Q. What is Caralluma Fimbriata?
A. Caralluma fimbriata, is an edible cactus found in India shown to suppress hunger, enhance physical endurance, burn fat, and improve muscle tone. Has been used for centuries to help tribes survive famine, drought, food shortage, and long hunting trips. Commonly referred to as ‘famine food’ for its unique ability to stave off hunger! Traditionally, Indian tribes chewed chunks of caralluma to keep from being hungry during a long hunt
Q. How does Caralluma work? How do you lose weight with Caralluma?
A. Caralluma Fimbriata contains important phytochemicals that may block the enzymes responsible for breaking down and producing fatty acids in the body. When these enzymes are blocked, they can’t form fat, which in turn makes the body go to its fat stores for energy.
Q. What are the side effects of Caralluma?
A. Caralluma seems to be safe for most people when 500 mg of the extract is taken twice daily for up to 60 days. The long-term safety is not known. Caralluma might cause some mild side effects such as stomach upset, intestinal gas, constipation, and stomach pain. These side effects usually go away after a week of use.
Q. What is the recommended dose for Caralluma? How much Caralluma do I take? What dosage does Dr Oz recommend?
A. Take 50mg 2 times a day. Once before breakfast and once before dinner.
Q.What do I look for when I buy Caralluma? What brand of Caralluma do I buy?
A. When purchasing Caralluma make sure to look for 10 to 1 extract (10:1), which means it takes 10 pounds of cactus to create 1 pound of pure potent powder. Make sure you buy pure vegetarian capsules with no binders, fillers, or “other” ingredients.
Q. How fast does Caralluma work? Does Caralluma work right away? How long does Caralluma take to work?
A. Give Caralluma or any other supplement at least 24 hours to get in your system. If you do not experience any changes in appetite within 2 weeks, this supplement may not be right for you. It may not work for everyone.
Q. How long can I take Caralluma? How long is it safe to take Caralluma?
A. Taking Caralluma or any other dietary supplement is not recommended for long term use. Most of these supplements have been tested on individuals for 60 days to 6 months. The long term effects of this or any other dietary supplement is not known because they are not usually tested for long periods of time.
Q. Is Caralluma safe to take for weight loss?
A. Based on centuries of use Caralluma is considered safe if you follow the recommended dose on the bottle. Do not take more than recommended. More does not mean it will work better or faster! Please follow the directions and speak to your doctor before taking this or any other dietary supplement.
Q. Has Caralluma worked for anyone? Does Caralluma really work?
A. Caralluma Fimbriata was found to significantly suppress appetite, reduce waist circumference and increase weight loss in adults who took the supplement over a 4 week period. On average, the participants lost 7.5 pounds and 2 inches off of their waist circumference.