Ayurvedic Medicine Weight Loss


Obesity is a condition when excess body fat increases to an extent that it may have adverse health effects, leading to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems.

People are considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), is not proportionate to their height.

Obesity can leads to various diseases particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, lack of physical activity, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis.

An obese or overweight individual can attain an ideal weight naturally though ayurvedic medicines, ayurvedic diet plans, exercises and a healthy lifestyle.

Ayurvedic medicines include spices and herbs. According to Ayurveda, there are various body types and the cures are based according to these Ayurvedic body types.

Ayurvedic medicines for weight loss are generally not limited to the consumption of tablets, but focus more on change in lifestyle which is prescribed as medicine for weight loss. These include:

Improve Your Digestion:

According to Ayurveda, strong digestive system is the key to weight loss. Using fresh herbs and spices such as fennel, coriander, and cumin seeds in food results in better digestion.

Eat heavy meals early:

In Ayurveda it is recommend eating your big meal at midday, which gives a long-lasting energy throughout the day. Dinner should be the lightest meal as the metabolism rate in the evening is slowest.

Things to follow during exercise:

  1. Start your first day with light exercise.
  2. Do not try to work-out much harder during startup.
  3. Increase the time of exercise slowly.
  4. Do regular exercise.

Points to be followed during meal:

  1. Do not eat food in hurry. Avoid TV, newspaper while eating to aid digestion.
  2. There must be a gap of at least 3 hours between meals.
  3. Include more fruits and vegetables in your diet.
  4. Never have stomach full of food as it will reduce the efficiency of metabolism.
  5. Avoid eating oily and fatty food items.

Stress-free state of mind:

Stress can be reduced through aroma therapy, massage and acupuncture, meditation, breathing exercises, which boosts the energy and stimulates the metabolism.

Avoid Dieting

Dieting increases craving which results in binge eating.


Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Water helps in reducing body fat. It enhances metabolism, it is also responsible for glowing skin.

Include Foods which improves Digestion

Green leafy vegetables and fruits like Ginger, mango, papaya, apple, and pineapple enhance digestion significantly.


It is also recommended to do yoga and deep breathing in ayurvedic treatment for weight loss. Some Specific asanas and breathing exercises on an average of 2 hours a day stabilizes the mind and helps in weight loss.



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