Mangosteen peel contains xanthonoids, such as mangostin, and other phytonutrients having antioxidant properties in vitro. Other various parts of the plant have a history of use in traditional medicine, mostly in Southeast Asia.*
A wide range of traditional uses of the Mangosteen set it apart from most other medicinal plants. The fruit contains significant quantities of several classes of phytonutrients.
Also known as Garcinia Mangostana, Mangosteen is a tropical evergreen with sweet and tangy fibrous fruit. Various parts of the plant have a history of use in traditional medicine going back to the Ming Dynasty.
A tropical tree, the Mangosteen must be grown in consistently warm conditions.
Did You Know?
Mangosteen fruit trees can grow as tall as 82 feet and takes 7-10 years to produce fruit!