Garcinia indica Segítenek fogyásban Garcinia indica, a plant in the mangosteen family ( Clusiaceae), commonly known as kokum, is a fruit- bearing tree that has culinary, pharmaceutical, and industrial uses. The genus Garcinia, belonging to the family Clusiaceae, includes about 200 species found in the Old World tropics, mostly in Asia and Africa.
Health Benefits of Kokum ( Garcinia Indica) Kokum is a wonderful fruit with many health benefits. One can either eat it raw, drink the juice, have the sun- dried kokum or pulverise the skins which are sundried to use it as a souring agent or food additive.
It can be used as a substitute for tomatoes, dried mango powder or tamarind.
Garcinia tamilban Khichdi fogyni Garcinia cambogia is now one of the best known members of the garcinia family thanks to its promotion as a weight loss aid on various TV shows. But the close cousin, garcinia indica, might not have got the spotlight yet, but will surely impress you once you know more about it.