Garcinia gummi-gutta may be a tropical species of Garcinia. Common names include gamboge tree (a former scientific name), also as brindleberry, Malabar tamarind, and kudam puli (pot tamarind). This fruit resembles a small pumpkin and is green to straw in color. Garcinia cambogia, a tropical fruit also known as the Malabar tamarind, is a popular weight-loss supplement. People say it blocks your body’s ability to make fat and it puts the brakes on your appetite. Loss of excess weight could help maintain blood sugar and cholesterol levels in check, too.
In the U.S., Garcinia Cambogia is most frequently found in tea or as a supplement. Some studies support Gamboge tree proves it can help in reducing weight, reduce appetite, reduce cholesterol, cure rheumatism, and even relieve intestinal problems.
Type 2 Diabetes and High Cholesterol Some early researches show that Garcinia Cambogia may boost cholesterol levels, reducing triglycerides and LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) while raising HDL (the “good” cholesterol).