Posted by Minnie Mahendru on February 11, 2014

Ohh…The ever prevalent desire to shed off those extra kilos! It’s an ardent dream of looking attractive that makes one urge to lose that piling on weight, but what if the best efforts are just not paying off. Just take a look at these “herby miracles” that can help you trigger kilograms off that body.

The green tea wonder

Need antioxidants? Grab a cuppa of green tea, it is very helpful in making the body burn fat quickly. But that doesn’t mean that you forget to move your body on the treadmill, remember exercise matters. It''''''''''''''''s pure discipline to reduce weight. A healthy but fat reduced diet, exercising for 30 minutes and green tea taken regularly promises weight loss results. Green tea has catechins that have the capability of increasing the metabolism and triggering off the burning of fat.

Gymnema sylvestre

Do you have a sweet tooth? The best way to beat is to take the extract of gymnema sylvestre plant as it reduces the capability of tasting sweet things. The herb with potent anti diabetic properties has been shown to be effective for weight loss.

Aloe vera

This succulent plant in the garden is a miraculous green. It has been known to help keep the increasing weight down and is used as a detoxifying agent. The plant is known for its cleansing properties and also helps in improving the digestion.

Guggul

Guggul is a herb that gets recognition in Ayurveda as a joint pain reliever also helps lower the cholesterol levels and helps in reducing calories.

According to John Douillard, Ph.D., director of the LifeSpa School of Ayurveda “Guggul helps the body metabolize fat and improves thyroid function by increasing thyroid hormone levels.”

Siberian ginseng

This herb has the capability of stabilizing the sugar levels in the blood and also tapers down the urge to eat more of sweet and sugary foods. But this doesn’t reduce the energy levels of the body and one can thus safely exercise with vigor and also get a great body. Ginseng helps one combat the feelings of tiredness and also helps in augmenting the stamina.

Guar gum

This is another miracle from nature and this fiber rich herb is obtained from Indian cluster bean. Consuming the guar gum one gets a full feeling as it is full of fiber. Diabetes can be brought under control and the bad cholesterol levels can also be reduced.

Red pepper

Hot spices like the red pepper prompt the body to desire for more water and as it is widely known that a diet with lots of fluids and liquids helps one shed off the unwanted pounds and stay hydrated at the same time.

Edited by Neelam Goswami on 11-02-2014.

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