ingredient information
Hydroxycitric Acid
Hydroxycitric acid, commonly called hydroxycitric acid, is found in the fruits of the genus Garcinia. Supplemental hydroxycitric acid is typically an extract of the rinds of Garcinia cambogia fruit, also called Brindle berry. Fruit of this plant has long been used in India as a condiment, and the dried rind is used as a flavoring agent. The dried fruit rind is also used in Indian folk medicine for gastrointestinal complaints and rheumatism. Hydroxycitric acid is the principal acid in the fruits of Garcinia cambogia and makes up to 16% of the content of the dried fruit