Garcinia Cambogia is a small fruit which is pumpkin shaped and light green or yellowish in color. It is also known as Malabar tamarind a blindleberry. This plant has 300 species but Garcinia cambogia is considered one of the best among the other species.

This plant has various properties that can help in reducing weight and obesity. The main reason for the weight loss is the element known as hydroxycitric acid. This acid is combined with other nutrients and organic compounds. It also blocks citrate lyase , an enzyme which is used by body to make fat. It increases the level of serotonin which is a brain chemical. The increase in the level of serotonin makes the person less hungry that ultimate leads to less accumulation of fat in the body resulting in weight loss.

Excessive consumption leads to liver toxicity .It is therefore advised to take it in moderate quantity for better results for weight reduction. Excessive intake may cause problems such as dizziness, headache, dry mouth, upset stomach or diarrhea. It is strictly advised to avoid it in case of pregnant women and anyone suffering from kidney and lung problem.

Garcinia cambogia was largely unknown, but due to its miraculous effects on weight loss, now it is widely known globally. Garcinia cambogia also consists of various properties that are beneficial in solving a number of other health problems.

How Garcinia Cambogia can help in Weight loss & Health Benefits?

  • Weight loss
  • Blocks fat production  and reduces  belly fat
  • Reduces appetite

Reduces belly fat and blocks fat production

  • Garcinia cambogia is effective on blood fat and the production of new fatty acid. This lowers the high level of fat in blood and reduces oxidative stress in body.
  • This also reduces accumulation of belly fat in overweight people.

Reduction in Appetite

  • Garcinia cambogia is considered helpful in suppressing the appetite and reduces intake of food. This is due to increase in serotonin level in brain.

Regulates Blood Sugar

  • Garcinia cambogia is an excellent choice to control blood sugar level while regulating the metabolism of the body. It maintains a balanced level which ensures that there is no unexpected drop or rise in the level to avoid complications. Its ability to increase&nbsp metabolism boost energy levels, reduce stress fight&nbsp depression lower cholesterol and regulates blood  sugar are considered very beneficial.

Health Benefits:

Eliminates fatigue

Improves metabolism

Increase energy

Reduces depression

Lowers cholesterol

Treats indigestion and skin problems

Eliminates Fatigue

  • HCA is the element that is found in Garcinia cambogia that helps to improve stamina and eliminate fatigue and also helps in motivating people to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Improves Metabolism

  • It helps in improving metabolism which leads to reduction in weight loss at a faster rate .It is considered wise to add Garcinia cambogia in diet. An increased metabolism means more immediate energy and less packaging of calories into adipose fat.

Increase Energy

  • People start experiencing fatigue and muscle weakness while reducing weight. Energetic burst is provided by Garcinia Cambogia that can overcome those weight-loss moments of exhaustion.

Reduces Depression

  • Garcinia cambogia has anti-depressants properties due to some organic compounds found in it. They release serotonin into the body which acts as a “satisfaction or “pleasure” hormone. This can work as a self-fulfilling cycle. This particular herb can help to lose weight, feel uplifted and encouraged. This ability of herb to stabilize the mood is based on the effect of HCA on neurotransmitters and the lowered levels of stress can often contribute to treating long-term depression.

Lowers cholesterol

  • The other major way that Garcinia cambogia is able to help those who use it for weight loss is by reducing the cholesterol. HCA element present in this herb and other compounds in this herb are able to lower LDL (bad)cholesterol levels and increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels. As we know cholesterol problem is associated with diseases such as atherosclerosis"heart attacks, and strokes consuming it will avoid these particular problems. It will also provide energy to perform daily tasks easily.

Treats Indigestion and Skin Problem

  • Treatment of indigestion and other gastrointestinal issues is also done by this herb. This fruit can help reduce inflammation in the gut and stimulate proper nutrient uptake and digestion of food due to chemicals and components present in it. It helps to fight problems of constipation diarrhea and IBS symptoms. Garcinia indicia with pepper salt is a very good method for treating stomach problems.

Dosage: 2 cap twice, before meal with water

These are the benefits of this miraculous herb that can help in reducing obesity and excessive weight. Besides this as discussed above, there are marvelous health benefits of this particular herb that can help a person to stay fit in every manner. But if a person is suffering from any prior disease or some illness, it is always advised to take suggestion of the doctor or should take as prescribed by doctor. Otherwise the consequences may worsen and it can cause risk to the health of the person

Author's Bio: 

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. For more info visit our website: