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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Herbal Supplements for Weight Gain

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When someone says that OMG how are you so skinny. It is the dialogue that skinny people hear most of the time. There is famous quote "beauty gets attention whereas personality gets the heart''. Perfect weight body is the first sign of good personality. How to overcome the underweight? Answer is - herbal supplements for weight gain is safest and natural way to say good bye to underweight. In market various products are available that give the assurance of weight gain. But be careful while using such kind products because it may result in negative impacts on health.

Reason Of Being Underweight Accrording To Ayurveda

According to Ayurveda, vata dosha is responsible for underweight. To overcome the underweight, Ayurveda emphasis on the balancing agni (digestive fire) so that deep tissues can absorb the nutrition. With the use of herbs like Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bhibhitak (Terminalia bellerica) and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) one can gain the weight in a natural way. These herbs help to improve the digestion and also increase the body's ability to absorb the nutrition in a natural way.

Herbal Supplements for Weight Gain

Planet Ayurveda offers the herbal supplements for weight gain. All the herbal products are prepared from the pure extracts of herbs and free from any chemical, preservatives, starch, color or yeast. Planet Ayurveda is the synonymic with safe and effective herbal products.

List of Products:

  1. Ashwagandha Capsules
  2. Weight Gain Formula
  3. Atirasadi Churna
  4. Shilajit Capsules
Herbal Supplements, Weight Gain, Herbs, Ayurveda

Product Description

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

These capsules are prepared from the pure extract of herb Ashwagadnha. Use of this herb for weight gain is famous in Ayurveda since ancient time. It is considered as the one of most potent herb in Ayurveda. It helps in muscle building in the underweight people. Ashwagandha is also considered as rejuvenating herb in the nature and quite useful for weight gain in children. This herb also acts as the adaptogen and reduces the stress which can be cause of underweight.

Dosage: 1 - 2 capsule two times in a day with plain water after meals.

2. Weight Gain Formula

Planet Ayurveda offers the weight gain formula for underweight people. As the name of this product suggests that it helps in weight gain. This product is the combination of various herbs which provide the strength to body muscles and help in weight gain.

List of Ingredients:

  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bhibhitak (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare)
  • Jeerak (Cuminum cyminum)


Herbs mentioned above, work like a magic for weight gain. These herb together are very effective for weight gain. These herbs balance the vata dosha which is the root cause of underweight according to Ayurveda. They improve the digestive fire (agni) of body and also help in absorption of nutrients in the body. Hence weight gain formula is safe and effective herbal supplement for underweight people.

Dosage: 1 capsule, two times in a day with plain water after meals.

3. Atirasadi Churna

Atirasadi churna is an amazing herbal supplement for weight gain and prepared by the combination of various herbs which are given below:

List of Ingredients:

  • Safed musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum)
  • Kali musli (Curculigo orchioides)
  • Semal Musli (Salmalia malabarica)
  • Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris)
  • Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)
  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera
  • Akarkara (Anacylus pyrethrum)
  • Vidari kand (Dioscorea tuberosa)
  • Safed Behman (Centurea behen)
  • Jaiphal/ Javitri (Myristica fragrans)
  • Taalmakhna (Hygrophilla spinosa)
  • Kesar (Crocus sativus)


Atirasadi churna is very beneficial herbal supplement for the underweight people. Herbs used in the formulation of this product, help in muscle building in the underweight people. Rejuvenating properties of these herbs are quite effective to gain weight in a natural way without causing any negative impacts on health.

Dosage: Consume 1 teaspoonful with plain water, after meals. Twice daily is recommended.

4. Shilajit Capsules

These capsules are obtained from the shilajit (Asphaltum), a dark brown color dark mineral substance found at higher altitudes. Shilajit is natural ingredient which helps to increase the body's weight and stamina. It acts as the appetizer, digestive stimulant and also increases the absorption of nutrients.

Dosage: 2 capsules, twice in a day with plain water or milk.


Take care of your diet also along with taking the above mentioned herbal supplements for weight gain

  • Include the dairy products like cheese, yogurt and milk.
  • Always consume nutrient rich and calorie rich diet.
  • Take small frequent meals so that body can get enough time to absorb the nutrients from food.
  • Consume nuts such as peanuts, almonds, walnuts and cashew nuts.
  • Avocadoes are the rich source of fats and nutrients and help in weight gain.
  • Include bread and cereals in your diet like bread, rice, pasta and oats.


Stress is also responsible for being underweight so be positive and be happy.

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