Garcinia mangostana (Mangosteen) possesses health-benefitting phytoconstituents called xanthones which are reported to have anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. Examples of xanthones are alpha-mangostin which is a very potent antioxidant, gamma-mangostin which is a powerful anti-inflammatory, and garcinone E which is a strong anti-tumor agent.

Mangosteen/Mangostin

Other Names: 
Queen of fruits
Other Traditional Medicinal Uses: 
    • Antioxidant
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Cardioprotective
    • Antibacterial
    • Antifungal
    • Anti-allergy
    • Anti-diabetic
    • Anti-cancer
    • Immunobooster
    • Helps regulate blood pressure and heart rate
    • Neuroprotective
    • Improves digestion
    • Promotes healthy skin
    • Promotes wound healing
    • Relieves diarrhea and dysentery
    • Astringent
    • Helps regulate menstrual cycle
    • Maintains healthy weight
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