Garcinia Cambogia is basically a fruit, found in South East Asian countries – India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Burma, etc. It is also known as “Malabar Tamarind”. Though traditionally they have been used as a strong spice, recent research has shown that they are great at helping people lose weight! Garcinia Cambogia is rich in Hydroxycytric Acid, popularly known as HCA. This acid is the key component that attacks fat cells in the body. It burns the fat cells and reduces a person’s appetite. Naturally, the person starts losing a considerable amount of fat.
Apart from its slimming properties. this fruit is also known to lift mood and induce positive energy into the body. It indirectly reduces the stress levels in the body and relaxes muscles. It is also used as purgatives for medicinal purposes. They are also widely used as preservatives. Though clinical trials have not found any evidence to support its claim as a weight loss supplement, it still enjoys a lot of subscribers! This fruit is generally found in forest areas and extensively used by locals to prepare food and curries. It is still to be commercialized, but owing to its increasing popularity among obese people, it is not a very distant possibility.