Obesity Management And Weight Loss Treatments By Ayurveda Therapies

Nowadays obesity and weight loss is a big problem for everyone. You know that obesity is a silent killer which kills you day by day. 60% population is suffering from this problem in all over the world; this is due to our lifestyle, job style, stress, tension, lack of exercise, smoking and alcoholism.

We all know the hazards behind the obesity but still, we didn’t take any firm step against it. If you want to live your life healthy and free from disease then you have to actually step out against obesity.

Obesity leads to,

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Endocrinological Diseases
  • Infertility and much more.

They all are internally connected and form a chain of diseases means obesity cause Hyperlipidemia which leads to Cardiac disease. So obesity is the disease which should not be taken lightly. Never!!

Here, weight loss treatment is treated by the holistic way of Kerala Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapies, which includes

  • Vaman
  • Virechan
  • Basti
  • Nasyam

Before doing any Panchakarma therapy, the patient is treated with pre-treatments which are called as Sneham and Swedan.

Sneham- It is performed by medicated oil in the direction of marmas.

Swedan- Done by dashmul which causes the exertion of Sodium and Potassium through the body. The toxins from the body reduce swelling by retention of fluid.

Vaman and Virechana- According to Ayurveda, our good health depends upon our Agni i.e. metabolic capacity. When our Agni is active, it helps to create healthy tissue which helps to eliminate waste product system and if our Agni is inactive or weak leads to undigested food lying and observed into gastrointestinal which causes mare and more accumulation of toxins into body which is called as Ama and which results in deposition of adipose tissue causing weight gain.

This Ama also causes many another disease like diabetes, amavata and much more similar diseases. This Ama is removed from our body through Vaman , Vaman therapy is basically the therapy in which the patient vomits emesis and after vaman virechana is also given.

Nasyam- Nasyam therapy is given through nasal route ingestion of medicated oil through the nose, through the nose it goes to the brain and acts on pituitary glands and helps in hormonal balancing.

Basti- Basti therapy performed through rectal route performed by medicated oil or medicated decoction, it nourishes and rejuvenates the colon and remove the toxins from the body which helps in depleting the fat of the body. Fat are the toxins on the body.

Raktmokshana- It is the therapy in which the impure blood is taken out from the body thus, helps in improving the viscosity of blood.

Case Study

28 years old Female suffering from overweight/obesity.

Problems – Infertility since 4 years with irregular menses.

Treatments were given-

  1. Internal snehan by shatavari ghrula by increasing dose for 5 days.
  2. Then, Virechan by Amaradi oil.
  3. After virechan 7 days Sansarjana Karma.
  4. Weight reduced by virechana nearly 3kg.

Then after started treating with internal medication to reduce insulin level. Medicines include,

  1. Chandraprabha Vati 2 tabs TDS.
  2. Kanchanar Guggul 2 tab TDS
  3. Ashokarishta 2tbsp before bed
  4. Amlapita mishran for 1 month- weight reduced by 1 kg.
  5. Then started kalabasti for 2month alt sneha and anuvasana, this result in weight loss by 2.3kg
  6. Along with this, we recommended proper diet plan for clients with daily exercise schedule.


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