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Benefits of Udhvarthanam

Did you know the ayurvedic treatment for reducing weight?  

          The ayurvedic treatment for reducing weight has a long tradition rooting to ancient history. The daily routine is always packed with hectic schedules and we ourselves are busy with chores and duties. where is time to pay heed to health? This is the course of our life. Majority of the population suffers from obesity and overweight. There are different reasons including unhealthy eating habits and love for fatty foods.  Some of them are not aware of the health problems as well as cosmetic problems caused due to obesity. At Ayurlife, we have an expert team to help you control weight and excess fat from the body.

  Choose the best Ayurvedic doctor  

 Udwarthanam treatment is always guided by one of the best ayurvedic doctor’s presence. Ayurveda is an ancient healing system originated and developed in India rooted 3,000 years ago and made its place. The Sanskrit word Ayurveda is originated from the words ‘ayuh’ meaning longevity. The latter Veda meaning science or sacred knowledge in Sanskrit. It mainly focuses on the holistic well being of humans. It encompasses the philosophical, emotional layers of human life. It advocates a way of life incorporating the natural world to lead a healthy, happy life. The goals of Ayurveda are mainly two; the first is to maintain balanced health and the latter is the treatment of diseases.  This blog briefly discusses the Udwarthanam treatment in Ayurveda and how it reduces weight loss.

ayurvedic treatment for reducing weight

Obesity and Overweight

World health organization defines obesity as “ excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. Overweight and obesity are major risk factors for a number of chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Once considered a problem only in high-income countries, overweight and obesity are now dramatically on the rise in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings” 

The major cause of the following diseases is obesity or overweight.

  • A major cause of type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension 
  • Heart Disease
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases

Restorative Massage –  Udwarthanam

Udwarthanam is one of the ancient healing system rooted in Ayurveda for weight loss or excess weight. It is performed by an experienced ayurvedic therapist. It is a massage involves herbal powders and oils. It is deep-rooted and the outcome is always evident. It is a panchakarma therapy involving full body massage in an upward direction. Panchakarma and weight loss are interrelated. The pressure is applied in different postures using powders. Experienced therapists rub herbal powders and oil into the body. As a result, body fat breaks down under pressure. Hot oil and rubbing melt body fat and its beneficial in many ways. The massage lasts for 15 to 45 minutes and afterwards half an hour rest is assured. It is generally called as Ayurvedic body scrub using lepam. Undergoing this will be beneficial for obese people. If you are facing obesity, it will be beneficial for undergoing Udwarthanam massage. Ayurlife Ayurvedic, one of the pioneers in Udwarthanam massage is happy to lend you hands in this venture. 

ayurvedic treatment for reducing weightBenefits 

Full body massage itself helps to rectify many skin problems. It assists in reducing many skin diseases as well as other diseases such as indigestion, sclerosis of blood vessels and diabetic neuropathy. The massage involves hot oil and herbal powder, which melts excessive muscle fat. Besides, massaging your body improves blood circulation and it, in turn, controls blood pressure. There are some dead cells in our skin. These cells can be rejuvenated using massage. It will reduce skin odour and can give a good tone to your skin. Thus, reactivating the sense of touch. You can also enjoy balanced metabolism. It also helps in removing Kapha dosha from the body. These are some of the benefits of this treatment. The result will have variation according to different bodies. We have three types of dosha.

In some diseases, incorporating Udwarthanam may bring better results.

Motor neuron disorders

Parkinson’s disease

Muscular dystrophy

Multiple sclerosis

Hemiplegia, cerebral palsy


Rheumatoid arthritis

Obesity, diabetes Very effective in Atisthoulya (Obesity), weight reduction, Srothorodhas (closures/constriction of the vital body channels) and Oedema due to improper blood supply (hypothyroidism and anaemia).

Likewise, at certain conditions, it is not advisable such as

 Wounds, bruised body, burns

Psoriasis, eczema


Children under the age of 10

Ayurvedic Healthcare

We here at Ayurlife, being one of the prominent ayurvedic healthcare guides you to get control of your weight and lose excess fat. We all like to lead a healthy, happy life. A balanced diet and regular exercise will help us to become fit. Using Udwarthanam therapy, you can be relaxed, fit and positive. A healthy life is the best wealth we can ever possess.

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