DetailsGambooge is the fruit of Garcinia gummi-gutta is a tropical species of Garcinia native to Indonesia. Gambooge is commonly named as Garcinia Cambogia, Brindleberry, Malabar tamarind, Kudampuli(pot tamarind). It is a sour fruit commonly found in South Asia. It is round in shape like the size of a large lemon and green in color. We remove the seed from the ripen fruit and dry the fruit halves in sunshine. Then the sun shined fruit halves are smoked till black and this fruit halves we can store for years.Gambooge is one of the major spices we regularly use in variety of dishes, especially in Indian and Sri Lankan dishes. Gambooge is widely used in Ayurveda for preparing medicines. It has lots of medicinal values as well. Gambooge helps to control appetite, promote digestion and cure many stomach related problems. It is useful for rheumatism, constipation, arthritis, uterine diseases, cholesterol in blood, weight loss, immunity and protect liver against alcohol and other external toxins.
Health benefits of Gambooge or Kudampuli
1. Treats Gastric Ulcer.Garcinia Cambogia is used as a traditional medicine for treating gastric ulcer. Kudampuli is able to decrease the acidity and increase the mucosal defence in the gastric areas, hence it can be used as an antiulcerogenic agent.
2. Exibits Antibacterial propertiesGambooge exibits strong antibacterial properties and hence helps in treating various bacterial infections. It has the ability to throw parasites out of our body. I also acts as an effective anthelmintic against intestinal worms.
3. Aids in Weight LossKudampuli has a great role in weight loss. The presence of an active component called ‘hydroxycitric acid’ makes it an anti - obesity supplement. HCA derived from garcinia cambogia is an inhibitor of ATP citrate lyase. ATP citrate lyase is an important enzyme that helps formation of fatty acids, cholesterol and triglycerides easier. With inhibition of this enzyme, the production of fatty acid, cholesterol and triglyceride decreases and hence reduces the total body fat content.
4. Acts as a DiureticIn some situations water may accumulate in the body resulting in a condition known as Edema. Diuretics are drinks given to cure edema by increasing the urine output. This reduces the extra accumulation of water in the body hence making it healthy.
5. Anti oxidant propertiesA recent study observed the antioxidant property of garcinia cambogia. Garcinia cambogia or kudampuli has the ability to neutralize harmful free radicals and inhibits the formation of reactive oxygen species. Thus, garcinia cambogia prevents the onset of oxidative stress. It has the ability to eliminate free radicals such as Hydroxyl radical (OH),Nitric oxide radical (NO),Hydrogen peroxide radical,Superoxide radical (SO), 2, 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) etc
You can buy fresh Gambooge with no added preservatives in online from Spicesfarm.com. The spice is produced in Kerala, the southern tropical state of India which has the best weather favorable for quality yield of Gambooge.
We sell Indian Spice Gambooge as wholesale and retail. Please contact us for wholesale inquiries.
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- Good quality kudampuli
Very high quality and dried kerala kudampuli. Quiet difficult to find such a good quality Kudampuli from an online store.
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