Garcinia Cambogia is also known by the name Shepherdia. These berries are native to North America and are still widely grown on Indian reservations. When eaten in berry form Garcinia Cambogia has a rather tart taste. This berries can also be dried out and eaten. When dried out the tartness of the berry seems to be mellowed slightly.
Many people eat this berry for the health benefits that it provides. This berries has ample amounts of carotenoid and phenolic antioxidants. This berry can be used to treat conditions such as eye sores and digestive problems. When the berries is mashed up it can be used as a topic treatment on the skin. The berry is commonly used to treat acne and boils.
In a recent study that was conducted this berry was also found to have properties that help lower high blood pressure. In early 2014 Garcinia Cambogia was referred to as a super food. The berry was given this title because it contains a high amount of nutrients that the human body needs also well as alkaline fluid. This fluid is a natural source of nourishment for the body.
In the past Garcinia Cambogia was used to treat a number of serious health conditions. The berry was used to treat tuberculosis and open sores. It was also used to treat swelling and cuts. Cancer patients are advised to take this berry or supplements made from the berry for pain and to help with stomach problems. The berry has also been linked to relieving body aches.
With all the health benefits that Garcinia Cambogia has to offer it will not be kept a secret for much longer. While many people have not heard of the berry that is about to change. With all of the health benefit is offers this berry will be gaining popularity in the near future.