Garcinia Indica is a deep purple color fruit. It is popularly known as "Kokum" in India. The natural outer cover of the fruit is dried and used as a spice. It gives out tangy flavor since it contains citric acid, acetic acid, hydroxycitric acid, ascorbic acid, malic acid and garcinol.
Kokum juice is very popular in India especially during hot summer. It is delicious and has a cooling effect on the body. It is very refreshing drink. It not only quenches your thirst, but also helps to prevents dehydration and sunstroke due to heat.
Kokum has several health benefits. It is used as a natural home-made remedy for various ailments.
The other names of Kokum : Black Kokum, Cocum
French : Cocum
German : Kokam
Italian : Cocum
Indian : Kokam, Kokum