Table 5: Commercialized dietary supplements that contain G. cambogia extract/HCA.

Product name CompanyConcentration of HCA Doses recommended (daily) Formulation of supplement

Super CitriMax HCA-600-SXSInter health N.I.60% (−)-HCA in its free form, 1.0% (−)-HCA in its lactone form3 capsules, 3 times daily, 30–60 min before meal 3 capsules per serving: G. cambogia extract 1500 mg (providing 900 mg of HCA), calcium 150 mg, potassium 225 mg, 0.5% sodium, 0.1% magnesium, 0.03% iron, 0.05% total phytosterols, 0.3% total protein, 4.5% moisture, and 8.5% soluble dietary fiber

GarCitrinSabinsa Corporation50% (−)-HCA500 mg, 3 times daily 500 mg of GarCitrin (providing 250 mg of HCA) and 5% Garcinol

Sci-Fit Pro Cut50% (−)-HCA4 capsules, 2-3 times daily, 30–60 min before meal 4 capsules per serving: G. cambogia 1000 mg (providing 500 mg of HCA), green tea extract 500 mg (98% polyphenols) (45% epigallocatechin/EGCG), guarana extract 910 mg (22% caffeine), caffeine 100 mg, L-carnitine 100 mg, white willow bark extract 100 mg (standardized for 15% salicin), dandelion 100 mg, juniper berry extract 100 mg, buchu extract 100 mg, and chromium 200 mg

G. cambogia and Kola Nut 450 mgTerraVita1 capsule, 3 times daily, with meals225 mg G. cambogia fruit, 225 mg kola nut

G. cambogia ProThera, Inc.50% (−)-HCA1–6 capsules daily, before meals.500 mg G. cambogia (providing min. 250 mg of HCA), vegetarian capsule (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, water), cellulose, magnesium stearate, and silicon dioxide

G. cambogia PlusAtrium Inc 50% (−)-HCA2 capsules, 3 times daily Chromium 166  g (as Cr picolinate 500 mg and Cr arginate 160 mg), G. cambogia 340 mg (providing 170 mg of HCA), atractylodes 80 mg, citrus aurantii 80 mg, gelatin, rice powder, and magnesium staerate

G. cambogia Plus BioCare Ltd.50% (−)-HCA3 capsules daily, 20 min before foodG. cambogia 500 mg, vitamin B5 (calcium pantothenate) 6 mg, vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 5 mg, manganese gluconate(providing 270  g elemental manganese) 2.5 mg, and chromium polynicotinate 0.9 mg (providing 100  g elemental chromium)

Garcinia 1000Source Naturals50% (−)-HCA1 tablet, twice daily, 1 hour before mealChromium (as chromiumpolynicotinate [ChromeMate] and chromium picolinate) 150  g, sodium 25 mg, G. cambogia fruit extract (providing 500 mg of HCA) 1 g

Garcinia 1000 hydroxycitric acidNature's life50% (−)-HCAG. cambogia rind concentrate (providing 500 mg of HCA) 1 g, cellulose, silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate and “Micro-Cellulose” coating

Citrin Natural Nirvana 1 capsule, 2 times daily G. cambogia 495 mg, BioPerine 5 mg

HCA 450 mg tabletHigher nature450 mg HCA per tablet1-2 tablets, 3 times daily, 30 min before mealTamarind fruit extract, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate (vegetarian source), hydroxypropyl methylcellulose coating, silicon dioxide, and acacia powder

HCA Hydroxy citric acidViridian Nutrition Ltd.50% (−)-HCA1 capsule, 3 times daily, before mealG. cambogia (providing 250 mg HCA) 500 mg, viridian bilberry extract, alfalfa, spirulina blend 150 mg, and vegetarian cellulose capsule 120 mg

HCA hydroxycitric acidLife Extension Foundation50% (−)-HCA1 capsule, 3 times daily, 45 min before meals with 1 capsule of CitriChromeG. cambogia (fruit) (providing 250 mg of HCA) 500 mg

Hydroxycitrate Solgar 50% (−)-HCA1 capsule, 30–60 min before meal G. cambogia fruit powdered extract (providing 250 mg [50%] HCA) 500 mg, hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, vegetable magnesium stearate, and silicon dioxide

Hydroxycitrate PlusMetagenics1 tablet, 3 times daily, 30–60 min before mealGarcinia fruit extract (G. cambogia) 500 mg, L-carnitine 100 mg, niacin (as niacinamide) 50 mg, pantothenic acid (as D-calcium pantothenate) 25 mg, riboflavin 10 mg, manganese (as manganese arginine) 750  g, and chromium (as chromium nicotinate glycinate) 75  g