Interesting facts about Hoodia

Hoodia is a natural appetite suppressant, which is gaining attention as a powerful weapon in the struggle against weight loss and obesity. Hoodia was introduced in the market very recently in year 2004.

Here are some facts about Hoodia that one should know: Hoodia gordonii resembles like a cactus, but actually it is a succulent from Kalahari Desert of southern Africa. Hoodia gordonii is not a drug. It is absolutely an herb. Some pharmaceuticals companies are trying to isolate "P57" appetite suppressing molecule to create a pharmaceutical drug in the near future. Gordonii variant of Hoodia only has the appetite suppressant characteristics. Hoodia empowers your brain making you think that you have taken food and make you feel full. Hoodia may work very quickly or may take long period depending on person to person. Hoodia Gordonii has no known side effects. Hoodia is safe for all people. In older time people used Hoodia to fight hunger and thirst during long journeys in the deserts of Kalahari. How Does Hoodia Work?Hoodia Gordonii contains a magic molecule called as P57, which act on nerve cells like glucose molecule and make the brain feel full. A clinical research performed in Britain showed that Hoodia gordonii could reduce appetite by more than hundred of calories a day.

How Quickly Hoodia will work?Some people feel the effect just after 20 to 30 minutes. In some cases it was up to two to three weeks. Mainly effects will include:

Feeling full more quickly. A delay in the time after eating before hunger sets in again. General feeling of well being. Reduced interest in food. As it will help you reduce calorie intake means it will surely help you in weight loss.