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Updated: Nov 7, 2023



Anorexia nervosa or anorexia is an eating disorder that makes people loses more weight due to abnormal eating habits. Eating disorders may involve either insufficient or excessive food intake. Treatment of anorexia or eating disorders can be challenging. Anorexia treatment includes a number of herbs which work in a non-invasive way and by utilizing the natural healing powers of the body. We also produce herbal remedies for the treatment of eating disorders. Eating disorder treatment with the help of herbs produce optimum benefit and without incurring any side-effects.


Kinds of Eating Disorders Bulimia and Binge Eating Almost everyone does some extra munching now and then. But if you often continue eating even though you are full, you might be a victim of binge eating disorder or bulimia. Individuals with bulimia eat to excess and then induce vomiting to avoid gaining weight, while those with binge eating disorder overeat but don't induce vomiting. Binge eating may lead to obesity, and bulimia may lead to metabolic disorders.

Anorexia is an eating disorder, which is characterized by excessive weight loss and irrational fear of gaining weight. Rather it is a distorted body self-perception and usually develops during adolescence and early adulthood. Sometimes people with this disorder and fear of gaining weight, restrict the intake of amount of food which results in metabolic and hormonal disorders. Anorexia is a simple medical term for lack of appetite and because of an intense fear of gaining weight, it leads to stress. The person is always thinking of diet, food, body shape and leaving little time for friends, family including little time to enjoy. People with anorexia often deny having a disorder, but the truth is that anorexia is a serious eating disorder.

Anorexia is of two types of anorexia, including restricting type of anorexia in which weight loss is achieved by restricting calories and in purging type of anorexia, weight loss is achieved by vomiting or using laxatives & diuretics. Anorexia is a complex condition and arises from a combination of many social and biological factors. On account of severe calorie restriction, the body is unable to get the required energy and ultimately it goes into starvation mode. More body fat is lost and related medical complications pile up.

Some of the physical effects of anorexia include mood swings, depression, lack of energy, weakness, poor memory, dry pale skin, constipation, tooth decay, dizziness, fainting and frequent headaches.

The treatment of anorexia requires co-operation from the patient. Patients who suffer from anorexia become fixated on body shape and weight. They employ a variety of techniques to control their weight. The most common measures taken by anorexia patients include refusing to eat high calorie foods, restricting the diet to small amounts or low calorie foods, immediately purging or expelling the food from the body by taking laxatives etc.

Anorexia is a very serious problem in our society and teenage girls are mainly affected by this problem. The girls believe that lean looks very beautiful and they make a habit to take a little amount of low calorie food. Insufficient food results in insufficient energy and so the body cannot grow up work properly. Extreme loss in weight is a sign of anorexia. Another sign of anorexia is low blood pressure, accompanied by depression, irregular heart beat, menstrual disorder and various skin problems.

Many natural herbs are used for the treatment of anorexia. The herbs work in a non-invasive way and by utilizing the natural healing powers of the body. These herbs produce optimum benefit and without incurring any side-effects. According to Ayurveda, there are many balances inside our bodies and the breaking of these balances leads to illness. The herbal remedies work by balancing these various systems in In anorexia, our bodies and hence treatment takes place holistically without effecting our normal systems. In anorexia, the herbs can be combined flexibly to suit the specific needs of the individual. A planned diet, proper ayurvedic consultation and optimized herbal remedies have the maximum efficacy for the cure of anorexia.


Overeating of all kinds is most often the result of psychological and emotional factors, such as low self-esteem, anxiety, grief, and sadness. To compensate for those emotions, people go on eating.


Anorexia nervosa is a serious problem, usually among young women who have a fear of being fat and purposefully starve themselves. The root cause of anorexia is often depression.


Here are some brief suggestions to help you deal effectively with these eating disorders. For more complete treatments, please see Overeating and Obesity FOLLOW A LOW-FAT DIET. Avoid fatty fried food, cheese, yogurt, excess carbohydrates, ice cream. These kapha-inducing substances lead to weight gain and possibly to obesity.


When cooking, add garam masala, chili pepper, cayenne pepper, curry pepper, turmeric, cumin, and the like to your food. These spices will burn the ama that causes overeating.


That all. Eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but skip between-meal snacking. While eating, play some soft, gentle music such as classical Indian music; choose a gentle, loving raga. Don't listen to jazz or rock; that loud music will over stimulate the system and cause you to eat more.


Whenever you desire to munch, eat licorice candy, which is a mild diuretic that acts to reduce kapha. Or eat a handful of raisins.


To help heal the emotional factor in all eating disorders, drink herbal tea. Excellent choices are chamomile, comfrey, brahmi, or jatamamsi. These are good individually, but a tea made from all of these mixed together in equal amounts is especially effective to reduce stress and balance the emotions. Use 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of herbs steeped in boiling water for 10 minutes. NOTE: If there is depression, jatamamsi or brahmi tea will help, but it may also be necessary to see a psychiatrist or other mental health professional.


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