Scientific name - Garcinia gummi-gutta
Garcinia gummi-gutta commoly known as garcinia cambogia, brindleberry, Malabar tamarind and kudam puli is a native fruit of Indonesia. The fruit resembles like a small pumpkin and turns yellow from green when gets ripened. The typical sour taste makes the fruit a great ingredient for food stuffs especially in making traditional recipes in some parts of south Asian countries. It is also used as purgatives in traditional medicine. Its size varies from an orange to that of a grape fruit.
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