Garcinia (Garcinia cambogia) Extract Hydroxycitric Acid 50% by HPLC
Garcinia cambogia is a moderated sized evergreen tree belonging to the family Clusiaceae. The flowers are axillary & unisexual. Leaves are shiny dark green in color and elliptic-oval in shape. The sweet-sour fruit is small pumpkin like in shape, yellow or red or unique purple in color. The active ingredient in Garcinia is Hydroxycitric acid which prevents lipogenesis, a process of converting carbohydrates into fat. The body promotes glycogen storage by oxidizing carbohydrates. Thus it reduces appetite & excessive cravings for fast food and sweets, while increasing energy levels in the body. It is also known to decrease the cholesterol & triglycerides, on the other hand, it increases thermogenesis & calorie burns. For this reason, Garcinia is widely used for weight management.