The plant is harvested from the wild for its edible fruit and gum-resin, that has medicinal and various other uses. The tree is also cultivated outside its native. Synonym: Cambogia gummi-gutta L.; Garcinia cambogia(Gaertn.) Desr. Vernacular names: Tamil: Gorakkapuli, Heela, Kottukkappuli, Panampuli. Malayalam. Descriptions and articles about Garcinia gummi-gutta in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive Description; Distribution; Physical Descri.

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Garcinia gummi-gutta

Retrieved 1 June — via The Plant List. The Newest, Fastest Fat-Buster. Hydroxycitric acid can cause dry mouthnauseagastrointestinal discomfort, garxinia headaches. Although it has received considerable media attention purporting its effects on weight lossthere is liver toxicity associated with commercial preparations of the fruit extract, [5] with clinical evidence indicating it has no significant effect on weight loss.

Retrieved 29 July Medicinal Uses of Garcinia gummi-gutta According to George et al.

Retrieved 5 May But before delving into the aforementioned, let’s have a little bit of introduction on what this amazing plant is all about. Retrieved 23 August Cambogia binucao Blanco Cambogia gemmi-gutta L.

Unripe Garcinia gummi-gutta fruits are greenish in colour while the ripe ones are yellowish with crimson red tinges. Antioxidant properties Jacob et gytta.


The result showed that G. We pledge to keep your email safe. Side-Effects of Garcinia gummi-gutta According to Rasha et al. The leaves of Garcinia gummi-gutta in methanol, ethanol ggarcinia acetone extracts exhibited the presence of alkaloids, steroids, cardiac glycosides, hydroxycitric acid HCAphenolic flavonoid, phlobatannin, protein, tannins and terpenoid.

Retrieved 12 May It is dried among the Singalese who use it in curries.


The flower extract contains terpenoids, alkaloid, steroids, carbohydrate, phytosteroids, flavonoids, coumarins, phenol and proteins. Among these fungi, the Phytophthora sp. Appendix 1 -Report on the community’s use of various tree and plant species in the region Desc: It thrives in most moist forests.

It is also effective for inhibiting cell damage caused by high blood lipid levels as well as prevents liver cells from becoming fibrotic.

It is called uppage in Kannada language and fruits are collected and dried for selling to dealers in Sirsi, Karnataka. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Forests of the Western Ghats are well known for their evergreenness and high endemism.

While it has received considerable media attention purporting impact on weight lossthe evidence for Garcinia cambogia supports no clear effect, [15] while gastrointestinal adverse events were two-fold more common over the placebo in a meta-analysisindicating the extract may be unsafe for human consumption.


Larvicidal Properties Varghese et al. Remember me Forgot password? World Journal of Gastroenterology. Garcinia gummi-gutta fruits, leaves and stems.

The results of the study portrayed the efficacy of Garcinia gummi-gutta as a potent larvicidal agent thus can be suitable for tackling mosquito-borne garrcinia. US Premium Garcinia Cambogia. Garcinia gummi-gutta is one of several closely related Garcinia species from the plant family Clusiaceae. Also, the plant contains a minimal amount of citric and hydroxycitric acid lactone. Livestock Care Both the leaves, fruit and rinds can be fed to livestock. Retrieved 6 October The seed is garcihia excellent source of stearic triglycerides, stearic and oleic acid.

Garcinia gummi-gutta is also known as brindleberrykattcha puli souring fruitGarcinia cambogia, uppageMalabar tamarind, Kudampuli, goraka or pot tamarind kudam puli.

T; Balachandran, I The root comprises of the xanthone known as garbogiol while the bark of the stem contains benzophenones such as hydroxycitric acid HCAgarcinol and isogarcinol. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Search in all groups Search within this group. Send a request for permission. Oz ‘miracle’ weight loss claims”. Retrieved 18 September