|GambogeGarcinia gummi-gutta (syn. G. cambogia, G. quaesita)|
is an evergreen, small or medium-sized dioecious, understorey tree.
The rinds of the ripe fruits are processed and used as a condiment in fish and prawn preparations to impart flavour and taste and to improve the keeping quality. In India, the dried seeds often yield a protein and fat-rich butter, popularly known as uppage tuppa Fruit juice or syrup is used as a coolant and helps reduce body fat. Fruit rind is marketed in large quantities, for example in India, export of over 50 tonnes (valued at 17 million rupees) have been recorded. Ref: http://www.worldagroforestry.org/treedb2/AFTPDFS/Garcinia_gummi-gutta.pdf