Subchronic and reproductive toxicity of whole dried Hoodia parviflora aerial parts in the rat

published at Food and Chemical Toxicology, Hoodia parviflora is being developed commercially for use in weight loss food and dietary supplement products. As part of the safety assessment process for H. parviflora, a freeze dried powder preparation was tested in a 90-day oral toxicity study with reproductive/recovery component in rats. Groups of 10 male and female …read more >>

Efficacy and acceptance of a commercial Hoodia parviflora product for support of appetite and weight control in a consumer trial

Species of Hoodia Sweet ex Decne., family Apocynaceae, a southern African succulent plant, that grow in the Israeli desert, have been recognized for their appetite suppressing properties. Products that support appetite and weight control have been developed in Israel from locally cultivated Hoodia spp. To study consumer acceptance, efficacy of, and tolerance for a frozen product based on whole …read more >>

Genotoxicity of Dried Hoodia Parviflora Aerial Parts

Published at Food and Chemical Toxicology Journal Hoodia parviflora is being developed commercially for use in weight loss food and dietary supplement products. Its effects are ascribed to a number of glycosides that have been shown to be present in plant extracts from several Hoodia species, the best known of which is H. gordonii. H. parviflora has been …read more >>

The Connection between Weight Loss and Body Image

We live in a world obsessed about being thin. However, recent statistics show us that obesity is very high. Building a healthy body image takes time and patience. You need to find the right diet for you .Having a better body image could be a real incentive to lose weight faster. It is important to …read more >>

Market Research

Everyone knows you must control eating to lose weight. Desert Labs asked 111 women who wanted to lose weight and solve their dieting problems without disrupting their lifestyle to try the frozen Hoodiaparviflora for 40 days… Tests Summary


Hoodia Origins and why Desert Labs Hoodia, For thousands of years the Hoodia  plant has been eaten by an ancient African tribe, the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert, to ward off hunger and maintain energy during long hunting trips. They shave the spines from the skin of this succulent cactus like plant and consume …read more >>