Unani Medicine for Obesity, Overweight and Weight Loss

5 Unani medicines for weight loss

  • 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.
  • Unani medicines can be used obesity and weight loss under the supervision of a physicians.
  • Some simple treatments for obesity and overweight (Siman-E-Mufrit) through Unani are being given below.

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Obesity and Jawarish Kamooni Kabir

  • This Unani medicine may be taken 4-6 gram twice a day, are found useful for obesity patients.

4. Majoon -e- Muhazzil

  • 10 grams of it may be taken at bedtime.
  • This is good in minimizing fats from the body.

5. Majoon -e- Muqil

  • It is recommended to have 10 grams of this useful Unani product at bedtime.
  • This is beneficial for obese patients.


Does Unani medicine help in weight loss?

There are some Unani herbs and medicines, which are helpful in weight loss

  • Garcinia
  • Garcinia cambogia
  • Shilajit
  • Natural Asphaltum
  • Guggulu
  • Gugulipid


Which Unani medicine is best for fat burning?

  • Hamdard Safoof Mohazzilis a very effective Unani herbal product for burning fat, overcoming obesity and weight loss management.
  • Hamdard Safoof Mohazzilis the best medicine for obesity.


List of approved drugs for weight loss

  • Bupropion-naltrexone
  • Liraglutide
  • Orlistat
  • Phentermine-topiramate
  • Semaglutide
  • Setmelanotide


13 best herbs for fast weight loss?

  1. Caralluma Fimbriata
  2. Turmeric
  3. Black Pepper
  4. Gymnema Sylvestre
  5. Cinnamon
  6. Green Coffee Bean Extract
  7. Cumin
  8. Cardamom
  9. Ginger
  10. Dandelions
  11. Lemon balm
  12. Mallow
  13. Hawthorn blossom


What are the disadvantages of Unani medicine?

  • Surgery has not been developed entirely in this system.
  • There is no effective treatment for an emergency condition

18 thoughts on “Unani Medicine for Obesity, Overweight and Weight Loss”

  1. I am 50 years + and my weight is between 90kg to 95 kg and my height is 5.8″. I am a govt. Employee and using my car daily. I can not go for exercise neither I am doining yoga etc. Now I want to reduce my bely fat upto 20kg. Please tell me which medicine is good for loosing the extra weight and how can I take this medicine and for how much time it will take to reduce my extra weight.

    • Its used to reduce swelling of throat like thyroid and tonsils and swelling in liver or intestine & abdomen ,

  2. just take more fibres and protien in your diet and drink adequate amount of water drink 200 ml water before each meal and reduce night meal as much as possible and any antioxidant like green tea or lemon water in morning empty stomach

  3. Assalamualaikum…I am 26 year old and the mother of two kid..after my second delivery I gain weight..I want to lose my weight as well as my belly fat too..so can you suggest me any Unani medicine to over come from this problem.

    • Some unani formulations have already been mentioned in the article. You can also do Yoga after consultation with an expert for better result.


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