10 Ayurvedic medicines for weight loss without side effects

Ayurveda is an effective form of treatment which has been used in India since ancient times.
Some popular forms of ayurvedic treatments are to keep clove under the teeth in case of toothache, applying turmeric paste over the wounds in case of an injury, advising a woman to drink ajwain water to soothe the pain in case of menstrual cramps, etc. But, with the popularity of allopathy in the Indian households, the practice of using the above-mentioned remedies is declining as people consume allopathic medicines for quick relief. Because of this we have started downplaying the benefits of these ayurvedic medicines which existed way before other forms of treatment occurred.

In today’s time, Ayurveda is not popular as it has been overshadowed by allopathic medicines which also have certain side effects.

Obesity is also becoming a major problem in India these days. To reduce weight, people rely on various sorts of medicines and hit the gym, but due to the busy lifestyle they don’t have time to follow the routine. So, to cure this problem we have tried to list the best ayurvedic medicines for weight loss which consumed in a balanced quantity would do no harm.

The list of medicines is given below:

Lemon- Honey

The most popular remedy for weight loss is lemon-honey. Both the ingredients are easily available and can do wonders if taken on regular basis. All you need to do is mix 2 tbsp lemon juice with 1 tbsp honey in lukewarm water (1 glass) and consume it in the morning on an empty stomach. This is going to reduce your appetite and also detox your body. Follow this process every morning for at least a month to witness changes in your body.


Pepper has piperine which enhances the fat metabolism. So, adding a pinch of pepper with lemon and honey in the morning provides a boost to the process and will help in quick weight loss.


Cabbage is one of the most effective ayurvedic remedy for weight loss. It can boost the fat burning within your body. Cabbage can also serve as a substitute to the unhealthy snacks which one consumes in the evening. Cabbage is more potent when consumed raw. Eating cabbage salad on daily basis can turn out to be extremely beneficial.

Horse gram

 Fat can be burned steadily by consuming boiled horse gram every day. Change can be witnessed after following the procedure for 45 days. It is one of the best Ayurvedic remedy to reduce weight. All you need to do is soak a cup of horse-gram every day and eat it in the morning. You can add salt and chopped onions and tomatoes for taste. Consume horse-gram followed by a glass of buttermilk for procuring better results.


This traditional ayurvedic herb is usually used as gentle bowl tonic. Triphala helps in proper digestion, promotes healthy absorption of vitamins and minerals which helps in keeping the body nourished and balanced at the same time. Consuming Triphala powder on regular basis will help in detoxification of body ultimately leading to the cleaning of blood vessels, liver, and stomach. It is recommended to take Triphala powder twice – on an empty stomach and before going to bed at night every day. Follow the process for a month to get the fat reduced from your body.
Triphala is also effective in curing insomnia so intake of Triphala will provide double benefits.

Ginger, garlic, and lemon

 The combination of ginger with garlic and lemon is one of the most effective ayurvedic medicines not only for weight loss but also for other problems including heart blocks, sinus, fatty liver, and high cholesterol. One can lose enormous amount of weight by consuming the combination of these three ingredients. All you need to do is make a fine paste of garlic cloves (4), and ginger (a small piece) and add lemon juice (2 Tbsp) to it. Take 4 glasses of water in a pan and give it a boil until it gets half.
Drink this water on a regular basis thrice a day to obtain the best results.
Note: The quantity of the three ingredients is defined for a single dose.


Guggul, a gum-like substance, has been used by Indians since ancient times. It is a wonderful herb whose mention can be found in the Vedas. Guggul is basically used to treat high cholesterol and obesity problems. Guggul is also effective in the treatment of acne problems, arthritis, triglyceride and other diseases.
Consume guggul every day, an hour after taking lunch. Guggul pills are easily available to serve your purpose.


Kalonji works really well when it comes to weight loss. This ayurvedic medicine is used frequently in households. It is beneficial for those who want to maintain their Body Mass Index. For obtaining the best results take 3 to 5 mg of kalonji with warm water on an empty stomach every day. The result will be visible in three weeks.

Aloe Vera 

Aloe vera is a miraculous remedy for weight loss. Particularly, the juice of aloe vera has been noted to possess outstanding qualities to reduce weight. It is recommended to drink aloe vera juice on an empty stomach in the morning. And remember not to eat anything for an hour after drinking aloe vera juice. You can mix a tablespoon of honey for a good taste. This is surely going to drain your excess body fat.


Noticeable changes can be witnessed when Ajwain is used on regular basis for weight loss purpose. Ajwain is a very very effective for weight loss as it corrects the metabolic disorders and keeps the stomach happy. Moreover, the presence of anti-toxicants in ajwain make it one of the best remedies for weight loss as it regulates free radicals from the body.
To use ajwain for weight loss boil 2 tbsp ajwain with 2 glass water. Let the water get reduced to half. Consume this water on an empty stomach in the morning and also at night (before sleeping) for better results.

Try these ayurvedic medicines which are surely going to help you in shedding extra weight.