Goraka or Garcinia is a tropical species of widely used in South Asia and Southeast Asiaand it is native to the region. Goraka or Garcinia has been used in Sri Lanka since ancient times for culinary and medicinal purposes. The sun-dried Garcinia fruit halves are smoked till black and are rubbed with a mixture of salt and oil before transferring to earthenware pots and tightly sealed. These will stay fresh for years. Goraka can be made into a paste or pulp and it is very easy to use for culinary purposes. And it can be kept for a considerable time. In various countries Garcinia or Goraka is most often found in as a culinary supplement. Claims made in support of Garcinia’s potential benefits suggest that it can help weight loss, reduce appetite, lower cholesterol, improve rheumatism, and even relieve intestinal problems. At the same time the compound most frequently suggested as the potential source of Garcinia’s supposed benefits is its Hydroxycitric acids, also known as HCA. This supplement is often sold as a weight loss aid. Research suggests that HCA is safe to consume in small amounts and may help reduce appetite in some people.
Goraka (Garcinia quaesita), Water, Salt and Permitted Preservatives (E202)
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