What Are Your Options for Herbal Weight Loss Supplements?

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What Are Your Options for Herbal Weight Loss Supplements?

22 September 2020
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Ephedra was an herbal supplement obtained from an evergreen shrub native to China. It was often used as a weight-loss supplement but was banned by the FDA in 2004 after it was found to be associated with strokes and sudden deaths. Clearly, taking Ephedra for weight loss is not a good idea — but thankfully, there are other herbs that are helpful for weight loss and which have not been banned by the FDA.

Green Tea Extract

Green tea has long been touted for its health benefits, which can include weight loss. However, it is hard to drink the large amounts of green tea that experts recommend for these benefits. Green tea extract is a very concentrated green tea. It's most of the nutrients and compounds contained in green tea leaves without the fiber from the leaves. You can find it in capsule form in most health food stores.

Green tea extract is thought to help with weight loss by boosting your metabolism. It is also a great source of many vitamins and antioxidants; when these nutritional needs are met, you're likely to have fewer cravings that tempt you to overeat.

Raspberry Ketones

Raspberry ketones are an herbal supplement derived from the compounds that give raspberries their scent, so you will notice that this supplement smells distinctly like raspberries. These compounds are thought to help boost your resting metabolism, so you burn more calories just by sitting there. Taking raspberry ketones will also help encourage your body to burn more fat rather than breaking down muscle tissue. This supplement is thought to be most effective when you combine it with a good exercise routine.


Glucomannan is an herbal supplement derived from a certain type of yam. It is very high in fiber, so it helps you lose weight largely by making you feel more full. It can also help your body absorb less fat from the other foods that you eat. Glucomannan comes in capsules, and you should take it with plenty of water a few minutes before eating a meal. As it does not raise your metabolism or heart rate, it is a very good weight loss supplement for people with high blood pressure and heart issues.

Even though Ephedra is dangerous and banned, there are other herbal weight loss supplements that are safer and effective. Talk to your doctor to learn more about herbal weight loss supplements for sale. 

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