It is often seen that many lean and thin people face the problem with their looks. so, here are the Ayurvedic tips taken from Charaka samhita to improve your looks by putting weight on healthily.
What happens if some one is very lean and maintains size zero for a long time?
- Depletion of digestive power, immunity, skin complexion and muscle mass.
– Person becomes prone to repeated infections, debility, constipation and digestive disorders like peptic ulcers.
- There will be severe increase in Vata leading to vata related joint disorders.
Diseases caused by severe weight loss
reduction in the power of digestion, strength, complexion, Ojas, Semen and muscle tissue,
continuous fever and cough, pain in chest, anorexia, weakness in the power of hearing sounds, insanity, pain in cardiac region, obstruction to the passage of stool and urine, pain in calf, thigh and lumbar regions;
Cracking pain in fingers, bones and joints and such diseases due to the vitiation of Vata like Urdhvavata (upward movement of Vayu) etc.
For their treatment, therapies resulting in long term nourishment should be administered.
How to put on weight quickly ?
If one has lost weight very rapidly in recent times, then putting on weight can be achieved in a short period of time.
But if some one has lost weight over a long period of time, then, putting on weight will also take time.
So, in general, putting on weight should be ideally a gradual process.
Diet to put on weight :
Regular intake of meat soup, milk, ghee, curds and dairy products, sweets etc.
Ayurvedic Home remedy to put on weight: A smash fruit mixture prepared with Dates, dry grapes, Indian gooseberry (Amla), pomegranate. A little sugar can be added to improve taste. – one tablespoon of this mix can be taken two times a day.
This fruit salad kind of juice can be taken two times a day up to one month to achieve effective weight gain.
Use Soy bean in diet. request your parents to include soy bean in food
Take white part of egg white – three per day. Do not eat the inner yellow part. it is rich in cholesterol.
Take meat soup – at least once or twice a weak.
Fruit / Fruit juice – minimum 4 times a week.
Any non veg food of your choice at least twice a week.
Fruit salad / Vegetable salad. once in two days.
Freshly harvested rice, fresh wine
Frequent usage of meat, curd, ghee, milk, sugarcane, rice, black gram and wheat.
Regularly use little quantities of spices such as cinnamon, garlic, ginger, cardamom, clove and black pepper in diet. It helps to improve appetite.
Eating rules to put on weight:
Eat only when hungry.
Do not eat slowly, chew fast and eat fast.
Do not distract yourself with phones and tv while eating.
Do not drink water before or after food. Drink water while taking food. Find out why.
Good sleep to improve weight – Sleep and stress free life is very important to put on weight. Sleep for at least 7 hours at night. If you have trouble sleeping, plan your sleep correctly and enjoy maximum rest.
Having a good mood and keeping stress away is very useful to gain weight. Try to indulge in comic TV shows.
Tranquility of mind causes weight gain. Try to keep mind calm by practicing Pranayama
Avoid excess physical activities. – Limit your exercise schedule to only 15 minutes a day.
Intake of freshly harvested rice,fresh wine,
Gramya, Anupa and Audaka Mamsarasa – Meat soup of domestic, marshy and aquatic animals,
Regular oil massage –
Regular oil massage with plain sesame oil / Mahamasha thailam / Mahanarayan oil Helps to improve muscle strength, relaxes body and mind, relieves stress.
Take half a bowl of any of above oil, dip your finger times in the oil and apply a thin layer of the oil all over the body, do gentle massage just for 3 -5 minutes, leave the oil on the body for at least 10 minutes, then have luke warm water bath.If you do not feel comfortable massaging your own body, then visit an Ayurveda center.
Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment: If you are struggling to gain weight by natural measures, visit an Ayurveda center. enema consisting of oily and sweet tasting herbs balances Vata and causes weight gain.
Modern outlook to put on weight:
mproving digestive power.
Clearing the intestine from worms
Putting on weight with diet rich in proteins, vitamins, carbohydrate and a little bit of fat.