Kudampuli also known as Garcinia Cambogia is a magical fruit that has become very famous lately since it was given due importance on Dr. Oz’s show on a popular American television channel. Garcinia Cambogia is a scientific name for a tropical fruit brindleberry or Malabar Tamarind or Kudampuli that is grown along the Western Ghats and on the coasts of Kerala and Karnataka in India, Southeast Asia and in Central Africa. It is a small pumpkin shaped fruit that is green and yellow in color containing Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) that is believed to help in weight loss, suppress appetite and increase muscle mass.
Kudampuli as a fruit is rich in Vitamin C, has high water content but is low in fat. Kudampuli has been used for centuries in traditional fish curries instead of tamarind giving the dish a sour taste. It is used as a natural spice in many South Indian cuisines in Kerala due to its unique taste.
Kadampali is known to have anti-inflammatory properties helping to treat gastric and bowel disorders. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicines for the treatment of stomach ulcers, intestinal worms and arthritis and also helps in promoting digestion.
Besides these health benefits Kudampuli or Garcinia Cambogia is known to aid in weight loss by suppressing appetite. The HCA contained in the rind of the Kudampuli fruit prevents conversion of carbohydrates into fats with the help of an enzyme Citrate Lyase. This weight loss property of Kudampuli is seeing a rapid increase in its usage. When you order Kudampuli online from Valley Spice you will receive the product fresh from the trees in South India.