Obesity & Homoeopathic treatment

Obesity is one big health issue that is a reason for distress for people of all age groups . 

 There is no miracle cure for obesity ,though Homoeopathy has been successfully employed as a mode of treatment for many years now in Europe & South Asia .

 Homoeopathic treatment for losing weight is constitutional . It requires a detailed case history of the patient, which is evaluated for selection of suitable constitutional remedy .

Homoeopathy attempts to correct digestive disorders improve metabolism and help in easy elimination –the three main pre requisites for reducing weight . 

Unlike conventional medications that restrict the absorption of nutrients or induce a feeling of fullness , homoeopathic drugs treat the symptoms that cause weight gain . 

There are no such homoeopathic supplements for weight loss neither is there any homoeopathic diet for weight loss. 

One should always remember proper diet & excercise regime is needed along with the medication to achieve desired weight loss .In fact exercise and diet control along with homoeopathic medicine accentuate the weight loss .

Homoeopathic medicine are not fat dissolving by nature . They work by stimulating your body’s metabolism to burn more fat .


Obesity is  most commonly caused by combination of excessive food energy intake ,lack of physical activity ,and genetic susceptibility .

 Hypothyroidism ,Depression ,slow activity of intestines&sedentary life style . Women with polycyclic ovarian disease & those around menopausal age are prone to weight gain.

Here are some of the commonly prescribed homoeopathic medicines .One should keep in mind that remedies are suited to each persons unique nature .If you have serious health concern or not sure which remedy suits you please seek the help of professional homoeopath for guidance .

HOmoeopathic Remedies 

Ignatia &Natrum mur -where depresssion has lead to obesity and excessive weight gain 

Calcarea carb & Lycopodium for those who have gained excessive weight due to hypothyroidism 

Alumina &Nux vomica for obesity when intestinal functioning could  be the reason 

Graphites & sepia  for women who have gained excess weight around menopause 

Calcarea carb , Natrum mur ,pulsatilla and sepia for obese women who suffer from poly cystic ovarian disease 

Lycopodium &Natrum mur for obese person having excess fat in thigh and buttock area 

Ammonium carb & Antimonium crudum for overweight person having excess fat in upper body as compared to legs that are thin 

Antimonium crudum Baryta carb , & calcarea carb for weight loss in obese children

Calcarea carb -for post pregnancy weight gain .

Ficus  vesiculosus -reduces weight by speeding up process of burning up fat tissue .

Phytollaca mother tincture -reduces weight by increasing metabolic rate 

Losing weight is not about looking good but being healthy . Homoeopathy helps in doing so safely, surely ,& systematically so that the weight that comes off stays off .. 

Author: minal03

Homoeopathic Doctor ,an artist, Food blogger

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