Garcinia Cambogia Extract
Garcinia Cambogia is a small fruit which resembles a small pumpkin. It grows in India and Asia and comes from the Garcinia cambogia tree. For many centuries this fruit and rind, also called Malabar tamarind, has been valued in Southern India. The principal acid of garcinia fruit, hydroxycitrate (HCA), has been shown to curb appetite and inhibit fatty acid synthesis (production) in animal studies. Many companies add extract from the fruit or rind to vitamins or supplements to assist in weight loss
 
Latin Name:  Garcinia cambogia
 
Common Name:  Citrin, Gambooge, Brindal Berry, Gorikapuli, HCA, Hydroxycitric acid
 
Plant Parts Used: Fruit rind
 
Standardized For: Calcium salts upto 70% Hydroxycitric acid (HCA)
  Potassium salts (water soluble) upto 50% HCA 
Combined Ca/K Salts (water soluble) upto 60% HCA
Magnesium salt (water soluble) upto 60% HCA
Description: Hydroxycitric acid in the form of fine powder
Benefit of Garcinia Cambogia Extract
The ability for Garcinia’s component, HCA, to reduce blood lipid levels and lower blood cholesterol is another feature of this amazing natural medicine.
Garcinia has also been historically used to treat gastric ulcers.
A recent study showed that Garcinia prevented liver cells from becoming fibrotic and stopped cell damage caused by high blood lipid levels.
Garcinia Cambogia also contains great amounts of Vitamin C and has been used as a heart tonic.