Top 5 Herbs for Weight Loss

4. Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia cambogia is a metabolic stimulant and appetite suppressant that burns fat and aids in digestion.

To use:

  • Take 500 mg. three times a day, for no more than eight weeks.

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5. Gymnema Sylvestre

Gymnema can reduce sugar cravings and help balance blood sugar. It is thought to block glucose receptors in the gut as well, preventing the absorption of sugar.

Do not take gymnema if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, allergic to milkweed, or taking antidepressants or medication for diabetes. You should also avoid it if you're taking St. John's Wort, willow bark, or aspirin. Be sure to consult your health care practitioner before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle.

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