We saw in the previous article how Green Tea can help to control weight but what about other Herbs & Spices, and specifically those used in the InnOrbit Ayurvedic Natural Infusions.
Caralluma fimbriata extract has received Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status for use as a nutraceutical to combat the most serious public health concern – obesity. This review by Dutt et al, revises the studies undertaken on the chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic potential of Caralluma.
Caralluma fimbriata is a succulent plant in the family Apocynaceae. It has been eaten in rural India for centuries.
The scientists concluded that key components – pregnane glycosides have appetite-suppressant properties and has opened the possibility of developing an anti-obesity/appetite-suppressant products. The main objective of this review was to evaluate studies undertaken on the plant in light of further research for anti-obesity drugs and nutraceuticals from Caralluma.
A study by Mansour evaluated the effects of a hot ginger beverage on energy expenditure, feelings of appetite and satiety and metabolic risk factors in overweight men.