Garcitrin® FAQ

SGarcitrin®

What is GarCitrin?
  • GarCitrin is a patented weight management product
  • GarCitrin is the third Sabinsa product which received the Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award
  • GarCitrin constituents are phytonutrients, which are derived from Garcinia cambogia
What are the active ingredients?
  • The active compounds are the calcium salt of (­‐) hydroxycitric acid (HCA) and garcinol
What is the content of GarCitrin?
  • GarCitrin contains 50 to 60% of (­‐) HCA, 18 to 20% of calcium and 5 to 7% of garcinol
What is the source of the extract?
  • GarCitrin plant constituents are obtained from Garcinia cambogia and Garcinia indica which are cultivated in Southern India
How does GarCitrin lower weight?
  • (-­) HCA competes with citrate for the enzymatic activity of ATP citrate lyase in the cytoplasm. As a result, less acetyl coenzyme A is formed from citrate. Acetyl coenzyme A is a major precursor of fatty acids and malonyl coenzyme A. Because of it, GarCitrin
  • Suppresses lipogenesis *
  • Stimulates the metabolic rate of fat burning *
  • Diminishes appetite *
Why is garcinol combined with (-­) HCA in GarCitrin?
  • A double‐blind clinical study reported that a combination of (-­) HCA with garcinol is more potent than (‐)HCA is alone in weight loss
  • Visit www.garcitrin.com/clinicalfor details of the study
What are biological activities of garcinol?
  • (-­) HCA competes with citrate for the enzymatic activity of ATP citrate lyase in the cytoplasm. As a result, less acetyl coenzyme A is formed from citrate. Acetyl coenzyme A is a major precursor of fatty acids and malonyl coenzyme A. Because of it, GarCitrin
  • Suppresses lipogenesis *
  • Stimulates the metabolic rate of fat burning *
  • Diminishes appetite *
Are clinical studies available on GarCitrin as a weight‐loss aid?
  • Yes, clinical studies have shown the potency of GarCitrin in weight loss
  • The results also demonstrated that GarCitrin is more efficient than (­‐) HCA is alone
  • Preclinical studies conducted in laboratory animals using (­‐) HCA alone and (-­)HCA combining with garcinol
Are there any side effects?
  • No serious side effects nor adverse effects have been reported
Is the plant sustainably harvested?
  • Yes, GarCitrin ingredients are extracted from sustainably-­grown Garcinia cambogia
Is GarCitrin GMO?
  • No, GarCitrin is not a genetically‐modified organism
What about Allergen­‐free, Kosher and Halal certifications?
  • Sabinsa’s most ingredients are Kosher and Halal certified as well as Allergen-­ free
Is GarCitrin an ODI (Old Dietary Ingredient)?
  • Yes, GarCitrin is an Old Dietary Ingredient.
  • GarCitrin can therefore be marketed immediately, without the need for pre-­market NDI notification
What is the suggested daily dose?
  • The suggested dose is 500 mg of extract 30 min to 1 hr before meals‐3 times daily
Is GarCitrin manufactured in a cGMP facility?
  • Sabinsa’s manufacturing facilities (located in India) are operated according to cGMP
  • They are FDA‐inspected and passed
Is Sabinsa’s GarCitrin patented?
Where can I find more information on GarCitrin?

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