Caralluma Fimbriata Review

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Caralluma Fimbriata is a succulent star shaped plant that has been eaten in rural India for centuries. It is eaten raw as a vegetable, with spices or preserved in chutneys or pickles. It is also traditionally known in India as a famine food since it supposedly suppresses hunger and appetite. As a result of this, manufacturers of weight loss products are becoming increasingly interested in Caralluma Fimbriata and we are beginning to see it as a featured ingredient used by some weight loss supplements.


Caralluma Fibrianta is not the name of a weight loss supplement, but rather the name of an ingredient, which has captured the interest of manufacturers of weight loss supplements.

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Caralluma Fimbriata is being increasingly compared to the wildly popular appetite suppressant Hoodia Gordinii. Hoodia Gordinii is, of course, a cactus that has become an extremely common ingredient in weight loss products. Hoodia Gordinii is used by tribesmen in South Africa to stave off hunger while they are hunting, and it is for these reason that Caralluma Fimbriata is said to have similar properties. This Indian plant is also used by tribesmen in India to stave off hunger while on long hunting trips. Caralluma Fimbrita is thought by some weight loss manufacturers to be the perfect alternative as a weight loss ingredient to the now banned metabolic stimulant Ephedrine. A small clinical trial carried out in India has shown that Caralluma Fimbrita does have modest appetite suppressing qualities. One of the main weight loss products that contains Caralluma Fimbriata is a product called Slimaluma. Slimaluna can be ordered from online stores and costs $19.99 for sixty capsules.

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  • Weight loss products containing Caralluma Fimbriata can be ordered online.
  • It is traditionally used in India as an appetite suppressant.
  • Information about Caralluma Fimbriata can be found online.


  • Caralluma Fimbriata is still a very new ingredient, meaning that its long-term effects are still uncertain.
  • There has not been enough detailed research or clinical trials carried out regarding Caralluma Fimbriata.
  • There is no proof that Caralluma Fimbriata is superior to other weight loss ingredients on the market.
  • Doctors are currently weary of appetite suppressants and there are concerns that heavy users may miss out on necessary nutrition.


Manufacturers of weight loss products are becoming increasingly enthusiastic as regards Caralluma Fimbriata. Some diet experts, however, urge caution as they say that there simply has not been enough research carried out on Caralluma Fimbriata. No one wants to see a repeat of the recent ephedrine recall. Doctors say that although some clinical trials to date have shown modest appetite suppressing benefits there is no evidence that the small amount of Caralluma Fimbriata present in some products is actually enough to yield weight loss benefits. Best to wait and see what further research into Caralluma Fimbriata turns up.

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6 User Reviews about Caralluma Fimbriata

  • 1
    Your Name

    I gained 1 lb. in a week. It doesn’t suppress my appetite at all. I walk every day for an hour and I still havn’t lost any weight.
    I too was sent 5 bottles when I wanted to try 1 and just pay the shipping charge.
    I called my Visa and they are going to look into it.


  • 2

    I have taken an entire bottle and have not lost an ounce. I have a really bad taste in my mouth concerning this co. and the way they conduct business. First of all I order a trial bottle and I’m sent 5 bottles and they debit my credit card for $198.00. I let that slide and then today they debted my card for $44.95. There is NO WAY to contact them as when they sent my bottles there wasn’t an invoice enclosed. I haven’t rec. anything else from them except a charge on my card. I have filed a fraudulent claim against them. If anyone has a phone number where these peeps can be contacted please send it to me at the above email.


  • 3

    How did you go during the rest of the year? Do you still use it?


  • 4

    I have used Caralluma 500 for one year, and I lost around 10 kg in 3 months. Very happy with Caralluma Fimbriata, especially with the New Zeland made supplement Caralluma 500.


  • 5
    dr.abdul saleem

    what is the common name of this drug.available in market as a vegetable.


  • 6

    Does anybody know where I can buy the Caralluma Fimbriata plant?