with a BMI of 25-29.9 is considered overweight, while the one with a BMI of over 30 is considered obese.
What are the common symptoms of obesity?
Weight more than average weight of the body is the primary sign of the obesity.
The other common symptoms of obesity are:
- Difficulty in sleeping.
- A person may suffer from the problem of sleep apnea.
- Shortness of breath is another symptom of obesity.
- Varicose veins, gallstones, osteoarthritis, especially in the knees are some other common symptoms of obesity.
- Skin problems.
What are the risks of obesity?
The problem of obesity should be treated as soon as possible as this problem may pose a serious risk of various other health problems. High blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels are some of the major risks of obesity.
Ayurvedic approach to obesity
Ayurveda is one of an oldest system of health care that helps to maintain healthy body in a natural way. According to this system of healthcare, Obesity is known as "Medarog". Obesity occurs due to an abnormal increase of Kapha dosha in the body.
According to Ayurveda, our body is made up of 7 dhatus. These dhatus are Rasa (lymph), Rakta (blood), Maans (muscle), Meda (fat), Asthi (bones), Majja (Nervous system), and Shukra (reproductive system). In obese people, Meda (fat) is excessively nourished while other dhatus are malnourished.
What is the role of diet in maintaining healthy weight?
Diet plays an important role in maintaining a healthy weight. In fact, healthy and balanced diet is one of the main requirements in order to maintain the overall health of the body. Poor eating habits like overeating or under eating or an eating excess of junk food should be avoided as these habits can affect our nutrient intake. Chocolates, cold drinks, and fatty fried foods should be avoided. Fruits and green vegetables should be included in your diet as these foods are low in calorie. Too much salt should be avoided as much as possible. Avoid drinking water immediately after meals. Prefer warm water for drinking as much as possible.
What is the effect of exercise in maintaining healthy weight?
Exercise also plays a major role in managing the symptoms of obesity. The exercise not only helps to maintain healthy weight, in fact, support the overall health of the body. It helps in burning calories which in turn helps to lose weight. Even walking half an hour daily, can be a good start to maintain healthy weight. It also helps to get relief from the stress and improves our mood as well.
Herbal Remedies for Obesity (Weight Loss) by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda offers best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Thinner You Pack for ayurvedic treatment of Obesity. These herbal remedies are very useful for weight loss. We provides only 100% pure and natural products which are safe to use. All the products are free from chemicals and side effects.
- Guggul Capsules - 1 capsule twice daily with plain water half an hour after meals.
- Stholyantak Churna - 1 tsp, twice daily with plain water after meals. Its decoction can also be prepared by mixing 1 tsp of the powder in a glass of water and boiling it to one-fourth the quantity.
- Garcinia Capsules - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water half an hour after meals.
- Trim Capsules- 1 capsule twice daily with plain water half an hour after meals.
1. Guggul Capsules
Guggul is a tree and the resin from the tree is made into standardized extract to get desired results in obesity. Guggulsterones are made from Guggul, which is an oleo gum resin of the plant Commiphora mukul. Guggul is an effective remedy to lose your weight. It combats with stubborn fat on abdomen, thighs, buttock, and waist. Guggul is rich in anti-oxidants and reduces the bad cholesterol. It is rasayan in nature and balances vitiated Vata. Vata is responsible for metabolic disorders, excess appetite and mental stress. Guggul balances body Vata and relaxes the mind and gives strength to the body. The capsules contain purified standardized extract of guggul which clears the channels and makes the body and mind feel energetic, and melts the fats. The fats move out through these clean channels reduces the weight naturally. These capsules do not contain any added chemicals and are 100 % natural, free from any side effects.
2. Stholyantak Churna
This churna is a rare combination of effective herbs, which give definite results in stubborn obesity. It has been proven to give effective result in cases of obesity, where it was almost impossible to lose weight. The ingredients used in preparation of capsules are Mustak (Cyprus rotundus), Chirbilva (Haloptela integrifolia), Balbach (Iris ensata), Babool (Acacia Arabica), Ashok (Saraca indica), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Vidang (Embelia ribes) and Chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica) etc that are good for obese people. One of the ingredients Triphala (Amalaki – Phyllanthus emblica, Bibhitaki- Terminalia bellirica and Haritaki- Terminalia chebula) is effective in removing deep seated toxins from liver and intestines. It is regarded as the most popular rejuvenator and detoxifier mentioned in ayurvedic texts. The myrobalans are rich in antioxidants and works on all the three dosha, which are mentioned in Ayurveda. Triphala regulates elimination of toxins from the body. It cleanses, detoxifies and gives strength to the body. This churna enhances gentle cleaning of channels, improves digestion and flushes out excess water and toxins from the body. Mustaka ingredient in this churna is pungent and bitter in taste. This herb corrects metabolic fire according to the ayurvedic classical texts. It is effective in correcting the blockage in microhannels due to its bitter ness. Along with this Katuki is another herb used by Ayurveda experts for breaking stubborn fats and even dissolving cholesterol patches, and cellulite deposits. This herb enhances secretions from liver and gallbladder. It is beneficial in correcting fat metabolism that reduces weight by eliminating bad cholesterol from the body through elementary canal.
The Stholyantak Churna is most effective formulation of rare herbs to combat obesity as this is made from the herbs which corrects "Pitta- the digestive fire". It brings the cholesterol level down and burns the fat and cellulite deposits, without any side effect.
Stholyantak Churna is rich in antioxidant herbs. These herbs synergistically removes extra fat from the body.
3. Trim Support
The Trim Support Formula is blend of herbs which reduces body weight naturally. The herbs like Vrikshamal (Garcinia cambogia), Mustak (Cyperus rotundus) and Triphala (Amalaki – Phyllanthus emblica, Bibhitaki- Terminalia bellirica and Haritaki- Terminalia chebula) are the main constituents of Trim Support Capsules. The wonderful blend of herbs which have special active alkaloids to burn fat cells and improve body's metabolism. These herbs have remarkable properties to reduce deposited adipose tissue especially around belly and waist. As the name says it "Trims" the fats and inch loss is visible within 1 month of using this formula. The formula is kept in this combo pack for quick weight loss and changes visible within 15-20 days of usage.
4. Garcinia Capsules
It is most popular remedy nowadays for weight loss. These capsules are really effective and it really works. We are using best quality standardized extract – 500 mg and 100 % organic fruit rind extract of plant – Garcinia cambogia. This plant is native to Malaysia, Indonesia and South East Asia. The standardized extract is rich in natural HCA, compound responsible for its weight loss action. It helps the body to burn fat cells more effectively, helps to reduce weight naturally and changes are visible within 1 month of usage. Researchers have shown that Garcinia is very well effective in reducing body weight. The rind of Garcinia is beneficial and used in our preparations. Due to its active principle hydroxycitric acid (HCA), Garcinia shreds weight from the abdomen and whole body.
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How Thinner You Pack Helps You to Lose Weight Naturally?
The "Thinner You Pack" increases metabolism and reduces bad cholesterol from the body. These collectively shreds off the body weight by cleaning the system and enhancing body stamina to increase physical activity. Using this is totally safe as these are totally herbs based formulae. The herbs are taken from 100 % organic environment. Planet Ayurveda products go through quality standards and are known for their efficacy.