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Garcinia Cambogia Fruit Garcinia cambogia is a plant, also known as Garcinia gummi-gutta. The fruit of the plant looks like a small, green pumpkin and is used in many traditional Asian dishes for its sour flavor. In the skin of the fruit, there is a large amount of a natural substance called Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA). This is the active ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia extract… that is, the substance that produces the weight loss effects.
Bottom Line: Garcinia Cambogia is a plant often used in Asian recipes.