Health Benefits Of Garcinia Indica (Cooling King Of India)

Garcinia indica is a  popular ,delicious ,cool and summer fruit in India . The genus garcinia  belongs to the family of Clusiaceae, includes about 200 species found mostly in Asia ,Africa ,western ghats region of India and Andaman Nicobar islands .It is commonly known as kokum fruit.


Garcina indica
Garcinia indica is easily grown  in forest lands, riversides and wastelands. These plants prefer evergreen forest but sometimes they also thrive in areas with relatively low rainfall.It is also cultivated on a small scale. It does not require irrigation, spraying of pesticides or fertilizers.The tree is ornamental, with a dense canopy of green leaves and red-tinged, tender, young leaves.
.The other name of the garcinia indica is
In English Kokum butter fruit , Wild mangosteem,  Red mango, Mate mongosteen, Kokam batten fruit, Mangosteen fruit.
In Bengali - Mahada .
In Marathi  - Kokam, Amsul, Katambi, Bhirand ,
in Kannada  - Dhupadamara, Murgala, Tittidika, Murgmahali, Murgala, Huli, Punarpuli.
In gujarathi - kokum .
Garcinia indica fruit pulp is having some important  chemical substances like   Garcinol, Isogarcinol, Comboginol and this fruit seed is having  Neutral lipids, and glycolipids.
Garcinia indica  is having lots of powerful nutrients like 

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