Appetite Control | DesBio

Appetite Control | DesBio

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Appetite Control is for the temporary relief of symptoms including constant appetite, increased or insatiable hunger.*  This unique blend of homeopathic ingredients temporarily relieves symptoms such as pesky food cravings to help keep total calorie intake at a healthy level. Patients often say that hunger or food cravings are some of the biggest challenges in weight management. Though traditional supplements often involve undesirable stimulants, the homeopathics in Appetite Control work with the body to relieve the symptoms of cravings, such as the underlying hormonal, emotional, and physiological issues. Appetite Control can be used daily for all-day weight-management support or can be administered as needed when cravings strike.

A Comprehensive Approach to Food Cravings

Unlike true physical hunger, cravings are not always based in a physiological need for food. The sudden strong desire for a particular food can be caused by fluctuations in hormone levels or neurological activity, or can be related to hard-to-break habits. Cravings can also fall into many different categories, such as the tendency to snack in the evenings or to overeat when experiencing certain emotions, such as sadness. Cravings can be hard to overcome using willpower alone. Appetite Control can temporarily relieve these symptoms to help patients meet their weight-management goals.

Ravenous, uncontrollable hunger

The homeopathic remedies iodium, cina, phosphorous, and chinum sulphuricum work to relieve symptoms such as hunger between meals and immediately after eating.

Hunger throughout the day and “trouble” times

Iodium, lycopodium, and chinum sulphuricum help relieve symptoms such as cravings that strike at certain times. Many patients find that they are prone to overeating in the afternoons or evenings when energy levels are lower. The homeopathic remedies iodium and chinum sulphuricum temporarily relieve the symptoms of evening hunger, and lycopodium can help relieve symptoms that strike in the afternoon.

Comfort eating

Homeopathic serotonin and oxytocin reduce symptoms such as mood swings and comfort eating. Low levels of serotonin are linked to emotional eating which often includes cravings for starchy and comfort foods. This phenomena may be why anti-depressant medications which interfere with serotonin receptors often result in weight gain.1

Oxytocin is a hormone released by close physical contact or intimacy and can increase feelings of trust and comfort while reducing feelings of anxiety and stress. Eating can also lead to oxytocin release. In mouse-models, supplementation with oxytocin caused immediate weight loss.2 The homeopathic serotonin and oxytocin in Appetite Control relieve symptoms related to the suboptimal levels of these two body chemicals, such as emotional eating.

Dopamine balance

Homeopathic dopamine helps to reduce symptoms related to cravings. Low levels of this neurotransmitter have been associated with compulsive and addictive behavior. PET imaging studies have demonstrated that deficits in dopamine activity can lead to cravings for food and other addictive substances.3

Stop stress eating

The adaptogenic herbs rhodiola rosea and bacopa monnieri help reduce symptoms related to stress eating. Many patients find themselves turning to food during stressful times for comfort and to increase energy levels. Stress can also increase weight gain over time by altering hormone levels and influencing fat storage. Appetite Control contains homeopathic rhodiola rosea and bacopa monnieri, two herbs which support brain function, memory, and focus while encouraging a healthy response to stress.4

Favorable metabolic activity

Equol and garcinia cambogia are well-studied tools. Clinical studies on garcinia cambogia have been shown to decrease food intake as well as total cholesterol, LDL, and triglyceride levels. Simultaneously garcinia seems to increase HDL and serotonin levels.5 In addition, the active ingredient hydroxycitric acid has been shown to inhibit the activity of citrate lyase, an enzyme necessary for the production of fatty acids, cholesterol, and triglycerides from carbohydrates.6 Equol is a highly researched polyphenolic compound that has been shown to support metabolism and mood.7 Appetite Control contains homeopathic dilutions of these two ingredients to support the body.

Organs involved with controlling weight loss and metabolism

Appetite Control includes homeopathic sarcodes of adrenal cortex, thyrodinum, and stomach. Sarcodes are homeopathic dilutions of healthy tissue. They help support the organ system from which they are diluted while driving the other remedies to the correct part of the body. The adrenal glands control the body’s stress response, and when they are overworked, they secrete hormones and cortisol which can cause weight gain.8 The thyroid is the primary metabolic control center in the body, and thyrodinum and iodium help support the function of this important organ. Finally, signals for hunger and fullness are controlled by the stomach, which is supported by the stomach in Appetite Control.

Size:  1 fl oz (30 ml)

Dosage:  3-10 drops under the tongue, 3 times a day or as directed by a health professional. Consult a physician for use in children under 12 years of age.


  • Adrenal Cortex (6X 8X)
  • ATP (6X 8X)
  • Bacopa speciosa (6X 8X)
  • Equol (6X 8X)
  • Pantothenic Acid (6X 8X)
  • Rhodiola (6X 8X)
  • Stomach (6X 8X)
  • Chininum Sulp (6X 12X 30X 60X 12C 30C 60C 200C)
  • Iodium (6X 12X 30X 60X 12C 30C 60C 200C)
  • Lycopodium (6X 12X 30X 60X 12C 30C 60C 200C)
  • Phos (6X 12X 30X 60X 12C 30C 60C 200C)
  • Dopamine Hydrochloride (8X)
  • Thyroidinum (8X)
  • Cina (8X 12X 30X 60X 12C 30C 60C 200C )
  • Serotonin (8X 12X 30X 60X 12C 30C 60C 200C)
  • Oxytocin (12X)
  • Gambogia (14X)
  • Morgan Gaertner (30C)

* NOTE: These statements are based upon traditional homeopathic practices. They have not been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.


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