Ayurvedic Treatment to Gain Weight and Maintain it

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jul 11, 2011

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  • Those with Vata dosha struggle to gain weight.
  • Ayurveda has a revitalising effect on the body.
  • It helps tone up all the body systems.
  • Banana is very useful in gaining weight.

Ayurvedic remedies for weight gain are recommended after different type of diagnosis. According to the Ayurveda, people with Vata dosha have high rate of metabolism which doesn’t let them gain weight. Ayurveda focuses on your body type and kind of food you have been eating. Based on the evaluation, the course of action is decided to make adjustments to calorie intake, eating choices and disturbed metabolism.


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Chyavanprash – It is the most comprehensive tonic for underweight people and those who are looking to boost their immune system in general. This is good for people of all ages as it revitalises the depleted vital elements of the body. It balances the weight of the body for the underweight.

Shatavari Kalpa - it is beneficial in gaining weight and also gives other health benefits for eyes, muscles and reproductive organs. It has a revitalising effect on the body.

Vasant Kusumakar Ras – It is an excellent tonic for rejuvenating your body and improves immunity. It makes your limbs more powerful and tones up all the body systems.

Ashwagandha – It is a rasayan or tonic which improves disease resistance, increases the power of digestion and even acts as an anabolic agent. It is also known to be a stress reliever.

Yashtimadhu – It is a very good food supplement for nutrition of your body.

Recommendations in Ayurvedic treatment for weight increase also include some home remedies for apart from the various tonics mentioned above. Some of them are:

  • Mix a little anjeer, almonds and date palm in a glass of milk. Boil and drink the milk. This definitely helps to gain weight.
  • Banana is very useful in gaining weight. Have the fruit at least three times a day.
  • Eat 30 grams of raisins daily. You can keep eating it throughout the day.
  • In summer you get the opportunity to eat mangoes. It would be advisable not to take milk and mango together.
  • Have more dairy products than you are used to until now. Cheese, Paneer, curd or simply milk, but guard against health conditions such as cholesterol.
  • Avoid food items that are made from white flour or sugar as they may increase weight but tend to harm the body.



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  • siva12 Mar 2013

    I am 27 years old, unmarried,male.My height is 5.5, and my current weight is 47 Kgs, i am looking like so lean and my body structure is So slim.I have a bad habit of Smoking.I want to increase my weight, i request you please guide me how can i gain my body weight?I am ready to use Ayurveda medicines also, if you guide me.Please provide me the your address and contact number, so that i can come and meet you directly by this weekend.

  • JOY DEB03 Mar 2013

    I m 27 yrs old n very very thin! My weight is just 45 Kg!. Plz suggest suitable medicine which is available in the market as soon as posible.

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    hello sir!! I m 19 yrs old n very very thin! My weight is just 41kg!! Also i have lots of dark spots n rashes on my face! So pls kindly suggest me related medicines!

  • fariz01 Jan 2013

    my age is 24 my weight is 61kg my height is 6ft i want to increase my weight plz suggest good medicine for me.

  • Lakshaaan11 Dec 2012

    THANK you very much. very informative article for me.

  • akshatha05 Nov 2012

    i am 21 years old,i am very thin my weight is 39kg .plz suggest to increase my weight upto 50 kg through ayurvedic medicine

  • Seema29 Sep 2012

    Go ayurvedic for improving metabolism and maintaining a healthy body weight.

  • rupa20 Sep 2012

    i am 24 and i am thin i want to increase my weight i want some mediine and yoaga

  • Nilesh Patel16 Sep 2012

    i m 22 yrs old and height is 50kg i want to increase my weight up to 12 to 15 kg plz help me. suggest me Ayurveda medicine which is easily available in mrkt

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  • vikram14 Aug 2012

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  • saba27 Jul 2012

    i m 23 yrs old and mother of a 6month child suffering from goiter problem and lossing weight my weight is only 37kg pls suggest me some medicine for gaining atleast 20kg weight as soon as possible without any sideeffects thank you

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  • TABASSUM16 Jul 2012

    my weight is 39 kg.plz suggest me suitable medicine for weight gain which is easily available.

  • TABASSUM 16 Jul 2012

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