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Garcinia Fruit Powder

  • Garcinia indica
  • Origin: India
Garcinia Fruit Powder

SKU
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Common Name

Standardized: garcinia
Other: gao butter tree, kokum butter tree, red mango

Botanical Name

Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy
Plant Family: Clusiaceae

Overview

Garcinia fruit is native to India and parts of Asia, where it is primarily used as a condiment and ingredient in various recipes.

Parts Used

The dried fruit, whole cut, or powdered.

Typical Preparations

May be infused in tea although quite sour and distasteful. Often taken as a capsule or extract.

Summary

Garcinia has been used for thousands of years for the distinct sour taste that it lends to foods, and is considered to make the foods it is added to more filling and satisfying.

Precautions

Specific: No Known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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