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Gambooge – Garcinia gummi-gutta (syn. G. cambogia, G. quaesita) is a subtropical species of Garcinia native to Indonesia also commonly known as gambooge, brindleberry, brindall berry, Malabar tamarind, kodumpuli (Malayalam/Kerala), or ෙගාරකා (Sinhala); the yellowish fruit, sometimes called assam fruit is pumpkin-shaped.

Garcinia Cambogia – low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gambooge) used as a pigment when powdered.

Garcinia Cambogia Extract – is being used as an ephedra-free weight-loss aid.

Garcinol – a polyisoprenylated benzophenone, is extracted from the rind of the fruit of Garcinia indica, a plant found extensively in tropical regions.

Gastric Juice – a thin, clear, virtually colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands and active in promoting digestion.

Gastric Mucosa – is the mucous membrane layer of the stomach which contains the glands and the gastric pits.

Gastrointestinal – of or relating to the stomach and the intestines.

Glucose – A simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates

Glycogen – a substance deposited in bodily tissues as a store of carbohydrates; a polysaccharide that yields glucose on hydrolysis.

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