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1. (Plants) any member of a genus of evergreen trees, shrubs, and flowering plants of the family Clusiaceae, native to tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australasia
2. (Complementary Medicine) an extract from the fruit of Garcinia cambogia thought to act as an appetite suppressant, often used in weight-loss treatments. Also called: hydroxycitric acid or HCA
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Noun1.garcinia - evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteensGarcinia - evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's wort family - widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
Garcinia mangostana, mangosteen, mangosteen tree - East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
gamboge tree, Garcinia cambogia, Garcinia gummi-gutta, Garcinia hanburyi - low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered
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Meratrim, made from the extract of two medicinal herbs, Sphaeranthus indicus and Garcinia mangostana, are found in the supplement at a 3:1 ratio that grabbed the attention of weight loss enthusiasts as a natural supplement.
Batuan (Garcinia morella) is a souring fruit used mainly in the Visayas.
This staining or discolouration of paper with the impression of leaf shapes can be seen in the painting of Garcinia mangostana (figure 1).
[USPRwire, Wed Nov 14 2018] Garcinia Cambogia a small, sweet tropical tree fruit also known as Malabar tamarind.
Majeed: Sabinsa pioneered the first highly successful ingredient based upon the traditionally used fruit Garcinia cambogia and backed by modern research, Citrin, for weight management more than 20 years ago.
Critical vitrification steps towards survival of Garcinia hombroniana (Clusiaceae) shoot tips after cryopreservation
Over 300 species of typical rainforest trees will be planted in the week these will include several rare, endemic and threatened species like Artocarpus Lakoocha, Artocarpus Hirsutus, Diospyros condoliana among the emergent species, Vateria indica, Garcinia dalbotis from the top canopy, Persia macrantha, Oroxylum indicum from middle canopy, Baliospermum montanum from understorey and Barleria strigose and others from the ground cover.
It was entitled 'Comparative studies on the possible antioxidant properties of ethanolic seed extracts of Cola nitida (kola nut) and Garcinia kola (bitter kola) on hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress in rats.'
Assim, o objetivo do presente trabalho foi avaliar diferentes metodos para superar a dormencia de sementes de Garcinia gardneriana, de modo eficaz e com baixo custo para promover a germinacao rapida e uniforme das sementes.