Mangosteen fruit is obtained from Manosteen tree, a tropical evergreen tree found in Sunda Islands and the Moluccas of Indonesia . The Mangosteen fruit first introduced in tropical South American countries where it is also grown. The fruit sometimes called Purple Mangosteen because of its rich purple colour, the edible part is the inner white portion which turns into very sweet and flavoursome fruit when ripe. It also has a lot of fibrous content.
Mangosteen provides numerous benefits to the human body. Mangosteen fruit got xanthones as its primary nutrient compound which is a high potency antioxidant. The fruit helps in boosting stamina and immunity among all ages. Mangosteen has got a lot of medicinal properties and almost every part of the plant is used in manufacturing of a variety of medicines.
The fruit also got anti- inflammatory properties because of which is used in treating skin ailments and urinary tract infections. It contains a lot of Vitamins and minerals which are indispensable for a healthy and fit body like Calcium, Phosphorous, Polysaccharides, Potassium, Iron, Stilbenes, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.
The fruit acts a boon to diabetics patients as it helps in increasing insulin levels in the body which are necessary for maintaining sugar levels. Not only this it is used in treating various other body disorders. It helps in curing stomach, mouth and bowel ulcers, reducing anxiety effect, treating dementia. It has also got a lot of anti-aging properties.
Below is a long list of various Mangosteen Benefits which Mangosteen fruit holds:
Anti-aging – helps prevent aging
Anti-allergenic – helps prevent allergic reactions
Anti-arthritic – helps prevent arthritis
Anti-atherosclerotic – helps prevent the hardening of the arteries
Antibiotic – prevents or modulates bacterial infections
Anti-calculitic – helps prevent kidney stones
Anti-cataract – helps prevent cataracts
Antidepressant – helps with depression
Anti-diarrheal – helps with diarrhea
Anti-fatigue – helps relieve fatigue
Antifungal – prevents or modulates fungal infections
Anti-glaucomic – helps prevent glaucoma
Anti-Inflammatory – helps with inflammation
Anti-lipidemic – helps lower blood fat
Anti-neuralgic – helps in nerve pain
Anti-obesity – helps in weight loss
Anti-osteoporosis – helps prevent the loss of bone mass
Antioxidant-rich – rich in antioxidants
Anti-oxolytic – anti-anxiety
Anti-Parkinson – helps with Parkinson’s disease
Anti-periodontic – helps prevent gum disease
Antipyretic – helps lower fever
Anti-tumor and cancer-preventive
Anti-vertigo – helps prevent dizziness
Antiviral – prevents or modulates viral infections
Cardio-protective – helps in the protection of the heart
Hypoglycemic – helps stabilize blood sugar
Hypotensive – helps lower blood pressure
Immunostimulant – helps the immune system fight infection
Magosteeen can be termed as the most effective health food supplement in present times. This is also called the ‘Queen of Fruits’ and undoubtedly can be considered as the most beneficial fruit mother nature has provided us.