Five Effective Ayurvedic Tea Recipes for Weight Loss

Ayurveda acharyas explain about ayurvedic slimming tea or kashayam for weight loss. These herbal tea recipes for weight loss are very effective.

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Weight Loss Tea Recipe-Lemon, honey and green tea

Slimming Ayurvedic Tea recipe  – Cinnamon tea

Cardamom Ayurvedic Tea for Weight Loss

Fennel Seeds Tea for weight loss

Fat Burning Tea Recipe- Amla Tea

Texts of Ayurveda explain importance of various herbs in weight loss. These herbs have to be combined carefully so that their properties do not interact adversely. Proper combination of weight loss herbs ( Read Ayurvedic Weight Loss Herbs – Powerful Fat Burners ) boost the total effectiveness and helps in good weight loss. Here are few simple effective ayurvedic weight loss tea recipes which can be prepared at home with ease.

Weight Loss Tea Recipe-1-Lemon, honey and green tea

Various researches have revealed that green tea provides lots of anti-oxidants and also aids in weight loss. Lemon which has sour taste helps to reduce body fat and supplies plenty of vitamin C. Lemon also boosts body immunity and detoxify the body. Honey ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits and Uses of Honey ) which is store house of nutrients also has fat scraping properties. Its deep tissue penetrating quality makes it as a best carrier. Honey carries the molecules of other ingredients of tea to deep seated fat tissues and helps in the metabolism of fat.  Naturopaths opine that honey, lemon and green tea when consumed in early morning, before going for your work out help to mop up the toxins and boost metabolism. (Read Do Lemon And Honey Reduce Body Fat ?)

Also Read Ayurvedic Herbs, Medicine and Treatment for Obesity

How green tea helps in weight loss ?


Green tea contains poly phenols which help body in energy expenditure and oxidation of fat. It acts as a  source of fuel to feed your ‘internal furnace’  or agni that will burn up the extra fat. Green tea also contains polysaccharides which regulate blood sugar level and control sugar cravings. This tea can also suppress appetite and prevents frequent eating. But this can not be a overnight solution. Please follow three-prong approach to lose body weight, i.e healthy diet, regular exercise and drink green tea regularly!

How to prepare green tea

Boil a glass of water and pour it in a cup. Dip a green tea bag and leave it for 5 minutes to steep. Add a tea spoon of honey and a tea spoon of lemon juice when green tea is just warm. Do not add honey and lemon when tea is very hot. Consume this in empty stomach before going for a work out.

Slimming Ayurvedic Tea recipe – 2 – Cinnamon tea

Cinnamon ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Cinnamon ) is a favourite spice of all chefs and it is used globally in all types of cuisines. It enhances the flavour of both sweet and spicy dishes. Cinnamon has numerous medicinal cinnamon tea for weight lossproperties. Hence naturopaths recommend use of cinnamon in various health conditions especially for weight loss.  Amongst all type of cinnamon the Srilankan or Ceylon cinnamons top the grading. Hence use Ceylon cinnamon which is high in quality. Cinnamon tea helps in weight loss and it reduces cough and cold. This spice reduces blood sugar level and help diabetes people to keep their fluctuating blood sugar level under control. Cinnamon helps men who experience obesity related erectile dysfunction ( Read Ayurvedic Medicines and Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction )

How to Prepare Cinnamon Tea for Weight Loss

Take 2 cups of water. Break 3 inch long Ceylon Cinnamon stick into small pieces. Add these pieces to water and boil it in medium flame till the water reduces to half cup. Allow it to warm down. Squeeze ½ lime and a tea spoon of honey when it is just warm. Sip this delicious tea for quick weight loss.

Ayurvedic Tea Recipe-3- Cardamom Tea for Weight Loss

Recent researches in Naturopathy indicate that cardamom ( read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Cardamom in Weight Loss and PCOS ) is best spice for weight loss. But texts of Ayurveda have praised the fat burning properties of cardamom thousands of years ago. Increased retention of water in body cells lead to weight gain. Cardamom helps to get rid of water retention by increasing urine output. Hence cardamom is grouped under “mutrala” dravyas (mutrala= A herb or medicine which increases urine output). Imbalance in Kapha dosha leads to weight gain. Cardamom helps to normalise Kapha and aids in weight loss.

How to prepare cardamom tea for weight loss

Crush 2 pods of cardamom and mix it in your regular tea. Add low fat milk. Do not add condensed milk or sugar. Savour this tea twice daily.

Fat burning Tea Recipe-4-Fennel Seeds Tea for weight loss

Fennel or saunf ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Fennel or Saunf ) has been used as a medicinal herb since ages. It has found its way into global cuisines as spice. In India it is used as a mouth freshener, carminative and to prevent indigestion after a heavy meal. Fennel seeds when brewed yield up a tasty, liquorice flavoured tea. Fennel seeds are powerful fat burners. These seeds helps to suppress appetite and prevent excess consumption of food. They help to relieve the digestion problems which are faced by obese people. Fennel seeds are also used in various home remedies.The fennel seeds’ tea helps to relieve indigestion ( Read Ayurvedic Treatments and Home Remedies for Indigestion ), bloating, belching and flatulence. This tea can be added to drinking water to keep the digestive system healthy and for a continuous fat burning.

How to prepare Fennel tea

Crush these seeds in a mortar and pestle to release the essential oil just before preparing the tea. Add 1 teaspoon of seeds for each cup water. Infuse in hot, boiling water for at least 10 minutes in covered vessel. Strain and serve hot. Fennel seed tea can help to reduce the appetite when drunk 1/2 hour before meals.

Fat Burning Tea Recipe-5- Amla Tea:

Amla ( Read Ayurveda Medicinal Properties and Uses of Amla ) is known for its immense medicinal properties. Ayurveda Acharyas Laud this herb as “Dhatri” which means the herb which nourishes the humans as mother nourishes a child. Amla is a very good fat burner and also acts as restorative herb. Amla is main ingredient in various rejuvenating and weight loss preparations. Amla is considered as best Vajikarana Herb and is used in Ayurveda Vajikarana Therapy preparations. This herb when used helps to control blood sugar and blood cholesterol level.

How to Prepare Amla Tea

Here is the recipe to prepare Amla tea for weight loss. Take 1 ¼ cup of water. Add 1 tea spoon of coarsely powdered dry amla fruit and ¼ tea spoon of fresh crushed ginger ( Read Ayurveda Health Benefits of Ginger ). Boil these till the water reduces to one cup. Strain the tea to discard residual amla and ginger pieces. Allow it to warm down and add a tea spoon of honey to it. Sip this tea twice daily for an effective weight loss. People with diabetes have to avoid honey

The above mentioned powerful fat burning spices have been combined in a proper proportion to aid weight loss and have been added in AYURVEDIC WEIGHT LOSS TEA prepared by doctors at ayurhelp.

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Author: Dr.Savitha Suri , Consultant Ayurvedic Physician

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