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Unveiling the Ayurvedic Rahasya to Weight Management: Awaken Balance, Achieve Samatva


Vd. Shweta Labde



Have you ever been trapped in a cycle of passing fads and failed weight loss attempts? You’re not alone. According to the ancient Sanskrit literature चतुःषष्टि कलाः पुरुषस्य, a human being is made up of sixty-four कला or कलाs. Among these कलाs, Swa-Sthya (well-being) is ultimate. However, current treatments frequently ignore these and other underlying causes of weight gain, resulting in disappointment. But what if there was timeless wisdom with a holistic solution?

Ayurveda, India’s profound knowledge system, reveals an illuminating route to weight management that goes beyond simple numbers on a scale. It goes further, focusing on restoring samatva (balance) by acknowledging each person’s distinct Prakriti (mind-body composition). Let’s learn about Ayurvedic Rahasya for weight management and introduce you to your reliable Swa-Sthya Saathi.

Unveiling Your Sva-Sthya Rahasya: Beyond the Labels of Vata, Pitta, Kapha


While understanding Vata, Pitta, and Kapha is essential, Ayurveda delves even deeper to reveal individualised insights into your weight management journey. It guides you towards analysing your Pramana Purusha, your individual blueprint, i.e. your unique weight management code.

Sharira Darshan identifies Ama imbalances across your Srotas (energy pathways), not just your physical body. Do you crave sweets more or are salty snacks your favourite? These taste preferences reflect hidden Prakriti imbalances.

Agni Pariksha evaluates all of your digestive fires, rather than just one. This enables tailored treatments, such as Langhana or Brimhan remedies.

Embrace the power of your body, mind, and spirit on your wellness journey. Sattvic techniques such as Pranayama promote inner peace, curb emotional eating, and guide you towards mindful nutrition.

This is your Sva-sthya rahasya. Unlocking your Pramana Purusha can help you realise the full potential of your weight management journey.

Beyond the Plate: Exploring the Natural Effects of Panchakarma on Weight Loss

Panchakarma, an ancient Ayurvedic detoxification therapy, can be explored for supporting weight loss in a holistic way. This natural approach aims to balance your body and mind through a series of rejuvenating practices. The process involves gentle purification methods to eliminate toxins from your body, reset your digestive system, and bring harmony to your doshas. Through personalised treatments like oil massages, herbal steam baths, and dry scrubbing. Here are some Panchakarma procedures that may contribute to a healthier weight-

  • Snehan & Swedana (Medicated Oil Application Followed By Herbal Steam Therapy):
    • a) Facilitates sweating, promoting toxin elimination.
    • b) Supports the removal of excess water and fat.
  • Vaman (Emesis treatment):
    • a) Removes excess accumulated Kapha from the body.
    • b) Cleanses the srotas and soothes ailments of the upper body.
  • Virechana (Purgation Therapy):
    • a) Cleanses the digestive tract.
    • b) Eliminates accumulated toxins and excess Pitta.
  • Basti (Enema Therapy):
    • a) Removes toxins from the colon.
    • b) Balances Vata and aids in weight management.

Introducing Charya Ayurveda’s Medaripu Oil: Your Swa-Sthya Saathi

Medaripu oil, developed with fat-scraping herbs mentioned in the Ayurvedic literature “Charak Samhita” is a traditional weight loss treatment. Medaripu directly translates to “enemy of fat (Meda)”. Here’s how to use Medaripu oil in your Ayurvedic weight management journey.

  • External Application: Gently massage the oil into specific areas such as the abdomen, thighs, arms, and chest.
  • Enhanced Skin Penetration: The oil is subjected to a special double-processing procedure to facilitate deeper absorption.
  • Combination with Udvartan Churna: For even greater effects, apply Ayurvedic Udvartan Churna, a dry herbal scrub, after the oil.

Remember that Ayurvedic therapies, such as Medaripu oil, work best when accompanied by a healthy diet, frequent exercise, and stress-management skills. Consult your Ayurvedic practitioner for individualised advice on adding Medaripu oil to your weight loss strategy.

Cultivating Inner Harmony Through Sustainable Lifestyle Habits

Most fad diets, gym workout plans or juice diets are created to provide quick, short-term weight loss results, only to fail us in the long run. Rather than getting trapped in this vicious cycle, let us look at adapting sustainable lifestyle habits through the wisdom of Ayurveda, that can be moulded into your busy schedule and guide you towards optimal health.

Sculpt Your Fitness Journey With Yoga Asanas- Yoga is a holistic practice that can contribute to weight loss by promoting overall well-being, enhancing metabolism, and fostering mindfulness.

  • a) Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)- Stimulates blood circulation, builds heat and improves flexibility.
  • b) Virbhadrasana (Warrior Pose)- Builds core strength, enhances balance and concentration.
  • c) Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)- Strengthens back muscles and stimulates digestive organs.

Ayurvedic Wisdom For Mindful Weight Loss Journey- Ayurveda emphasis on the importance of seasonal foods, local ingredients and spices to support overall wellbeing. Find a balance with dosha-friendly food choices and say goodbye to adulterated, processed foods.

  • a) Eat Three Meals A Day- Stick to a meal schedule and avoid untimely snacking.
  • b) Focus On Kapha Pacifying Diet- Favour berries, apple and leafy greens along with red lentils.
  • c) Choose Digestive Spices- Include digestive spices like ginger, cumin, coriander, and turmeric.

Know Your Charya: Discover Your Personalised Path

Unravel your unique Ayurvedic blueprint with the ‘Know your Charya’ assessment! This online test helps you:

  • Discover the balance of your Charyā by filling the details of your daily habits and rituals
  • Deep dive into your gut health, haircare, skincare, eye care and much more
  • Get a data-driven predictive health score along with a detailed report on your email by sharing your contact details with us.
  • Attain suggestions to improve your lifestyle from experts and explore our range of Ayurvedic remedies

Remember that weight management is about more than just reaching a certain number; it is about embarking on a journey to inner harmony and well-being. Begin your transformation today!

Vd. Shweta Labde

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