Hoodia gordonii is not believed to have any stimulating affects, but blended products may.
As the name indicates hoodia gordoniplus contains hoodia plus other active ingredients.
These other ingredients are included to increase the effectiveness of the product.
However, the inclusion of green tea extract will mean that a small amount of caffeine is present and could cause unwanted side effects in persons sensitive to caffeine.
For instance, migraine sufferers are often instructed to avoid products containing caffeine.
Hoodia XR, on the other hand, contains nothing except hoodia and the ingredients used to make the capsule.
It is difficult to compare the amount of hoodia gordonii in the two products.
They use different manufacturing methods.
Hoodia gordoniplus uses a concentrated form of hoodia.
Concentrates are generally believed to be more potent sources of key ingredients.
The package indicates that the hoodia gordonii content in hoodia gordoniplus is 400mg in a 10:1 ratio, which means that 10 grams of whole plant are used to create one gram of concentrate.
Hoodia XR contains 1000mg of hoodia gordonii in powdered form, meaning that the entire plant is ground into a powder.
There is no standard dosage for hoodia gordonii.
Some persons need to use more than others to achieve desired results.
Most companies recommend that the product should be taken one hour before meals or three times per day, but this is too strong for some people.
It is not recommended that the appetite be entirely suppressed.
No one recommends fasting.
Hoodia gordoniplus is currently selling for $39.
95 for a one month supply.
Many companies report that they expect prices to increase as supplies dwindle.
It takes several years of growth before hoodia gordonii is ready for harvesting and the increasing demand for the product has reduced the current supply.
Hoodia XR is currently selling for $49.
Both companies offer discounts for purchases of multiple bottles and Hoodia XR currently offers free shipping via Federal Express for orders of two or more bottles.
Both hoodia gordoniplus and Hoodia XR offer a 30 day money back satisfaction guarantee, but remember that thirty days is from the date of order, not receipt.
Hoodia XR recommends that you use the product as directed for a full ten days, before making a decision.
Some people experience a decrease in appetite after the first dose.
Others do not experience effects for a week or more.
Whether you choose hoodia gordoniplus, Hoodia XR or some other hoodia product, you should check with your doctor, be in reasonably good health and drink plenty of water, since hoodia can suppress thirst, as well as hunger.
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