Homeopathic Remedies for Weight Loss

Updated April 17, 2017

Losing weight is generally correlated with maintaining a healthy diet and following a rigorous exercise program. This process can be supplemented with homeopathic remedies that can help individuals lose weight by calming cravings and improving metabolism.


Generally found as a gel to heal wounds, aloe also is renowned for its ability to produce bowel movements and cleanse the body, which is helpful during weight loss.


A powerful remedy for individuals who have a constant feeling of hunger as well as for menopausal women, graphites can improve digestion and metabolism. Graphites can be taken between meals to lessen cravings.

Calcarea Carbonica

A powerful herbal stimulant used to control cravings and calm the nerves, calcarea carbonica can increase metabolism when dieting.


For feelings of anxiety and nervousness when dieting, ignatia can ease tension and overeating, specifically of sweets.

Nux Vomica

Many dieters use Nux vomica, especially those who tend to overindulge in food and drinking. Nux vomica calms the intense desire for food and puts the individual at ease.


Properties in lycopodium can induce the metabolism to work faster and with the liver in the production of bile. Lycopodium is specifically for individuals who crave sweets.

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