Chickweed is a common herb in the United States which does much the same thing. It reduces your appetite drastically, though some people report it actually
makes you feel as if you're full from a meal which could be considered slightly different.
Chickweed is very high in Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, and potassium, and helps carry out toxins from your blood. This herb is also excellent for a variety of skin problems, and has been used to treat acne, boils, burns and many other ailments over the years.
Dandelion is another excellent herb to add to your daily weight loss
regimine. This herb is most well known for it's liver cleansing effects. It too is quite high in vitamins and minerals, and it helps correct low blood pressure, build energy, and build endurance.
Safflowers or Saffron are herbs which help with digestion. Helping your body to digest foods properly, and eliminate them properly from your body as well, helps with losing weight too. These herbs soothe the digestional tract, helps heal the walls of the intestines, relieves gas, is a mild diuretic, and produces a mild laxative reaction in your bowels too.
Hoodia Gordonii is a plant found in South Africa which has gotten a lot of attention in the past few years. This plant has compounds which naturally supress your appetite. In fact, some studies done show the people have reduced their caloric intake by as much as 2000 calories a day when using Hoodia, with no ill side effects.
There is little to no information so far however, about whether Hoodia also has other health and medicinal properties.
Licorice Root is an herb which helps stimulate and regulate your adrenal glands. Since these produce adrenalin in your body, regulating them helps control your energy levels. This herb also acts as a mild tonic for your intestinal tract, an important part of your body which aids in losing weight.
Gota Kola is an excellent herb for treating depression, melancholy, and low energy issues. It's thought of as a memory herb, because it stimulates circulation to your brain. This stimulation helps your memory improve over time, but this stimulation also helps fight against depression, sadness, and general negative mental attitudes that can be so common when trying to lose weight.
Gota Kola also strengthens the heart and helps balance hormones and your nervous system, all of which contribute to helping lift your mood. Having an excellent mental attitude is one of the best ways to successfully stick with a good weight loss plan.
When Gota Kola is combined with Cayenne and Ginseng, it's considered to be a fantastic "pick me up" for both mood and energy.
Kelp is an herb which can help with weight loss efforts too, because it helps regulate your thyroid. Sometimes people who have problems losing weight easily, have an imbalance of some kind with their thyroid, and regulating that can help. Kelp is also quite high in natural vitamins and minerals, which can help contribute additional energy and an overall wellness feeling while you're dieting.
Black Walnut hulls are often used for killing and expelling parasites in the body. Many people that have problems losing weight, often find after trying natural remedies, that they were having problems losing that weight because of parasites inside their body. This herb is also useful for balancing blood sugar levels though, which is known to help with weight loss efforts. Additional, black walnut will act as food for your nerves and muscles, and is high in potassium, iodine, and manganese - all of which help to provide you with more energy while dieting.
Hawthorne is another herb which helps with energy, because it produces natural adrenaline. This herb is also excellent for strengthening and regulating the heart, plus reducing blood pressure. It's considered a great choice for anyone under a lot of stress too.
Note: Some statements in this article may not be
approved by the FDA. This article is for informational purposes only and
should not be taken as professional medical advice.