While a diet rich in proteins, whole grains, healthy fats along with an exercise regimen play vital roles in weight loss,
there are times when you might need help from other sources. Ayurveda plays a significant role in weight loss through
its natural herbs. These herbs help in improving metabolism, curbing appetite levels, averting fluid retention thus ensuring
Many people have taken on Ayurvedic practices and managed to lose weight. Ayurvedic medicines for weight loss involve different
herbs that help to burn fat and rebuild the natural metabolic process of the body.
Mentioned below you will find how each ingredient in Fat Cutter helps in removing excess fat from the body.
The scientific name of ‘Giloy’ is ‘Tinospora Cordifolia’ and in Ayurveda is also called as ‘Guduchi.’ The herb in Ayurveda is known to balance the three doshas, i.e., Vata, Pita, and Kapha. Giloy has many medicinal benefits including helping in weight loss. The herb is an antioxidant which boosts immunity by increasing efficiency of the white blood cells. When taken along with Amla it helps in treating ailments associated with digestion. It also helps in relieving stress and anxiety as these are some of the significant reasons for weight gain and fat buildup in the body. Health Specialists nowadays recommend Giloy as it is useful in enhancing the metabolism in the body that in turn eliminates the chances of fat getting accumulated. It improves the digestive system and reduces high blood pressure ensuring that disorders like obesity and illnesses related to being overweight like hyperacidity, abdominal pain, colitis, worm infestations and loss of appetite remain next to nil. Giloy is used in combination with other herbs and dietary ingredients like Amla, Aloe Vera, ginger, black pepper, garlic, etc. to get better results as the Giloy on its own does not result in significant weight loss. Also if using Giloy for losing weight, one should not indulge in alcoholic drinks, carbonated sodas and caffeine as these drinks contain sugars that enhances accumulation of body fats.
Also known as Commiphora Mukul and is used in cases of obesity induced by high levels of lipids. Guggul is known in Ayurveda for its ability to eliminate excessive weight; boost cells, balance blood cholesterol and enhance the performance of the liver. Multiple types of research on this herb have found that Guggul contains a key element called guggulsterone Z and guggulsterone E that contributes to improving the Lipid Profile and weight loss. It helps in increasing the thyroid functioning to increase metabolism, by preventing the conversion of carbohydrates to triglycerides while reducing the cholesterol levels in the body and improve digestion. Hence it is an essential herb in treating obesity. Guggul pushes out more cholesterol with the fecal excretion of bile acids. Also, it reduces the absorption of cholesterol and fats from the intestines. Also, it possesses antioxidant properties useful for prevention of oxidation of lipids. Guggul should be combined with other weight loss herbs to lose weight instead of taking it on its own.
The scientific name of ‘Nagarmotha’ is ‘Cyperus Rotundus’ and is considered an excellent natural remedy for treating digestive disorders, gastroenteritis, and weight loss. The oil of the herb when massaged and applied on affected areas penetrates the skin, burns the body fat and helps in discarding toxic substances from the body through sweat and urine. It also minimizes sugar cravings, cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the body. The herb detoxifies the body and stimulates the organs to improve digestion, blood circulation and enhance energy levels. Cyperus Rotundus is a rich source of ascorbic acid, flavonoids, and polyphenol which are responsible for its antioxidant activity. It reduces obesity, burns and metabolizes fat, improves the process of fat metabolism, removes already present fat and takes it out of the body.
Licorice in English, Mulethi in Hindi are known as Yashtimadhu. It is an herb with amazing medicinal and health benefits. Yashtimadhu has anti-obesity and anti-oxidant properties and helps in weight loss.
Studies have shown that licorice reduced body fat, body mass index (BMI), body weight and LDL which is commonly termed as bad cholesterol. Studies have also shown that glycyrrhetinic acid in licorice can reduce unwanted fat in specific body areas.
Yashtimadhu is often used to treat ailments relating to weight gain like intestinal problems, bloating, indigestion, hyperacidity and stomach distress. Chewing on the root of licorice help to regulate blood sugar levels and prevent sweet cravings.
The antioxidant properties of licorice help in lowering cholesterol and lipids, protect against diseases caused by lack of antioxidants and regulate the fat levels in the body.
Cumin Seed is an effective natural ingredient for weight loss. It speeds up the burning of calories by increasing digestion and metabolism rate. Besides weight loss, cumin reduces bad cholesterol, boosts digestion, and prevents gas and bloating.
Cumin helps to detoxify the body and kick-start the immune system naturally. It reduces the fat accumulation cell thus lowering the body fat percentage and reducing overall weight.
As per studies conducted using cumin for weight loss, it was noted, cumin helps to absorb and digest lipids, suppresses appetite and its anti-inflammatory properties help in preventing the formation of gases in the body. Cumin also has antioxidants which improve the functioning of the digestive tract by fighting the free radicals present in the digestive system.
Ginger is a potent medicine used for elevating overall body condition. The herb is used to wash excess liquid from the body in the form of sweat, urine, and saliva. It stimulates the digestive system and improves its function and enhances blood circulation.
Ginger helps in lowering the cholesterol levels in the body and helps in controlling obesity which contributes to weight gain. It cleans the colon helping to get rid of toxins, boost metabolism, and shed extra fat and helps in effective and easy weight loss and get rid of belly fat. Studies have shown, consuming ginger can reduce feelings of hunger, improve calorie burn and is associated with weight loss in overweight adults. It has also been linked to bringing positive changes in blood sugar, inflammatory proteins, blood pressure, cholesterol, and liver health.
Studies have also shown that Ginger helps to get rid of the stubborn belly fat and keeps it away. It works in eliminating the causes of belly fat accumulation like hormonal changes, overeating, and low energy. Ginger keeps you full as it is a natural appetite suppressant.
Cortisol levels in the body which rise due to chronic stress can lead to increase in excess belly fat and weight gain. Ginger helps to suppress the cortisol levels.
Vilaiti Imli is also known as Garcinia Cambogia and has recently become a popular natural weight loss herb. It contains hydroxycitric acids that help in weight control and is also used as an appetite suppressant. It is an effective herbal supplement to control obesity and cholesterol by inhibiting lipogenesis in the body.
Vilaiti Imli consumption decreases acidity, makes you feel full, slows the production of fat and metabolizes the body.
Triphala is yet another powerful Ayurvedic solution for weight especially abdominal obesity. A blend of three fruits – Amla, Haritaki, and Bibhitaka, Triphala is beneficial toward inflammation and improved lean body mass. It detoxifies the body, curbs the levels of excessive sugars in blood, and eliminates fluid retention.
Triphala is effective in increasing hemoglobin levels, lowers fat content in the body and benefits in weight reduction. It reduces the water content in the body, which is one of the principal causes of obesity and is a good antioxidant.
Triphala can detoxify the digestive system, reduce fat deposits, regulate the metabolism and rectify the blood circulation.
The main attribute of Triphala is to detoxify the body, clean the stomach, clean the liver, clean the blood vessels and fight free radicals.