How does Hoodia work?
A chemical in hoodia called P57 is thought to decrease feelings of hunger. But it is not known if hoodia has this effect when used in people.
Are there safety concerns?
There isn't enough information to know if hoodia is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
: Not enough is known about the use of hoodia during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Dosing considerations for Hoodia.
The appropriate dose of hoodia depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for hoodia. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.