Caralluma Fimbriata

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Caralluma Fimbriata is a certain species of the Caralluma genus that appears to have historical usage as a famine food, appetite suppressant, and thirst quencher when the vegetables are boiled and salted. Research is preliminary, but seems to validate these claims.

Caralluma Fimbriata is most often used for

What else is Caralluma Fimbriata known as?
Note that Caralluma Fimbriata is also known as:
  • Slimaluma (Brand Name)
Dosage information

Currently, the only human study used 1,000mg of a 14:1 concentrated extract (equivalent to 14g of the plant in dry weight). This dose appeared to be effective somewhat, and is currently the only lead for what oral dosage of supplementation is needed.

Caralluma fimbriata appears to require up to a month or so to work for appetite suppression.

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1.^Kuriyan R, Raj T, Srinivas SK, Vaz M, Rajendran R, Kurpad AVEffect of Caralluma fimbriata extract on appetite, food intake and anthropometry in adult Indian men and womenAppetite.(2007 May)
2.^Kunert O, Rao VG, Babu GS, Sujatha P, Sivagamy M, Anuradha S, Rao BV, Kumar BR, Alex RM, Schühly W, Kühnelt D, Rao GV, Rao AVPregnane glycosides from Caralluma adscendens var. fimbriataChem Biodivers.(2008 Feb)
9.^Bader A, Braca A, De Tommasi N, Morelli IFurther constituents from Caralluma negevensisPhytochemistry.(2003 Apr)
10.^Kamalakkannan S, Rajendran R, Venkatesh RV, Clayton P, Akbarsha MAAntiobesogenic and Antiatherosclerotic Properties of Caralluma fimbriata ExtractJ Nutr Metab.(2010)