You’ve probably heard all the buzz over hoodia gordonii, but what about Caralluma fimbriata? Sure, it’s a little more difficult to pronounce, but it has more benefits than hoodia when it comes to weight loss.

Caralluma fimbriata has added benefits over hoodia in their weight loss formula. Let’s look at what hoodia does and then discuss the benefits of choosing a weight loss caralluma over hoodia.

Hoodia is a succulent from South Africa that suppresses appetite by mimicking blood glucose. Your brain signals hunger when your blood glucose levels drop. If you take hoodia, the compound p57 (contained in hoodia) resembles blood glucose, and therefore, hunger is not signalled.

Sounds great, right? Why look any further? Well, beyond appetite control, what are some other factors in weight loss? What about burning fat or increasing energy levels? Caralluma does a better job than hoodia to suppress appetite and MORE.

Caralluma fimbriata has been used for centuries in India as food and also to stave off hunger during times of famine. It is a popular plant that is used in cooking and condiments such as chutneys. It has also been used in Ayurvedic medicine to improve energy levels as well as for weight loss. There are no known side effects.

So, we already know that this cactus can help control your appetite, but what else? Unlike hoodia found in many weight loss supplements, Caralluma fimbriata also helps burn fat.

It blocks several enzymes that are in charge of fat formation. By doing this, your body burns more fat and stores less. Hoodia does not have this same benefit. As we get a bit older, burning fat becomes more difficult. Proper diet and exercise are important in a weight loss plan. The makers of Caralluma Burn were also pleased with the abundance of this cactus. Hoodia has grown scarce due to the popularity. This led to black markets and the attempt by the South African government to protect hoodia and limit the sale via strict trade regulations. All of this drove up the price of hoodia.

Not only that, but because of the high demand, high prices and low supply, many supplement companies found themselves being conned into buying fake hoodia or very low quality hoodia. Caralluma Burn decided to avoid this all together and purchase the very abundant, highly available Caralluma fimbriata.

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What are Caralluma Fimbriata Side Effects?

by admin on October 18, 2010

Caralluma fimbriata is safe to consume at recommended doses based

on the following:

1. the cactus has been in the food chain of India for years and has not been associated with any significant adverse side effects.

2. Caralluma fimbriata is listed in the Wealth of India as a famine food and by various individuals on the internet as a safe-to-consume food

3. various testimonial by doctors and scientists confirm to its safety.

4. testimonial by individuals who regularly consume the product describe its safety

5. the daily dose of the extract contains the same concentration of ingredients as commonly eaten daily in the raw vegetable

6. a study to determine LD50 did not disclose toxicity, and it was reported that the LD50 exceeded 5g/kg

7. two clinical studies composed of 44 individuals consuming the extract  reveal no adverse events.

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Effect of Caralluma Fimbriata Plant Extract on Appetite – a Case Study

October 17, 2010

Caralluma fimbriata an edible cactus, used by tribal Indians to suppress hunger and enhance endurance. The effect of Caralluma extract was assessed in overweight individuals by a placebo controlled randomized trial. Fifty adult men and women (25–60 years) with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 25 kg/m2 were randomly assigned into a placebo or [...]

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Caralluma Fimbriata Common Names

October 15, 2010

Caralluma Fimbriata Family: Asclepiadaceae Here are the local common names of Caralluma Fimbriata Kalli mooliyan, kallimudayan ( tamil) Karallamu (Telegu) Yugmaphallottama (Sanskrit) Ranshabar, makad shenguli, shindala makadi ( marathi)

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Caralluma Fimbriata Ingredients

October 3, 2010

Caralluma fimbriata is a succulent plant in the family Apocynaceae. It has been eaten in rural India for centuries, raw, as a vegetable with spices, or preserved in chutneys and pickles, and is often found as a roadside shrub or boundary marker. The Caralluma genus is one of edible cacti, which includes several species, many [...]

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What is Caralluma Fimbriata?

September 26, 2010

Caralluma fimbriata is a succulent plant in the family Apocynaceae. It has been eaten in rural India for centuries, raw, as a vegetable with spices, or preserved in chutneys and pickles, and is often found as a roadside shrub or boundary marker. The Caralluma genus is one of edible cacti, which includes several species, many [...]

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