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Product No. 5610
Hoodia gordonii, as featured on 60 Minutes, curbs the appetite and is the most effective natural appetite suppressant ever found. In addition, it is a natural mood enhancer to make you feel great. It is a food, not a drug. No identified negative side effects.
1 oz. Powder–30 day supply
100% Pure Hoodia gordonii powder. Pure Concentrated 20:1 specifications and analysis available
Proof of export permit required since October 2004 from South Africa
Pure 20:1 Concentrate (1/8 to 1/4 tsp) 3 times daily with juice, water or tea–1–month supply.
This herb has a natural bitter taste.
References and Research Info
Excellent results have been obtained by those who have used hoodia as part of a weight loss program.
The first scientific investigation of the plant was conducted at South Africa's National Laboratory because Bushmen were known to eat hoodia. "What they found was, when they fed hoodia to animals, they lost weight," says Dr. Richard Dixie, who heads Phytopharm's project to develop weight-loss products based on hoodia. It took South Africa's National Laboratory 30 years to isolate and identify the specific appetite-suppressing ingredient in hoodia.
Phytopharm has spent more than $20 million dollars so far on research, including clinical trials with obese volunteers.
What Does Hoodia Do?
Hoodia is an appetite suppressant. Scientists at CSIR and Phytofarm, researching the plant to find ways to patent it and its applications, have identified a chemical compound called P57. P57 acts on the glucose receptors in the brain to fool the brain into thinking it is full. P57 apparently is 10,000 times stronger in its interaction with the glucose receptors than glucose itself.
Therefore, small amounts of hoodia can make the brain think that you've eaten satisfactory amounts of food. Hoodia doesn't work on your stomach to reduce your hunger. It works on your brain. The results are amazing. Subjects given hoodia lost their appetite and consumed 1,000 calories a day less that those in the control group. To put that in perspective, the average American man consumes about 2,600 calories a day; a woman about 1,900. "If you take this natural herb every day, the desire to eat goes away."