Mangosteen scientific name – Garcinia mangostana
Mangosteen belong family – Clusiaceae
Mangosteen has lot of health benefits ,latest Research released that Mangosteen contains polyphenol compounds known as xanthones. Xanthones is a natural chemical compounds provide a variety of potent medicinal properties.There are two types of xanthones in this fruit – alpha mangosteen and gamma mangosteen.
- Alpha-mangosteen provides antioxidant property.
- Gamma-mangosteen provides anti-inflammatory property.
Interesting Health Benefits of Mangosteen
Mangosteen minerals and vitamins
Serving Size: One cup (about 100 grams) of fresh mangosteen
Amt. Per Serving
- Carbohydrates 15.6 g
- Calcium 5.49 mg
- Fiber 5 g
- Sodium 7 mg
- Magnesium 13.9 mg
- Phosphorus 9.21 mg
Mangosteen rich in antioxidants that prevent cancer cell formation and also protects our body from free radicals that affect the function of cells. Polyphenols, Catechins found in mangosteen considered one of the most powerful known antioxidants.Mangosteen has ability to naturally fight cancers on the skin.
Prevent anti inflammation
Mangosteen fruit contains strong antibacterial,anti fungal properties and boost immune systems. mangosteen fruit lower the levels of C-reactive protein that cause harm for your body.Quinones in mangosteen are known for their anti-bacterial function and also considered as strong oxidants. Stilbenes also provide anti-fungal functionality even when ingested and also act as very strong antioxidants
Mangosteen is a best medicine for Tuberculosis , enhance the immunity, Mangosteen powerful oxidant properties even fight against bacteria such as chest disorder,tuberculosis.Mangosteen also boost our immune system.
Act as Antibiotic
Mangosteen act as Anti viral,Anti tumor,Anti allergic,Anti oxidant, Increases blood flow ,Treats anemia,Reduces the symptom of Parkinson.
Ensure Good Blood Flow
Mangosteen help in promoting red blood cells and prevent blood disorder such as anemia . Mangosteen improves the blood flow by causing dilation of blood vessels. Daily intake of Mangosteen protect us against certain diseases like atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, heart congestion and chest pains.
mangosteen is helpful in reducing the level of cholesterol in our body. It also helps to control the level of triglycerides that is called as bad cholesterol.
mangosteen leaves and barks used for treating diarrhea, dysentery, treat thrush and urinary disorders.