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Hoodia - 60 capsules - Herbal Collection

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hoodia Powder - 60 capsules - Herbal Collection

 Hoodia gordonii


    TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

    May help with

     

    • fat burning
    • weight loss

    INFORMATION

    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Hoodia

     

    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

     

    Translation in English by Google Translate  (go to the page of the source linked | on Chrome cellphones go on the 3 dots on the top right and select translate in your preferred language | on laptop right click your mouse and select option translate when hoovering on the page

     

    plant name

     

    hoodia

     

    International Latin denomination

     

    Hoodia sp., Hoodia gordonii

     

    botanical family

     

    Apocynaceae

     

    Description and habitat

     

    • Thorny succulent plant about 50 cm high, having the appearance of a cactus, angular stems adorned with regular rows of brown thorns
    • Native to Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Kalahari Desert
    • Flowers 80 to 100 mm in diameter, corolla fused with five lobes, light purple in color

     

    History and tradition

     

    • Rare and protected plant (listed since January 2005 in appendix II of the CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) like all species of the genus Hoodia )

     

    Parts used

     

    • Aerial part

     

    Dosage forms available

     

    Usual dosages

     

    Composition

     

    Main components of the plant

     

     

    Main components of buds or young shoots

     

    Main components of essential oil

     

    Properties

     

    Plant properties

     

    • Decreased appetite
    • P57: compound for the treatment of obesity
      • P57 would be a molecule 10,000 times more active than glucose in inducing satiety

     

    Bud properties

     

    Properties of essential oil

     

    Directions

     

    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

     

    • Overeating obesity

     

    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

     

    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

     

    Known or suspected mode of action

     

    • P57 would induce satiety (molecule presented as 10,000 times more active than glucose)

     

    Usual formulations

     

    Regulations

     

    Possible side effects and precautions for use

     

    Bibliographic references

     

    1. Go↑ Shukla YJ, Pawar RS, Ding Y, Li XC, Ferreira D, Khan IA. Pregnane glycosides from Hoodia gordonii. Phytochemistry. 2009 Mar;70(5):675-83. PMID 19303614
    2. Go↑ Avula B, Wang YH, Pawar RS, Shukla YJ, Khan IA. Chemical fingerprinting of Hoodia species and related genera: chemical analysis of oxypregnane glycosides using high-performance liquid chromatography with UV detection in Hoodia gordonii. J AOAC Int. 2007 Nov-Dec;90(6):1526-31. PMID 18193728
    3. Go↑ Dall'Acqua S, Innocenti G. Steroidal glycosides from Hoodia gordonii. Steroids. 2007 Jun;72(6-7):559-68. PMID 17485103
    • Avula B, Wang YH, Pawar RS, Shukla YJ, Schaneberg B, Khan IA. Determination of the appetite suppressant P57 in Hoodia gordonii plant extracts and dietary supplements by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (LC-MSD-TOF) and LC-UV methods. J AOAC Int. 2006 May-Jun;89(3):606-11. http://www.atypon-link.com/AOAC/doi/abs/10.5555/jaoi.89.3.606
    • MacLean DB, Luo LG. Increased ATP content/production in the hypothalamus may be a signal for energy-sensing of satiety: studies of the anorectic mechanism of a plant steroidal glycoside. Brain Res. 2004 Sep 10;1020(1-2):1-11. http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=annonceN&cpsidt=16065010
    • van Heerden FR, Marthinus Horak R, Maharaj VJ, Vleggaar R, Senabe JV, Gunning PJ. An appetite suppressant from Hoodia species. Phytochemistry. 2007 Oct;68(20):2545-53. Epub 2007 Jul 2. PMID 17603088
    • Avula B, Wang YH, Pawar RS, Shukla YJ, Schaneberg B, Khan IA. Determination of the appetite suppressant P57 in Hoodia gordonii plant extracts and dietary supplements by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (LC-MSD-TOF) and LC-UV methods. J AOAC Int. 2006 May-Jun;89(3):606-11. PMID 16792058

    CAUTION

    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.

     

    This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
     

    If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

     

    This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

     

    This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

     

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