Scientific name: Garcina cambogia
Other Names: Malabar Tamarind
Active Ingredients: Hydroxycitric acid (30% in the rind): Structurally it is similar to citric acid found in citrus fruits. It is found in greater quantity in the rind of the fruit, which is dried for use as a condiment in curries. it influences the metabolism giving a feeling of satiety and suppressing the synthesis of body fat. garnicol (anti-inflammatory and potent anticarcinogen), succinic acid (antibacterial), tartaric acid (antioxidant) – the resin contains camboginol and cambogin, from which gum guta, with purgative properties, is made.