Numerous women are plagued with excess fat deposits in very specific parts of their body that even incessant dieting and exercise will not lessen. There is a treatment in Ayurveda, the Udwartana Therapy, which effectively reduces the fat collected around the abdomen and in the inner thighs of women due to nutritional disorders. The term Udwartana means to elevate or to promote. Udwartana is a stimulating and exfoliating therapy done using a specially prepared herbal powder. This powder is rubbed all over the body to slough off dead skin cells and help reduce subcutaneous fat.