Learn about mangosteen

Mangosteen, scientific name is Garcinia mangostana, also known as bamboo, is a species of tree in the family Buoi. Belongs to a tropical tree that produces edible fruit, very familiar in Southeast Asia.

The tree is 7 to 25 m tall. The fruit when ripe has a thick outer skin, deep purple-red color. The intestines are ivory white and divided into many segments with a sweet and sour taste and an attractive aroma.

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Mangosteen contains a lot of protein, calcium, iron, phosphorus, .. so it is very good for health. In particular, in addition to the white intestine we often eat, the dark purple peel is also very good for health, it contains many antioxidants, helps prevent cancer, strengthens the immune system and is good for the heart.

Mangosteen is also likened to a kind of “panacea” to beautify the skin of women. This fruit helps reduce skin diseases such as acne, fungus, dermatitis, … it also supports against skin cancer and slows down the skin aging process in middle age.
The amazing uses of mangosteen

According to the nutritional composition, mangosteen has the following uses:

Strengthen the body

In mangosteen fruit contains tryptophan acid – a substance directly related to Serotonin (a neurotransmitter closely related to sleep, mood, happiness and appetite) to create excitement for the spirit.
Against aging

Xanthones and catechins and 3 vitamins in mangosteen are all extremely good ingredients for the skin and extremely effective anti-aging.

In addition, the diverse antioxidant compounds in mangosteen also have the ability to limit damaged cells, and at the same time restore damaged skin cells, thus minimizing skin aging and bringing back healthy skin. Gives you youthful, vibrant skin.

Cancer prevention

Mangosteen peel contains high levels of xanthones (substances belonging to the group of antioxidants, derived from plants) so it has a strong anti-inflammatory effect and supports the destruction of cancer cells.