Obesity has become one of the number one problems that we have in the world today. The number of people who have been suffering from this kind of condition has been increasing each day. With this reason, a lot of different manufacturers of different supplements who claim to aid in our goal of promoting a well-balanced and healthy body have been emerging everywhere, all of them giving the same promise, which is why it is hard to determine which among them, is telling the truth. In this aspect, the name Garcinia Cambogia has started to gain its own popularity.
You may find out that if you surf the net and research on it, you will be returned with a lot of different hits. For some people, you may even be surprised that the name has been popular for centuries already. Garcinia Cambogia is a fruit-bearing plant which has originated from Indonesia and can also be seen in the damp and wet forests of other Southeast Asia as well as some African regions. Its branches are usually being made into dye for varnishes being used for furniture. Its fruits are being used as an ingredient for cooking and medicinal purposes.
The Garcinia Cambogia extract is one of the most common ingredients that can be found in most food supplements that aid in weight loss. It might be surprising for others to know that it is the fruit’s skin that’s being used as medicine and ingredient for these food supplements and not the fruit itself. Centuries of experience and a lot of studies have proven its effectiveness. This was first used as an effective weight loss remedy in different Southeast Asian countries but has now been introduced in Western countries.
The effects of Garcinia Cambogia extract can be seen in two different ways which are by means of preventing new fats from forming and by suppression of the user’s appetite. The different supplements that do these things come in different forms, some of them being in the form of capsule, snack bars, and tablet and in syrup form. Most of the users have given their testimonies that when taking these, they feel full and the long term effect is that their craving for foods that are sweet and rich in carbohydrates has eventually stopped.
Some people from Southeast Asian regions have been using this long before it was introduced in the market in Western regions. They are being used in old-fashioned medicine. It is said to also treat other types of gastrointestinal problems. There are even reports made that it was used in making heart tonic. It is also known as an astringent being used in curing different types of ailments. Some people are also using it as a laxative and used as purgative which aids in the treatment of the parasites which resides in a person’s body like intestinal worms.
The safeties that people get when using it has been proven however; it is still not recommended to be used for a long time. The maximum length of time given for people to use it is 12 weeks. Prolonged use is being discouraged.