Excessive body fat can lead to many severe diseases, such as heart attack, diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea and others. Dieting and regular exercise are the two main components of a weight loss program.
Luckily, there are plenty of herbs that can burn fat and help you to diet more efficiently while still providing you with lots of energy. Following are some of the best herbal remedies for weight loss.
Herbal Remedies For Weight Loss
Yerba Mate Tea
Boil one cup of water. Mix one tsp. of dried leaves of the yerba mate plant. Let those pale, yellow green leaves steep for 15 minutes. Filter it and drink the resulting yerba mate tea two times daily, at least half an hour before your regular meals.
Black Pepper, Pippali And Dried Ginger
Mix equal parts of black pepper, pippali and dried ginger. Take ½ tsp. of this herbal mixture with one tsp. of honey. An alternative remedy is to add two pinches of the mixture in ½ glass of tomato juice. In either case, take it on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning. Practice two hours of fast and then take your breakfast. It reduces obesity and regulates your cholesterol level.
Barley Grass, Hemp, Banana And Almond Milk
Cut a banana into small pieces and put it in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Bring it out, put it in a container and add one tbsp. of barley grass powder, one tbsp. of hemp powder and eight ounce of almond milk in it. Put a few ice cubes as well. Blend this mixture thoroughly and drink it, once everyday, preferably with your breakfast. The best thing about this herbal remedy is that it helps you to lose weight without sacrificing nutrition. It provides your body with essential minerals, vitamins, high quality of protein and other nutrients.
Suma Root Morning Tea
Simmer one tsp. of sweet cinnamon and one tbsp. of finely-chopped suma root in 4 cups of boiling water for half an hour. Drink the resulting tea, which has a mild vanilla flavor. For better results, you can also add chopped peels of bitter orange as an ingredient. You can use this suma root tea as a substitute for your morning coffee.
Rose Petals And Oolong Tea
Steep 4 oz. of oolong tea and ½ ounce of rose petals in hot (not boiling) water for just five to seven minutes. If you let the herbs steep for more than seven minutes, it will add to the bitterness of the tea. There is no need to filter the liquid. Just leave it for a few minutes and the remains will sit at the bottom. This herbal tea is very popular as a diet aid, especially in the West.
White Willow Bark And Reishi Mushroom
Mix one tsp. of cinnamon chips, one tsp. of white willow bark, one tsp. of fennel seeds and two tbsp. of ground reishi mushroom in two glasses of cold water. Boil the mixture at low heat for approximately twenty minutes. Turn off the heat and leave the mixture for another twenty minutes. You can then mix ½ tsp. of honey for taste. Drink the mixture while it is still warm. It lowers blood pressure, boosts energy and also helps you to lose weight.
Reishi, Stinging Nettle, Ginseng And Ginger
Mix ¼ tsp. of ginseng powder, one tbsp. of chopped reishi mushrooms, one tbsp. of nettle root and one tsp. of dried ginger in two glasses of water. Boil it over low heat for 15-20 minutes. Once the mixture cools down, drink it, preferably in the morning after your breakfast. It lowers cholesterol level, reduces obesity and provides you lots of energy for the entire day.
Rooibos, Ginseng And Grated Ginger
Mix ¼ tsp. of ginseng powder, ½ tsp. of fresh grated ginger and 1 tsp. of rooibos in one glass of boiling water. Let the herbs steep for 15 minutes. Once the mixture cools down, drink it. Use this herbal remedy for weight loss once daily, preferably in the morning after your breakfast.
Grind some psyllium seeds and take it directly with one glass of water. Alternatively, you can also soak the seeds in water for two to six hours. In either case, use this remedy two times a day, preferably half an hour before your regular meals.
Hibiscus tea is very popular among dieters. Mix one tsp. of dried hibiscus flowers in one cup of hot water. Cover the container and let the herbs infuse for at least fifteen minutes. The resulting red tea is very rich in trace minerals, antioxidants and vitamin C. You can drink it while it is still hot or can wait for it to cool down. Either way is equally effective.
Hawthorn Berry, Ginger And Garcinia Fruit
Mix one tbsp. of hawthorn berries, one tbsp. of grated dried ginger root and two small pieces of dried garcinina fruit in two full glasses of water. Use a non-reactive pan and cover the pan tightly with a lid. Boil it at slow heat for twenty minutes. Strain the liquid. Drink it hot. You can also wait till the mixture cools down. Put some ice cubes in it and drink it cold. It boosts your energy level, and at the same time, burns off a few pounds.
Goat Leaf And Damiana
Mix equal parts of both damiana and dried goat leaves together. Take one tbsp. of the mixture and steep it in one glass of hot water for twenty minutes. Drink it after a few minutes while it is still warm, preferably on an empty stomach.
Garcinia, Orange And Fennel
Mix one tsp. of bruised fennel seeds, two medium pieces of dried garcinia fruits and one tbsp. of dried orange peel in ½ glass of cold water. Let the herbs simmer for half an hour. Filter the liquid and add ½ tsp. of honey for taste. Drink it once daily in the morning after breakfast.
Damiana, Mate And White Willow
Mix one tsp. each of damiana, mate and white willow herbs in one cup of boiling water. Let the herbs infuse for twenty minutes. Strain the liquid after that. Drink while it is still a little warm. Use this remedy two times a day, in the morning and afternoon. Do not drink it before bedtime, as it may interfere with sleep.
Though the above-mentioned herbal remedies are very popularly used for weight loss, it is always better to consult your doctor first, especially if you are already taking certain medications.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.