The garcinia tree is an evergreen native to India. It produces large, sour fruits which have been used traditionally for their healthful properties and as food. Our garcinia fruit powder is ground from organic, fair trade Garcinia indica. The powder can be added to smoothies, syrups, or sauces.
Garcinia fruits are large, orange-sized fruits with a fleshy, dark purple exterior and seedy interior. The tree belongs to the mangosteen or Clusiaceae family. Its fruits have been utilized as a culinary ingredient, employed for its healthful qualities, its wood is used in industrial applications.
The fruit, referred to as garcinia fruit, contains five to eight large seeds. The fleshy exterior of garcinia fruit is sour with a distinct flavor. It is often used as an alternative to tamarind in curries and dal dishes. In western India, the fresh fruit is made into a refreshing beverage. The powder can be added to syrups or incorporated into smoothies, beverages, and culinary dishes for a unique, sour flavor.
Precautions No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.
Fill in your email below to request a new password. An email will be sent to the address below containing a link to verify your email address.
Due to Covid-19 we are one to two weeks behind. Please take this into consideration before placing your order. We are doing everything we can to meet our customers’ needs while still maintaining state mandated physical distancing rules in our facilities. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this causes you, and we hope you are staying well.