Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy
Garcinia fruit is indigenous to India and parts of Asia, where it is primarily used as a condiment and ingredient in various recipes.
Very small amounts of essential oil containing about 50% carvone.
The dried fruit, whole or cut.
May be infused in tea although quite distasteful and may be taken as a capsule or extract.
Garcinia has been used for thousands of years for the distinct sour taste that it lends to foods, and is considered to make the foods it is added to more filling and satisfying.
Specific: No known precautions.
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