Garcinia Cambogia has been a household name in many countries in the Southeast Asian regions for centuries but the people in the Western region has been only made aware of its existence just recently. The Garcinia Cambogia extract has been popularized in the different countries in the western region last year, 2012.
Since then, the demands for the said fruit extract have grown and the availability became scarce. There have been a lot of different dietary supplements that are known to aid in a person’s goal of shedding off the extra pounds in their body and most of them are using Garcinia Cambogia extract as its main ingredient.
Garcinia Cambogia is a tree that is commonly found in the forests of different Southeast Asian regions as well as in some areas in Africa but it is said to have originated from Indonesia. Its tree looks like an evergreen tree with loose branches. Its fruit looks like a small version of pumpkin with colours that varies accordingly. There are fruits whose colour can be greenish, reddish or yellowish. It has many different uses making it very popular in different Southeast Asian countries.
Some people are using it as an ingredient for cooking which includes making curries which is being done in most countries most especially in India. There are also those who use it as an ingredient in the preservation of fish which is the most common source of income in some Asian countries.
Its branches, on the other hand, produces yellowish substances which can be used as a dye or as an ingredient in making varnish which is being used in making furniture. The discovery of this fruit in the Western regions, specifically in the different parts of the United States, has given it the kind of popularity that even Google has proven with the many searches being made about it on a daily basis.
One of the main reasons why most people gain weight is because of over eating which are often times due to stress. The Hydroxycitric acid or most commonly known as HCA, is the component which can be found in Garcinia Cambogia extract which, according to different researches, is the one responsible for the different benefits that a person can get from the said fruit.
Based on studies made on this fruit, the extract can help in increasing the level of serotonin in a person’s body which is responsible in helping the person overcome stress by remaining calm; hence, at the same time prevents the person from suffering from stress eating which commonly happens when a person is in a state of depression or is stressed out.
There are other known reasons why a lot of people trust the power of this fruit. The centuries of experiences from people who have seen its actual benefits together with the different researches that can back it up have helped in the popularity that it is gaining right now, most especially considering that there hasn’t been any type of side effects known if this is taken in moderation.