There are many different factors that contribute to weight gain, and individuals can become overweight, or even obese, by eating unhealthful foods and not exercising regularly. Obesity is a rising problem around the country, and it’s important consider all the different ways you can lose weight and keep it off. While diet and exercise is essential in maintaining a healthy weight, there are natural, homeopathic ways to lose weight as well. While homeopathic products are made from plants and natural herbs, it’s important to consult a physician before beginning any weight loss treatment or taking herbal supplements.
Senna is a homeopathic laxative and is the main ingredient in many of the weight loss teas. Senna is supposed to work by stimulating your colon and causing the passage of loose watery stools. This prevents excess calories from being absorbed in your body. The side effects of Senna include dehydration and problems with the colon.
St. John’s Wort
St. John’s Wort is a homeopathic remedy that produces chemicals in the brain and suppresses your appetite. This remedy needs to be taken in large doses, which can cause fatigue, itching and mild gastrointestinal distress.
Chromium picolinate is responsible for regulating blood sugar level in your body. Chromium picolinate is a naturally occurring mineral that can be found in foods, such as meat, fish, whole-grain foods and poultry. Chromium picolinate also increases your metabolism and reduces your appetite. When taken in excess, this homeopathy can cause damage to chromosomes and dehydration.
Green tea burns calories in your body, and is a natural product that can be used for the treatment of obesity. The caffeine in green tea increases fat burning properties, and is considered better then other caffeinated products like soft drinks or coffee, because it can also increase your metabolism.