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The rind of the Vrikshamla (Garcinia/Garcinia indica) fruit contains an active component called hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which supports normal fat and carbohydrate metabolism, a healthy appetite level and optimum body weight. The Department of Physiology researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC, called Vrikshamla a safe, natural supplement for normal weight support. In an eight-week study of 60 volunteers, they reported Vrikshamla’s effectiveness in supporting normal weight, cholesterol, triglyceride and serum lipid levels.
hydroxycitric acid (HCA)
Vrikshamla grows in India the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, the Southern Konkan region and in Goa. It is also cultivated in the Southern districts of Maharashtra and on the lower slopes of the Nilgiris mountains.
The active constituent in this herb, HCA, helps weight loss by promoting normal appetite levels and by reducing the body’s ability to…
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