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Underweight Herbal Remedy - Weight Gain Formula

Underweight Man

Causes and Symptoms of underweight

Thinness due to an inadequate caloric intake is a serious condition, especially in young people. They often feel easily fatigued, have poor physical stamina and low resistance to infection. Diseases like tuberculosis, respiratory disorders, pneumonia and circulatory diseases like heart disorders, cerebral hemorrhage, nephritis, typhoid fever and cancer are quite common among them.

Thinness may be due to inadequate nutrition or excessive bodily activity or both. Emotional factors or bad eating habits such as skipping meals, small meals, habitual fasting and inadequate exercise can also cause it. Other factors include inadequate digestion and absorption of food due to a wrong dietary pattern for a particular metabolism, metabolic disturbances such as an overactive thyroid, and hereditary tendencies. Disorders such as chronic dyspepsia, chronic diarrhoea, liver disorders, diabetes mellitus, insomnia, constipation, sexual disorders and presence of intestinal worms can also lead to thinness.

Being thin or underweight like being overweight is a relative term, being based on the ideal weight for a given height, built and sex. A person can be regarded as moderately underweight if he or she weighs ten per cent below the ideal body weight and markedly so if the weight is twenty per cent below the ideal.

Weight Gain Formula

It is a blend of traditional herbs like Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amalaki (Phyllanthus emblica) & Pippali (Piper longum) etc which helps to regulate body metabolism and gain body weight in a very natural way. The diet starts to work, whatever food is consumed, processed properly and assimilated to every cell of the body.

The muscle weight increases and the ratio of body fat with muscles is maintained. Herbs in weight gain formula work in a synergistic manner to improve muscle tone, muscle weight, size and convert excessive fats into muscles. This improves endurance, stamina and increases weight of the person using this Planet Ayurveda weight gain formula.

The product contains pure herbal extract and does not contain any chemicals, preservatives, additives, colorants or any artificial thing. Even the capsule shells are pure vegetarian made from plant cellulose.


1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water or milk.

Home Remedies for Natural Weight Gain

1. Soy Beans

Include soy beans in the diet as they are the rich source of proteins. Take soy beans thrice a week for weight gain.

2. Sesame Oil

Massaging the body with sesame oil makes the muscles and bones strong. It also promotes blood circulation which enhances transport and absorption of nutrients in all parts of the body.

3. Mango-Milk care

The mango-milk care is also an ideal treatment for thinness. For this mode of weight management eat ripe and sweet mangoes. They should be taken thrice a day-morning, afternoon, and evening. Two medium sized mangoes should be taken first and then followed by a glass of milk. Mango is rich in sugar but deficient in protein. On the other hand, milk is rich in protein but deficient in sugar. The deficiency of one is made up by the other. Mango thus combines very well with milk and an exclusive mango-milk diet taken for at least one month, will lead to improvement in health, vigour and gain in weight.

4. Milk care

An exclusive milk diet for rapid gain of weight has been advocated by some nature care practitioners. At the beginning of this mode of treatment, the patient should fast for three days on warm water and lime juice so as to cleanse the system. Thereafter, he should have a glass of milk every two hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the first day, a glass every hour and half the next day and a glass every hour the third day. Then the quantity of milk should be gradually increased so as to take a glass every half an hour from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., if such a quantity can be tolerated fairly comfortably.

5. Figs

Figs are an excellent home remedy for increasing weight in case of thinness. The high percentage of the rapidly assimilable sugar in this fruit make it a strengthening and fattening food. Three dried figs soaked in water should be taken twice daily.

6. Raisins

Raisins are a good food for those who wish to gain weight. Thirty grams a day may be taken for this purpose.

7. Nutrients

Nutrients which help to keep the body and mind fit. Proper diet increases weight naturally. Although all vitamins and minerals are required for relaxation, the most important are vitamin D and B6, calcium, and magnesium. The richest sources of vitamin D are milk, cod-liver oil, and rays of the sun. Calcium is supplied by milk and yoghurt. Magnesium can be obtained from green leafy vegetables such as spinach, parsley, turnip, radish, and beet tops. These vegetables should preferably, be taken in salad form or should be lightly cooked.

Dietary Considerations

Diet plays an important role in building up health for gaining weight. Underweight persons should eat frequent small meals as they tend to feel full quickly. The weight-building quality of food is measured by the number of calories it. To gain weight, the diet should include more calories than are used in daily activities so as to allow the excess to be stored as body fat. The allowance of 500 calories in excess of the daily average needs is estimated to provide for a weight gain of half a kilogram weekly. All refined foods such as products containing white flour and sugar should be avoided, as they destroy overall health.

Other Measures

Regular exercises like walking, dancing, yoga, meditation and massage are also important as they serve as relaxants, reduce stress and induce good sleep. Yogasanas which are especially helpful are sarvangasana, halasana and matsyasana.


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