ATISTHAULYA (OBESITY) – Remedies by Ayurveda

ATISTHAULYA (OBESITY) – Remedies by Ayurveda


As we know Obesity/overweight is known as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health, leading to flabbiness of hips, abdomen & Breast. Medodushti (Disorders of Fat Metabolism) may be one of the risk factors for ischemic heart disease (IHD).

Causes of obesity

  • Increased intake of energy – dense foods that are high in fat, Carbohydrates
  • Overrating & irregular food habits
  • Lack of physical activities
  • Genetics, Endocrine disorders, medical illness
  • Day – Time sleeping



  • Breathlessness even on little exertion/physical activity.
  • Lack of interest in doing work
  • Excessive hunger
  • Excessive sweating with foul odor
  • Filling of tiredness
  • Excessive sleep

As per ayurvedic conception one of the major reasons for obesity is im-balance in Kapha dosha.

Ayurveda says people with kapha dosha are more likely to gain weight than vata or pitta dosha.

Ancient Ayurveda texts describes eight un-desirable conditions called Nindya Prakriti among which Obesity or Medoroga.

Remedies for obesity in Ayurveda Treatment

Obesity treatment in Ayurveda doesn’t only focus in weight loss but maintains the metabolic processes by eliminating extra fats to regulate the kapha while preventing vata aggravation.



Panchakarama Treatment

Panchakarama Treatment – is a five-step therapy which works tremendously well in removing toxins from the body. Some of the main therapies of panchakarma that are recommended for weight loss treatment in Ayurveda. Pancha Karma is the method, which gets to the root cause of the problem and re-establishes the necessary balance of ‘Tridosha’ (three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha) in the body. Pancha Karma is not only good for lessening disease but is also a beneficial tool in maintaining excellent health.

Another treatment which can be mostly preferred for panchakarma treatment for weight loss is Abhyangam treatment. Abhyanga is a specialized full body massage including head & face, performed by a therapist using specific herbal oil selected according to the body type. The treatment brings about enhanced physical stability, brings deep relaxation and is very useful for vigor and vitality. Massage is the most ancient technique for relieving pain. Abhyanga is used to manipulate and correct dosha disorders.

Preventive Measures

  • Yoga gives a positive benefit on our body and also helps to loss weight. Many yoga’s and asanas have been proven to enhance the potential healing in Ayurveda.
  • Many yoga asanas have helped to get rid of excessive fat of the body: -
    • Tadasana
    • Surya Namaskar


Change in Lifestyle: -

  • Avoid excessive sleep
  • Mild to Moderate exercise
  • Avoid watching TV while having food.
  • Avoid Alcohol and Smoking

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