10 Indian herbs you must try for weight loss!

Obesity has affected all the age groups all across the world at a tremendous speed. Today we have come up with the best herbs that can actually help you to reduce weight. We bet you must have been using few of the herbs without analyzing its potential. Being Indian we are blessed with lots of fresh or dried herbs and spices not only add tons of flavor to our foods but also weight loss quality. So take a look at your spice cabinet, note what you already have and then stock up the remaining herbs


Rosemary is a green needle-like herb. You must have used a lot of food recipes and it’s a rich source of the enzyme lipase. It helps in breaking down the fat molecules.  Also, it is a rich source of fiber that keeps you full for longer hours.

How To Take?

You can also use fresh or dried rosemary in food but the best would be to take it in form of tea.

2-Black pepper

This is one of the most common herbs used in Indian houses. It is composed of a compound called piperine which enhances the metabolism and is also used to improve the digestive system.Not just that it helps to burn fat at a faster.

How To Take?

Add it to any salty meal for giving it a peppery taste. Freshly grinding your pepper in a pepper mill or coffee grinder and sprinkle it over pizza, burger, chicken, egg to bring out its flavor.


Another most commonly used herb in Indian homes.  It cleanses by removing the food logged in the digestive system. This helps to prevent weight gain and fat storage.

How To Take?

Be a chef and  used it in gingerbread cookies and curry mixes. It works equally well in savory dishes or in a tangy homemade salad dressing.


It works as the best weight loss herbs by stabilizing the  blood sugar level. It  keeps you full for a longer time by decreasing your hunger pangs.

How To Take?

Grind it finely and take 1-2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder or 1 cinnamon bark soaked in water overnight. Drink cinnamon infused water first thing in the morning every day. Make it a part of breakfast foods like hot cereals, French toast, and smoothies.

5-Green tea

Undoubtedly the best herbal tea for weight loss. It is rich in antioxidants called catechins. Not just that, it contains the least amount of caffeine as compared to coffee or any other tea.  Apart from that, it is an excellent appetite suppressor that makes you eat less.


How To Take?

The best way is to take green tea leaves to prepare a cup of tea. The best way is to drink a cup of green tea 20-30 minutes before a meal.


Cumin seeds are great for boosting your immune system. It even keeps your digestive process work smoothly.It is surprisingly high in iron compared with other spices.

How To Take?

Use it in small quantity because the flavor can be overpowering. Grind cumin seeds or toast in a warm dry skillet for a gourmet garnish.


This herb comes with magical healing properties, which helps in treating cardiovascular conditions, improves your immune system and it even melt the fat in your waistline. The compound is called allicin that suppresses hunger pangs and boosts metabolism.

How To Take?

You can have one clove of garlic every day for best results. You can also include garlic in your daily recipes to add taste, flavor, and lose weight.


Guarana helps in losing weight by stimulating the nervous system to avoid emotional eating due to stress or tension. In Ayurveda, it has been used to treat kidney stones, obesity, diabetes, and constipation.

How To Take?

Take 1 tsp of powder. Add it to a cup of warm water and let it steep and stain it. Add honey since gurmar is a little bitter in taste, honey helps to sweeten it.

9-Cayenne Pepper

Master cleanse herb rich in capsaicin which gives pepper its heat. It also stimulates the body to burn fat and decrease the intake of calories.

How To Take Cayenne Pepper?

Add a ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper to your juice or smoothie twice a day. Or you can add lime water with ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper and drink it every morning.

10-Fennel seeds

Fennel seeds are used as a culinary spice and also has medicinal uses. It is rich in antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals keep your tummy clean and free from fat.

How To Take?

2 teaspoon fennel seeds. Soak it overnight and drink the water in the morning. Instead of seeds you can use 1 teaspoon fennel seed powder.

Try out the following herbs to boost up your  metabolism and bring bring down your obesity problem. Share your amazing journey of weight loss and motivate others.
Be beautiful always!
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