Initially thought to be a plant, settlers of the system would swallow it whole for its slimming and appetite reducing qualities. The revelation that the plant is actually a parasitic life form has not reduced its popularity. Those infested have reported a difficulty in removing the parasite once it has established, but the benefits include an immunity to certain biological poisons. The parasite must be purged before it begins to pupate.

— In-Game Description

Vega Slimweed is a specific item of Medicines in the world of Elite Dangerous.

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