COMMON NAME

 

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

 

BOTANICAL NAME

 

Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy
Plant Family: Clusiaceae

 

OVERVIEW

 

INTRODUCTION

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

CONSTITUENTS

Very small amounts of essential oil containing about 50% carvone.

PARTS USED

The dried fruit, whole or cut.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

May be infused in tea although quite distasteful and may be 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.

 

 

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Garcinia Fruit 4 oz.

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