There are many weight loss products in the market. Many weight lose products like Acai berry products are very well known to the general public, thanks to its promotion by many celebrities like Oprah Winfrey. But there are many more products which are as good as Acai berry products if not better and one of such product is hoodia gordonii.
Hoodia gordonii is a leafless spiny desert plant that grows naturally South Africa and Namibia in the deserts. Hoodia gordonii was discovered by Colonel Robert Jacob Gordon (so named gordonii) in 1779 in and around Orange River. The hoodia plant was long known to the indigenous populations of Southern Africa (the Bushmen tribe) and was used for indigestion and minor infections. But to the modern men hoodia gordonii is not known for use in these ailments. It is known to the modern men as appetite suppressant. The discovery of hoodia gordonii as appetite suppressant was possible because the plant flesh was eaten by the Bushmen tribe during long hunting trips to the Kalahari Desert to suppress hunger.
The active ingredient that cause the suppression of appetite is known as P57 and it was isolated by South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in 1977 and patented in 1996.
While buying hoodia gordonii you should always try to get the best of unique hoodia and do not try to get it cheap because you will not get the best of is hoodia gordonii at cheap rate. So if you want to lose weight by using hoodia gordonii get the best of the product for the best result.