For centuries the native people of the Far East have used Caralluma as a staple in their diet. it was used naturally as a way to suppress the desire for food during times when food was scarce.* Bio Nutrition uses only the highest quality Caralluma 10:1 extract in the production of this product.*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.