What You Should Know
LiShou is a slimming weight loss pill with a very scanty online presence. There are a few websites here and there, each providing just a little bit of information written in broken English. In recent years, the popularity of Chinese and Asian weight loss products has caused an uprise in fake supplements. These supplements use the label of one weight loss product to promote sales of a completely different formula. Some include ingredients like “natural substance” without any indication what that ingredient stands for. LiShou does not list the infamous natural substance, but it does list three common ingredients used in many LiShou slimming supplements.
List of Ingredients
Bitter Orange, Tuckahoe and Lotus.
Bitter Orange is one of those weight loss ingredients that goes by multiple names. Using more than one name hides the real identity of the ingredient in the case that one supplement or another is proven not to work. Bitter Orange is also known as citrus aurantium and synephrine. It is a stimulant closely related to Ephedra, according to reports from supplement manufacturers. Synephrine promoters claim the ingredient provides the same effects as Ephedra without the health risks. This is a complete lie. Synephrine is a stimulant, but it is not proven to increase weight loss or decrease hunger – Ephedra was. Caffeine is a stronger stimulant and it is proven to increase metabolism.
The product description claims Tuckahoe helps regulate serotonin levels. Assuming we take LiShou on its word, serotonin is not directly linked to weight loss. Boosting mood is also a dangerous means of making the dieter stick with a supplement or weight loss plan. Dieters with mood disorders like depression or anxiety may feel a flare up of symptoms when taking supplements that effect serotonin levels.
Lotus is a diuretic used to push water out of the body during urination. The side effects of diuretics include dry skin, dry mouth, dehydration and constipation. There are no weight loss benefits associated with ingredients with diuretic qualities.
LiShou sells for $16.50 per box. We believe the boxes are sold in mass quantities to people who choose to resell the supplement or relabel the product for sale under a different brand name.
- Ingredients for LiShou are simple to find online.
- There is an official website.
- The price is much lower than comparable fat burners.
- Synephrine is safer than Ephedra.
- No proven weight loss ingredients.
- Does not list how much of each ingredient is included in the formula.
- May be marketed for resale.
- Synephrine increases blood pressure and heart rate.
Dieters wishing to lose weight should probably take a walk down the supplement road to another product. Synephrine may increase heart rate, so theoretically it would also increase calorie burn, but not enough to be effective. The official website looks less than official; another indication the dieter should move on and try something with proven ingredients.