Obesity is a vital nutritional or metabolic disorder where the percentage of fat tissue (adipose tissue) increases disproportionately owing to an imbalance of energy intake and energy expenditure. A sedentary lifestyle along with excessive calorie consumption is the main cause of Obesity. Obesity may lead to Diabetes, Low HDL cholesterol, Hypertriglyceridemia CAD, Hypertension, Osteo-arthritis, Gynecological problems, etc. Some simple treatments for obesity and overweight (Siman-E-Mufrit) through Unani are being given below.
Obesity and Lac (Luke –e-Maghsool)
One gram of Luke –e-Maghsool may be taken with water in the morning for getting positive impacts for obesity. This is an effective Unani medicine for obese people.
Obesity and Lemon Juice
Lemon juice is quite effective for obese patients. 5-10 ml of lemon juice is mixed with one glass of water and should be taken on an empty stomach in the morning. The mix is very useful for melting of adipose tissue from the body as well as weight loss. However, it is recommended to take the above mix once a day, otherwise, the person may experience loose motion or some digestive problems.
Obesity and Jawarish Kamooni Kabir
This Unani medicine may be taken 4-6 gram twice a day, are found useful for obesity patients.
Majoon -e- Muhazzil
10 grams of it may be taken at bedtime. This is good in minimizing fats from the body.
Majoon -e- Muqil
It is recommended to have 10 grams of this useful Unani product at bedtime. This is beneficial for obese patients.