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Lose Weight The Ayurvedic
Ayurveda can be the
solution for your ever – expanding waistline and weight management needs. Janani Govindakutty finds out about
this ancient science of losing weight.
Weight loss is one of the biggest concerns of modern urban life.
Plausible solutions lie in the ancient system of natural and holistic medicine ? Ayurveda.
The traditional Ayurvedic practices can pave way to the right body
composition that everybody aspires to attain.
The Ayurvedic approach to achieving your ideal weight is based on
taking a realistic look at your body type and what it can be, and then
nourishing it back to natural health.
In Ayurveda, being overweight is an indication of Vata, Pita and Kapha
dosha or energy systems. When any of the dosha accumulates in the body beyond
the desirable limit, the body loses its balance and disease manifests. Hence
balancing these three kinds of dosha in our becomes essential. Read on to find
out about the energy systems. These individually or a combination of these form
your prakriti or nature.
Kapha type: Do you have a strong frame with an
athletic build? Does exercising regularly help manage your tendency to gain
weight? Your constitution is kapha type. According to Dr. Gita Ramesh
(Join-Managing Director, Kairali Ayurvedic Group), ? The kapha types are most
prone to obesity. An imbalance in kapha increases the production of toxins
(ama) that accumulate in medovahi strota ( fat channels)?. Following the right
lifestyle can prevent ama production. Dr. Gita adds, ?Avoid fattening products.
Drinking lots of water and occasional fating is the best solution.?
Kapha ? based insomnia is are; it is when you go to bed early and find yourself
involuntarily awakening before 9 p.m. Try these Ayurvedic remedies: Mix a
teaspoon of brahmi with honey and drink.
Give yourself a head and foot massage with olive oil, olive and mustard or sesame
The kapha types need regular, vigorous exercise. Sports that require
stamina and physical endurance are best. Sweat it out with aerobics, cycling,
running, weight-lifting and football. Exposure to new environments , people,
and occasional fasting will help the kapha dosha types.
Pitta type: Your constitution is Pitta type if you are of medium build and have an
intense appetite? Usually they have strong digestive prowess. Albeit, when pitta
is imbalanced, it results in poor
digestion, as the digestive prowess is low. Thu, food isn?t processed properly which
can result in obesity. If they miss a meal they are likely to become grumpy.
Pitta insomnia is when you either
have trouble getting sleep or you wake up before 2 a.m and you can?t get back
to sleep. Indulge in aromatherapy: Put a few drops of sandalwood, marjoram, or
benzoin resin oil (vanilla scented) into your bath. Massage warm ghee onto your head
and the bottoms of your feet.
For the Pitta type moderate
amount of exercise is good. Sports that help you stay cool are the best. Go
swimming, surfing, skiing and ice-skating.
Vata type : Are you underweight?
Persons with vata dosha cannot absorb nutrients properly from food.
They often fail to eat and sleep regularly, swinging from eating heavy foods to
sedating themselves, or ingesting stimulants like coffee and sugar to sustain physical
or mental activity. Insomnia an low immunity are common problems. Vata persons
wake up in the middle of the night (after 2 a.m.) and have trouble falling back
to sleep. These Ayurvedic measures will help: Before going to bed, rub your
head and feet with warm sesame oil or take a bath infused with fennel, orange,
and tulsi oil. One can drink tea made from brahmi, an
Ayurvedic herb. Try hot almond milk with any or all the following:
chopped dates, coconut flakes, cardamom, ginger, or honey.
If you are the vata type
you need less exercise than pitta or kapha types. Lo impact sports are the
best. Practice dance aerobics, gymnastics, yoga and walking.
There are several
therapies and treatments for overweight persons that help loe excess weight and
eliminate the unwanted body fat in a short span of time.
The therapies are Abhyangam, Elakizhi, Udwarthana, Vasti, ect.
These therapies remove flab and helps tone your abdomen muscles, hips and thighs.
For all the treatments a personalized consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor is recommended.
The doctor will help you tailor- make your treatment according to your body
composition. Try some of the following Ayurvedic treatments at renowned
Udwartana at Kairali Ayurvedic Centre: It is a special Ayurvedic therapeutic massage in which herbal powders
are used to massage the body to improve the blood circulation, reduce cellulite
and tone up the muscles. This massage creates friction, which opens the pores,
removes blockages in vessels, increases the heat in the tissue percolates inside to stimulate fat metabolism.
Panchakarma at Ayur Ganga
Spa, Ganga Kinare: According to Dr. Manish Patwardhan (MD, Ayur Ganga Spa- Ganga
Kinare), ? Vatta, Pitta and Kapha are the three doshas that are responsible for
the physiology and the proper functioning
of the human body. When imbalance is much grave and serious then correcting
this imbalance through Panchkarma treatment is advisable.? The Panchakarma treatment at
Ganga Kinare involves:
a)Vamana/Emesis: Correcting the dosha by giving
patient some decoctions, juices or milk for consumption and making them vomit.
b)Virechana/Purgation: Evacuation of the bowels brought about by administration
of purging herbs to balance the dosha.
c)Basti/Enemas: Administration of oil or decoctions through the anal tract for
correction of the dosha.
Mokshana/Blood purification: By removing
blood from the body or introducing lched to suck bold.
e)Nayasa: Administration of oils or herbal powders
through nasal tract to remove the dosha affecting the head, neck and face
Adopt the Ayurvedic
lifestyle to lead a healthy balanced life. Make small changes in your daily
routine and work towards a new identity and body composition that is
commendable. The Ayurvedic approach will help you devise a tranquil aura,
brining all positive energy in your life and making it an exhilarating
Energies in our body
Vata : Energy that
Pitta : Energy that
Kapha: Energy that
Your prakriti or nature is any
Published on: June 2014