Ayurslim is a weight loss pill made with natural ingredients that are meant to sustain weight loss. The brand also claims it can help get rid of fat deposits in the arteries, while postponing cardiovascular issues.
They do provide a clinical study, which was done on the entire formula, which they themselves financed. Other benefits that are mentioned include the reduction of sugar cravings, increased metabolism, use of fatty acids as energy, and reduced triglycerides and cholesterol. Many claims are made about Ayurslim but are any of them true? Is this brand well reviewed and have customers experienced weight loss? The answer to that and more is available in this comprehensive review.
|Garcinia Cambogia||Balsamodendron Mukul||Gymnema Sylvestre||Terminalia Chebula|
|Trigonella Foenum Graeceum Seed|
Balsamodendron Mukul: Tree sap also known as guggul, it’s used to increase thyroid function and reduce obesity. Examine.com adds that in terms of weight loss:
“not effective for…(fat loss)
Side effects are possible as well:
Drug.com also adds that:
“Clinical trails are lacking to provide dosage guidelines”
So it’s unknown what would be considered a safe dose. This can further increase the overall risk for unwanted side effects. It’s also important to note, that this ingredient is used in Ayurvedic medicine in parts of India, since the company is from India, it’s possible there is a bias in using this ingredient.
Gymnema Silvestre: Herb used as a way to regulate blood sugar levels.
Terminalia Chebula: A tree native to Asia that’s used to treat many different symptoms. It simulates the heart and is used to regulate blood pressure. It’s not advised to take it without medical supervision. According to Web MD:
“It might affect your heart”
There’s’ not enough known about the overall safety. Therefore, Web MD has suggested to:
“avoid use until more is known”
It’s unknown if this ingredient is truly safe in short or long term use.
One often cited clinical study showed it to be incredibly effective for treating many things. However, this study was funded by the Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit in India, which can earn money off the sales of this ingredient. It’s possible for bias since this ingredient is often sourced in India.
Trigonella Foenum Graeceum: More commonly known as fenugreek, this plants seeds are used to regulate blood sugar and increase libido. Possible side effects may include:
There are also cases of it promoting early childbirth as well. This ingredient is also used to raise testosterone, though this effect can be damaging to both men and women. Live Strong.com mentions however that in terms of fenugreek promoting lean muscle mass, testosterone, and promoting a healthy immune system:
“fenugreek does none of these things”
The ingredients are all natural, however, only 2 of them are potentially useful.
Guggul and Terminalia Chebula haven’t been proven to promote weight loss. Also, these 2 ingredients and the added fenugreek can lead to side effects. This may cause severe digestive issues, nausea, vomiting, blood disorders, and diarrhea.
The company claims it’s safe to use and that there’s clinical studies that show they’re effective, but they fail to provide any unbiased studies.
Recent research into most of the ingredients show how they fail to produce any weight loss benefits.
No direct purchases are allowed, but the company does offer an interactive map where you can find the nearest locations. Still, one has to ask how much it costs, and there’s no set price to assure you won’t overpay.
One seller on Amazon sells a bottle for $29.23, it’s unknown if this is a standard or fair price. At the recommended 4 capsules a day, a 60 capsule bottle will cost:
$29.23/15= $1.54 for a daily serving.
This comes without a money back guarantee for either safety or effectiveness. Also, without a standard price it’s possible to pay in excess of what it’s truly worth. The ingredients such as Garcinia Cambogia aren’t explained as to how much Hydroxycitric acid they have, which is the key active ingredient.
Without much more information, it’s unknown what kind of an effect this supplement may have.
Though the ingredients are all natural, there’s still a possibility for side effects.
A chart is offered showing what the ideal weight is for men and women from 5’0 to 6’3. According to the company, if one surpasses this scale by up to 11 pounds, then it’s advised to supplement since it means one is obese and in need of supplementation.
However, the chart isn’t accurate, as it’s greatly exaggerated as to how it measures obesity.
According to them, a male who is 5’7 should be 151 pounds to not be considered obese.
According to Rush University Medical Center, up to 158 pounds would still be considered normal, and not at obese levels. However, this is considering an average BMI or body mass index, which does not apply for muscular people. Muscular people can have even more weight and still be considered healthy.
Therefore, the company advises even those at a healthy weight should supplement. There’s no need at this point, and it’s potentially dangerous to lose any more weigh if one is at a healthy range.
A clinical study for the entire Ayurslim formula is provided.
According to their funded study, 32 people who took this brand used the full-recommended amount for a 6-month period.
One major problem with this study is that it was only performed on a few amounts of people. Also, the company funded it, which means there could be a potential bias.
As you’ll see in the “Customer Opinions of Ayurslim” section, several customers didn’t experience similar results to what was found in their clinical study.
It’s claimed that people saw a weight reduction of 19 pounds in 6 months. This averages out to 2.66 pounds a month. It’s not incredibly impressive, but still, it is weight loss. However, only Garcinia Cambogia and Gymnema Sylvestre have been shown to help people lose weight in studies not funded by this company.
Trusting their clinical study is not advised since it’s possible for all the health claims to be exaggerated.
The owners are the Himalaya Drug Company can be reached via the following:
Phone Number: 91 80 23714444
The company is based in India and they’ve been around since 1930. Though they offer no money back guarantee, and they don’t suggest a price, thus making it impossible to know if you’re receiving a fairly priced supplement.
It’s also not made in a GMP or FDA certified facility. This process assures the supplement is made in a safe and secure facility, and that there’s accounting for the ingredients purity. Without this certification, the company is allowed to do their own safe keeping, which makes it impossible to know if they are producing their ingredients in a safe way that ensures purity.
70 reviews are available on Amazon.com, but outside this website there isn’t many customer opinions. The average customer had the following to day:
“felt giddy & had severe bout of diarrhea”
“Lot of side effects”
“Doesn’t work at all”
“Experienced stomach upset”
Not only was there a lack of weight loss for many people, but side effects were also listed. This included diarrhea, facial swelling, gas, bloating, breathing problems and stomach issues.
A lack of weight loss was commonly reported even from people who took it for long periods, and even with diet and exercise. This contradicts the clinical study the company funded, which claimed there were no side effects and that it promoted 19 pounds of weight loss in 6 months.
After reviewing Ayurslim, the following was clear:
Ayurslim contains many ingredients which clinical studies say don’t work. Customers also agree that there are no weight loss benefits seen, even in long term dosing and with added diet and exercise.
There’s also no money back return policy, and its unknown what a standard or fair price would be for this supplement. Without any sort of guarantee, one may potentially have to lose money and still not be able to lose weight.
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