Novel Nutrients Garcinia Cambogia is made from the fruits of Garcinia which is found in India and some other southeast countries in Asia. Since many years people in these countries are using these herbal extracts from this fruit to reduce weight but still there is no scientific proof that can guarantee the results. This fruit has Hydroxycitirc Acid which is known as HCA which is the miracle ingredient in all these herbal products. It also gives relief from Gas troubles and some other intestine related problems. According to ancient people in India it also helps in regulating the bowel movements.
Since these products are made from herbal extracts they are safe and there have been no reports about anyone getting into any serious trouble due to consuming them. HCA increases the rate of metabolism and thus increases the energy. It reduces the feeling of hunger thus limiting the overeating habits in people. These products are not undergone any major scientific research and hence there are no ways to tell about their effectiveness on humans. The only way is the reviews posted online by people who have used them or are using them. It is believed that these herbal extract expel worms and have anti-bacterial, antifungal, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It regulates bowel movements and to some extent is effective in reducing the symptoms of painful menstruation.
It also helps in correcting the urinary tract disorders. People above the age of 18 are allowed to consume these products. It is said that per day up to 2,800 milligrams intake of HCA is safe for humans. These extracts are available in capsule format which one can take with water or juice. For children below the age of 18, these capsules are a strict no, as they may not be safe for them. Plus, we all want our kids to feel hungry and these extracts just do the opposite. So, it’s best not to allow kids below 18 years to consume these medicines.
The Food and Drug department do not regulate the herbs and supplements; hence there is no assurance about the safety or purity of these products. Different people may have different effects or side effects on their body. In case one faces any serious side effect they are advised to stop the consumption of these capsules and consult their physician. In case someone is allergic to Garcinia Cambogia then they should also avoid consuming these extracts.
Those suffering from low blood sugar and high blood sugar can have these capsules under the supervision of their doctors. Such people should make sure that their doctor is aware about these capsules and how they are having it. People having Alzheimer’s disease should avoid any such herbal products. Those women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should also be safe from such capsules, as there is no scientific evidence of how these capsules react in women that are in these two cases. Such women should listen to their doctor’s advice who always mentions not to take any self medication.