Mangosteen is low in calories, high in fiber, and contains powerful antioxidants, including “xanthones”.
Xanthones and other phytonutrients neutralize harmful free radicals and help the body fight infection. The flesh of the fruit is contained within a husk (pericarp). Mangosteen pericarp has historically been used for its antimicrobial effects to treat skin infections, wounds, and dysentery. The pericarp contains 10 times more phenolic compounds and 20 times more antioxidant activity.
There have been many reports of the potential benefits of xanthones of the mangosteen pericarp, including properties that are including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, neuroprotective, and anti-obesity properties.
Nutritionally, mangosteens contain considerable amounts of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which are important in maintaining skeletal, muscular, and organ health. The potassium content helps control heart rate and regulate blood pressure, which in turn aids in lowering the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.
New research now suggests that xanthones may have properties that fight pain, allergies, infections, and skin disorders. There are new, ongoing studies that show promise that mangosteen may also benefit mental health issues.
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