Green Harvest

 

Code

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GRC001 

Hindi Name

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Kokum 

English Name

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Garcinia, Mangosteen 

Botanical_Name

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Garcinia cambogia  

Description 

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Garcinia cambogia, an exotic fruit grown in South India, has been used to impart a distinctive sour flavour to Indian cooking. It is commonly found in the evergreen and shola forests of Western Ghats in India up to 6,000 ft. high.  

Uses

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The fruit of Garcinia cambogia has been traditionally used in food preparation and cooking.In Ayurveda,it is said that sour flavors such as those from Garcinia activate digestion.Garcinia is considered tomake foods more filling and satisfying and has been used routinely for many centuries with notoxicity.Garcinia and its active ingredient, HCA (hydroxycitric acid)have been extensively studied for overthirty years And found to be effective in inhibiting lipogenesis,suppressing appetite ,and encouraging weight-loss in ratory animals.