For centuries man has seen the necessity to reduce weight. The need for reducing appetite has been there since time immemorial. In those days synthetic drugs were not available. People had to rely on herbal plants for their medicinal requirements. Caralluma fimbriata is one such succulent plant from the cactus family which was used widely as an appetite suppressant. It was also believed to have a positive effect on the appetite control mechanism of the human brain. Traditional Indian medicine also known as Ayurveda believes in using plant extracts for preparing medicines to cure any known ailment on the earth. The experts believe that Ayurvedic medicine does not exhibit any side effects and similar is the case with Caralluma Fimbriata. This plant does not have any documented record of toxicity as well. This plant extract has been tested and patented by a company known as Gencor. The extract known in medicine circles as “Slimaluma” delivers the plant extract in a concentrated form.
This Slimaluma formula has also been used by one US Company in conjunction with EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea to prepare the GenaSlim supplement. The weight loss and appetite suppressant properties of Caralluma fimbriata has been confirmed by conducting requisite medical tests. The plant extract is also used as a thirst quencher and for increasing endurance. Since this is a plant extract there are no harmful steroids involved and hence are also popular among the athletic generation. The fact that these plant extracts have no documented record of side effects is the reason why these alternative medicines have become popular all over the world. The track record of this plant extract is exemplary and has been known to suppress appetite and encourage weight loss. This is a healthy way to reduce weight without use of any harmful steroids.