Hoodia

Category: Diet / Weight Loss

Hoodia (/hdi/; known locally as "ghaap" or "bobbejaanghaap")[1] is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae, under the subfamily Asclepiadoideae, native to Southern Africa.[2] One species of Hoodia in particular, Hoodia gordonii, has achieved a degree of fame and controversy, after being investigated for use as a possible appetite suppressant. Contents 1 Description 2 Distribution 3 Uses and horticulture 3.1 Supplement 3.2 Horticulture 4 Refe... [wikipedia]

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