Malabar tamarind

(Garcinia cambogia)

Other names: CitrinGambooge, Guttagomboom, Guttier, Garcínia, Tamaryndowiec Malabarski, Malabar Tamarinde, Garcinie Kambodžská, Tamarindo Malabar, Malabar Tamarind, Kambodžas Garsīnija, Garcinija

Malabar tamarind is native to Southeast Asia. It is used as a food preservative, carminative, and flavoring agent. Malabar tamarind contains flavonoids like xanthones, benzophenones, and hydroxycitric acid (HCA) — studied for its effect on appetite.

Malabar tamarind may be beneficial for obesity and weight loss, high cholesterol, blood sugar levels, ulcers, hemorrhoids, diarrhea, dysentery, anxiety, depression, and leukemia.

Compliance: food or food ingredient, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

Please check your local regulation.

These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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