Common Name: GARCINIA, MALABAR TAMARIND, BRINDLE BERRY
Botanical Name - Strychnos potatorum
The Garcinia cambogia plant has been used in Sri Lanka for many years it is a small, sour tropical fruit used traditionally as a condiment and to prevent formation and increase release of intestinal gas.
This tropical plant native to Sri Lanka and South-East Asia. The fruit pulp and rind have long been used in Asian countries as a condiment and food preservaঞve The skin of the fruit contains a chemical called hydroxy citric acid (HCA).