Top Herbs for Weight Loss!!
Weight loss, nowadays a common target, which almost everyone wants to achieve. Obesity is one of a major health problems that leads to excessive weight gain. Well, you know, this problem did not exist in the past because at that time, they were using herbs for their well being. Yes, herbs are a natural way to maintain healthy weight. In this article, we are going to provide some detail information about top herbs for weight loss.
Top herbs for weight loss:
1. Vrikshamal (Garcinia indica):
One of a most effective herb to maintain a healthy weight is Vriskhamal. The herbs is commonly known with its Latin name Garcinia indica. It contains an active compound, HCA, hydroxycitric acid. The compound helps to maintain a good carbohydrate metabolism as well as a good appetite level. In this way, it reduces the ability of the body to form fatty tissues and thereby supporting healthy weight. Garcinol, isogarcinol, isoxanthochymol as well as xanthochymol are among other important active compounds in this herb. These reduce the lipid level in the blood as well as help to lower cholesterol level naturally.
2. Triphala (Terminalaia chebula, Terminalia bellerica and Phyllanthus embilca):
Another way to achieve the target of losing weight is to take Triphala. Triphala is a mixture of three wonderful herbs. The first one is Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica). Being an antioxidant, it helps to clean toxins from our body. Due to this property, it is also known as toxin cleanser. The second herb used in this mixture is Haritaki (Terminalia chebula). The herb is known for a number of health benefits including weight loss, as it clears bowels easily. Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica) is the third herb used in this mixture and is known to regulate the cholesterol level in the body as well as provide strength to the muscles and bones. Overall, the Triphala is known to balance the kapha dosha of the body and supports the healthy weight.
3. Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurroa):
Katuki having Latin name Picrrorhiza kurroa, is also one of an excellent herbs for weight loss. The herb in Ayurveda is extensively used for removal of excess of the pitta (heat) of our body. Katuki is an excellent hepato protective herb that is extensively used to remove fats from the liver and hence helps to maintain a healthy belly fat too. It also helps to maintain a healthy digestion and hence an added advantage.
4. Mustak (Cyperus rotundus):
This herb is popularly known as nut grass and the Latin name is Cyperus rotundus. It is bitter in taste and helps to balance the pitta and kapha dosha of the body. The herb mainly works on digestive system. Indigestion leads to blockage of channels in the digestive system and thereby leads to obesity. Hence, Indigestion is also an important contributor of weight gain. The herb is there to maintain a healthy digestion. So we can say that herb helps to remove extra fats from the body and keep our digestive system healthy enough.
5. Twak (Cinnamon – Cinammomum zeylanicum):
The cinnamon (dalchini) is another weight loss herb herb that acts as a natural digestive. Taking this herb gives us a feeling of a full stomach and hence reduces the chances of overeating. We are well aware that when we eat excess sugar, our liver converts this sugar into fatty acids. Cinnamon fastens this conversion process. The broken sugar is absorbed by the body in the form of energy and leads to less production of fatty acids. The herb is also known for reducing the growth of candida. Candida is a bacteria responsible for weight gain and also its overgrowth makes a person unable to lose weight. By keeping this bacteria under control, we can effectively achieve the target of weight loss.
6. Guggul (Extract of Commiphora mukul):
Last, but not the least, extract of Commiphora mukul is also helpful in achieving the target of weight loss. The herb is commonly known as Guggul and Guggulsterone is the active compound of this extract. The extract is a great way to reduce the bad cholesterol levels in the body. Another important benefit of this extract in attaining a target of weight loss is to treat obesity naturally. Yes, the extract improves the metabolism of thyroid hormone and increases its function. It also helps to achieve healthy digestion. It prevents the carbohydrates to get converted to triglycerides (causes weight gain).
Try these amazing Top Weight Loss Herbs with balanced diet to be in good shape!!
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