Herbs for Weight Loss
Herbs help with weight loss, aid blood sugar control, boost metabolic rates, and reduce fat cells. Learn how to make these capsules, containing 4 natural herbs, at home to aid you with your weight loss journey.
Herbal capsules that help with weight loss, aid blood sugar control, boost metabolic rates and reduce fat cells
For directions on how to fill capsules check out my post on making herbal capsules
Time to make: 30 minutes for 120 capsules – Enough for 3 weeks.
1 tbsp. cayenne pepper
1 tbsp. ginger
1 tbsp. cinnamon, Saigon
1 tbsp. turmeric
1 tbsp. mustard powder (optional)
Herbs for Weight Loss #1 Cayenne
Cayenne pepper is a strong antioxidant. It boosts metabolism. It aids in digestion and reduces hunger. It reduces fat buildup by removing fat cells from your bloodstream, triggering beneficial protein changes in your body. It is also anti-inflammatory and soothes stomach pain. It fights cancer and is anti-tumour, as well.
Herbs for Weight Loss #2 Ginger
Ginger is another warming spice that has anti-inflammatory properties. It soothes and relaxes the digestive tract. Ginger has an appetite suppressing quality and reduces hunger, while increasing metabolic rate, helping you to burn more calories.
Herbs for Weight Loss #3 Saigon Cinnamon
Don’t use regular cinnamon for this recipe. Saigon cinnamon is more potent without the toxic effects. Cinnamon helps to boost your metabolism, and it also has impressive benefits for blood sugar regulation, making it an ideal seasoning for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Cinnamon has been found to significantly reduce blood sugar levels, triglycerides, LDL (bad) cholesterol, and total cholesterol levels in people with type 2 diabetes, as well as increase glucose metabolism by about 20 times, which would significantly improve your ability to regulate blood sugar. Cinnamon is also high in antioxidants and is a powerful immune booster. It is anti-fungal and anti-viral. Extracts of cinnamon are being used to combat avian influenza and swine flu in hospitals in Israel.
Herbs for Weight Loss #4 Turmeric
Turmeric is a potent antioxidant. It is anti-tumour and fights free radical damage. It boosts the immune system and increases metabolism. Curcumin, one of turmeric’s most thoroughly studied active ingredients, reduces the formation of fat tissue by suppressing the blood vessels needed to form it and therefore may contribute to lower body fat and body weight gain.
To make the capsules, mix the ingredients. Follow the directions that came with your capsule machine to fill the capsules. I’m using “0” size capsules and the “0” size capsule machine.
Capsule Connection, CAPSULE FILLER MACHINE FOR SIZE “0”
The Capsule Machine filler plus 1000 “0” size Capsule Connection Gelatin Capsules
Buy your powdered herbs locally from a store with a high turnover in organic spices and herbs, so that you know they are the freshest possible. If you don’t have a local source of certified organic herbs and spices, I highly recommend Mountain Rose Herbs.
Swallow these down with green tea, ACV in water, or kombucha – 2 to 3 capsules before meals, 3 times a day. Don’t forget to exercise for 30 minutes a day and let me know how it works for you. It should make you feel a little flushed and if it does, you know it’s working.
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One of the side effects of these herbal capsules for weight loss is managing your blood pressure naturally. Cinnamon, turmeric, cayenne, and ginger normalize blood sugar, strengthen the heart and blood vessels, as well as help you metabolize body fat for energy, and increase your metabolic rate. Herbs are just one part of a holistic way to manage your blood pressure naturally.