| ||Botanical Name ||: ||Garcinia Cambogia |
| ||Common Name ||: ||Malabar Tamarind, Alliaceae, Kudampuli, Brindall Berry |
| ||CAS # ||: ||90045-23-1, F.E.M.A. : 2826 |
| ||Plant Parts Used ||: ||Fruits |
| ||Extraction Method ||: ||Steam Distillation |
Cambodge (Garcinia cambogia Desr.) is a tropical fruit commonly known as Malabar tamarind. Constituents & Specifications :
Tartaric acid (10.6 %) , glucose (15%), phosphoric acid (1.5%) Properties :
It has refrigerant properties and helps in skin ailments and in ailing cholesterol. Benefits & Uses :
- Cambodge is used as condiment of flavoring curries. It is also rich in acids & possess marked antiseptic properties. Further, it is also used as a substitute for acetic & formic acids in coagulation of latex.
- Its other medicinal values include helping in rheumatism & bowel complaints as well as a rinse for some veterinary diseases.