Garcinia cambogia is an exotic fruit, which is popularly used in the food industries, besides this is also very effective in the treatment of various diseases and disorders such as edema (accumulation of fluid in the body), constipation, piles, rheumatism, intestinal parasites irregular menstruation, cancer and high lipid levels. Different plant parts of garcinia cambogia contain different health promoting compounds. Such composition makes it extremely healthy and useful in the treatment of various ailments.
Recently a lot of light was thrown on the role of garcinia cambogia on weight loss. It is still surrounded by many controversies, but some studies have successfully shown its positive role. Commercial products that contain garcinia cambogia are also available in the market and they have received both positive and negative feedback.
Garcinia cambogia is a supplement that has gained a lot of popularity in the past 8 to 10 years. The main reason behind its popularity is its ability to promote weight loss. It is also known as an anti-obesity supplement. It is very commonly available in the form of pills or capsules.
Garcinia cambogia fruit, seeds, roots, leaves as well as their extracts possess medicinal value and they are useful in the treatment of various diseases and disorders. Besides the presence of hydroxycitric acid, garcinia cambogia contains various other compounds that are beneficial for health. Such a composition makes it very different from other fruits. It is used to treat abdominal pain, abdominal infections and certain liver disorders. In Ayurveda, it is believed that garcinia cambogia stimulates digestive juices and thus aids digestion. However, Research has further also showed that very high dose of hydroxycitric acid can be life threatening.
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