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Garcinia
Garcinia is an Asian tree, the fruit of which contains hydroxycitric acid, known simply as HCA. HCA benefits are thought to include enhancing energy and promoting weight loss. Although an HCA supplement herb can be taken on its own, garcinia is usually found in a combination weight loss product along with other herbs such as bitter orange extract and guarana seed.

Garlic
Garlic is one of the world's oldest healing herbs, and as such has been used for centuries for everything from headaches, menstrual cramps and tumors.
The benefits lie in its antibiotic, antioxidant and heart-protective qualities. Garlic contains a chemical called allicin, which can fight infection. Along with another substance called ajoene, garlic health benefits include lowering cholesterol, reducing the likelihood of blood clots and facilitating blood flow.

Ginger Root
A perennial herb native to China and India, ginger root has been used for centuries in Asian cooking and medications. Ancient peoples used ginger root to cure everything from menstrual cramps to seasickness to food poisoning to body odor. The roots of the plant, called rhizomes, are where the benefits of ginger root lie.
1) Aids in Digestion - Perhaps the best herb for digestion, ginger root prevents indigestion and abdominal cramping. Ginger also helps break down proteins, aiding the digestion process.
2) Alleviates High Blood Pressure - Ginger improves and stimulates circulation and relaxes the muscles surrounding blood vessels, facilitating the flow of blood throughout the body.
3) Treats Nausea and Morning Sickness - Ginger has been widely shown to prevent as well as treat motion sickness. Ginger root relaxes the stomach and relieves the feeling of nausea.
4) Lowers LDL Cholesterol - Ginger root extract can help reduce the levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol in the body, reducing the risk of developing heart disease.

Ginkgo Biloba
Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba
1) Improving Memory and Mental Alertness - Ginkgo research has pointed to its ability to improve circulation to the brain, bringing it the necessary oxygen and nutrients for proper function. Ginkgo biloba thus helps stimulate the brain, improving memory, alertness and concentration.
2) Fighting Disease - Ginkgo biloba research shows powerful antioxidants that fight dangerous free radicals that damage cells and body tissues. Antioxidants help rid the body of toxic chemicals that can lead to the onset of cancer and other diseases.
3) Lowering Blood Pressure - Another one of the many ginkgo biloba uses is to improve circulation throughout the body. It also dilates (opens) arteries, thus reducing blood pressure.
Gingko Biloba analysis illustrates the benefit of ginkgo in treating vertigo (dizziness) and tinnitus (ringing in the ears.) It may also help in the early stages of Alzheimer's and dementia, as well as help with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder).

Goldenseal
Goldenseal is used to ease the symptoms of problems such as indigestion, stomachache, constipation, diarrhea, ulcers, canker sores, sore throat, gingivitis, sore mouth, vaginal irritation, mild conjunctivitis, colds and flu, and earaches.

Gotu Kola
Gotu kola has been shown to treat a variety of conditions from skin problems to poor circulation.
Benefits of Gotu Kola
1) Treating Skin Conditions - Gotu kola facts have shown it to help treat rashes and thick skin. It alleviates itching and redness, and as such is very helpful in treating psoriasis.
2) Improving Memory - Gotu kola facts show it improves circulation in the brain, contributing to enhanced mental performance and memory retention,
3) Improving Circulation - Gotu kola facts point to its ability tohelp circulation in the lower legs as well as strengthen the blood vessels, which may inhibit varicose veins.
Gotu kola is also helpful in healing wounds, and research shows that gotu kola may be pivotal in helping treat leprosy.

Grape Seed Extract

Grapefruit Pectin
It is a soluble dietary fibre that is antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic, and an antiseptic all in one.

Pectin is a thickening agent that is found in fruit peels, and is a complex carbohydrate. It is found in many fruits such as lemons, oranges, and grapefruits. Grapefruit Pectin means it comes from grapefruit. Not only is it a great digestive aid but also has many benefits including:

-Reducing cholesterol levels
-Preventing high blood pressure, stroke and disease , and Cancer
-Helps fight free radicals
-Common Cold
-Controls blood glucose in diabetes
-Reducing/Curing Kidney Stones
-Stomach Ulcers and preventing any stomach or intestinal disorders

Contradictions: Pregnant women

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Green Coffee Bean
Green coffee bean is a coffee bean that is dried and in its natural state, rather than being roasted. When a coffee bean is roasted the properties of the bean change making it unstable. When dried naturally, green coffee beans are high in anti-oxidants. The extract from green coffee beans support weight loss because the compounds found in the green coffee bean such as caffeine and chlorogenic acid. These compounds lock glucose absorption and promotes the use of fat as energy.

Green Tea

Guarana

Gugulipid (Guggul)

Gymnema Sylvestre
While gymnema sylvestre is used in connection with a variety of health conditions, it has gained most of its popularity for its purported ability to regulate and lower blood sugar levels. Additionally, a few studies indicate that gymena sylvestre may help to remedy both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. First, the chemical compounds found in gymena sylvestre appear to lower the amount of sugar processed by the stomach. Finally, it has been shown that chewing on the leaves of gymnema sylvestre numbs a person's taste for sweets whereby decreasing their desire to eat foods containing high amounts of sugar. Gymnema may also be able to raise insulin levels. However, gymnema used as a treatment for diabetes has in now way been verfied by clinical evidence. Some studies have shown that supplementation with gymnema sylvestre may reduce blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and also block the absorption of dietary fats into the bloodstream.