Haritaki or Terminalia Chebula is a fruit which is mainly used in almost all ayurvedic preparations. Ayurveda Acharyas eulogise this herb as “Vijaya” which means the fruit which helps to win over almost all diseases.
Obesity leads to surfacing of many health problems which are clubbed under the name of metabolic syndrome. Diabetes, increased blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease etc arise due to obesity. If obesity is controlled effectively we can prevent almost all these diseases. Let us analyse how the herb Haritaki (Terminalia Chebula) helps to reduce obesity or overweight.