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Hoodia Gordonii seeds x 10

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Pack of 10 fresh Hoodia Gondonii seeds.
Hoodia is a leafless spiny succulent from Africa.
It has flowers that smell like rotten meat to attract flies, its main natural pollenators.
African tribespeople use the plant to suppress appetite during long hunting trips.
Pfizer patented the synthetic compound of the active ingredient found in Hoodia gordonii which is P57, the San People's tribesmen from Africa eat this succulent to go for days without food and get strength to catch game to bring back to their tribe. It has food suppression and energy giving qualities.

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Pack of 10 fresh Hoodia Gondonii seeds. When cultivating Hoodia gordonii seeds, plant no deeper than 0.5cm in sandy loam. Overwatering will lead to rotting of the seeds, thus the area must have a proper drainage system to rid the excess damp. Keep the planted seeds in a sunny position and water about 3 - 4 times depending on the draining system. When the seeds have germinated and are strong enough, separate the seeds to grow individually in pots. Hoodia gordonii is a cactus-like succulent plant, native to the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.1 Due to over harvest and slow growth, Hoodia is now considered an endangered species. Hoodia grows in clumps of upright stems with tan flowers and thorns, and a strong, unpleasant odor. Hoodia has received publicity in recent times for its natural appetite suppressant properties. It was noticed that the nomadic Bushmen, (who call it Xhoba) ate the stem of the Hoodia plant to stave off hunger during long hunting trips in the sparsely vegetated area.

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