Garcinia atroviridis Health effects and herbal facts

Garcinia atroviridis, known as Asam Gelugur, asam gelugo, or asam keping in Malay, is a large rainforest tree native to peninsular Malaysia. This species grows wild throughout peninsular Malaysia but is also widely cultivated, especially in the northern states, owing to its economic and medicinal value. Garcinia is a large perennial plant commonly found in evergreen forests in the southern region of Thailand and Malaysia.

Garcinia atroviridis

Medical use

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Malaysia

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
(-)-hydroxycitric acid Fruit
Atroviridin Stem Bark 2
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]