Hoodia is a genus of succulent plants in the family Apocynaceae that is widely used traditionally by the San
people of southern Africa as an appetite suppressant, thirst quencher and as a cure for severe abdominal cramps,
haemorrhoids, tuberculosis, indigestion, hypertension and diabetes.
Recent press reports from various large media outlets such as 60 minutes, BBC, and ABC News have shone a light on
Hoodia's long standing positive appetite suppressing effects.
“Imagine this: an organic pill that kills the appetite and attacks obesity.
It has no known side-effects, and contains a molecule that fools your brain into believing you are full. ”
“The plant is said to have a feel-good almost aphrodisiac quality, and I have to say, we felt good.”
- BBC News Report
The San Bushmen of the Kalahari, one of the world's oldest and most primitive tribes, has been eating the Hoodia
for thousands of years, to stave off hunger during long hunting trips. Hoodia is derived from Hoodia gordonii (Masson)
Sweet ex Decne. of the dogbane family (Apocynaceae), a succulent plant that grows primarily in Namibia as well as in
northwestern parts of South Africa.
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Supplement Facts on Hoodia:
Hoodia is a genus of succulent plants in the family Apocynaceae. Hoodia gordonii looks like a cactus, but is actually a succulent from the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. Bushmen from the area have been using Hoodia for centuries to help ward off hunger during long trips in the desert.
What is in each bottle of Hoodia:
- 60 or 90 capsules per bottles - 750 mg per capsule
- Each capsule contains 750 mg of pure hoodia gordonii powder
- Inactive Ingredients: Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate and Stearic Acid.
- The most effective natural appetite suppressant ever!
- Curbs your appetite almost immediately!
- Keeps you from thinking about food!
- Proven results!
- 100% Natural – No Adverse Side Effects!
Take 1 - 3 capsules with a large glass of water about 1 hour before each meal. While some clients notice appetite suppressant within the first few days of usage, please allow up to 14 days to see the full appetite suppressant effect of hoodia.
Hoodia Gordonii - plant that requires temperatures of 50-61°F in order to gro. The Hoodia plant is native to the Kalahari Desert region of Southern Africa, and is considered food by the San Tribe (or San), who call it Xhoba.
Botanical Basic Data of hoodia: Hoodia cactus, Hoodia Gordonii Botanical
Source: Hoodia cactus, Hoodia Gordonii; Hoodia Gordinii cactus;
Scientific Name: Hoodia gordonii Sweet, Opuntia dillenii (Ker Gawl.) Haw.
Common Names: hoodia
Synonym: Cactus dillenii, Opuntia stricta var. dillenii, Opuntia anahuacensis, Opuntia atrocapensis, Gpuntia melanosperma, Cpuntia nitens, Gpuntia zebrine
Part Used: stem plant of Hoodia Gordonii cactus Family: Asclepiadaceae (Cactaceae)
Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 10-l 1
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 28” F (-2' C) Sun Exposure: Light shade, morning sun
Origin: Southwestern Africa or other desert living circumstance.
Growth Habits: Succulent, forming clumps of 12 inches tall, 12 inches wide (30 by 30 cm)
Propagation: Cuttings Hoodia Cactus is a succulent in the family Asclepiadaceae.
It forms multi-stemmed clumps 4Scm (18 in) high and bears unpleasant-smelling, pale purple disc-shaped flowers 7.5-1Ocm (3-4 in) in diameter. . W . The Hoodia plant Hoodia is a genus in the Asclepiadaceae family. There are approximately 20 species in the genus. The unusual flowers are fiat and saucer- like in shape and red, purple to brown or mottled dark yellow in colour. Flowers form prolifically near the stem tips in summer. The short stems are many angled with white spikes appearing at short intervals on each angle.