Mangosteen fruit is deep reddish purple and can be described as sweet and tangy, citrusy with peach flavor and texture. It is found in Far Eastern tropical nations, such as Thailand. The fruit contains the greatest known supply of compounds called Xanthones which offer powerful immune & cardiovascular support and are used in research on gastric cancer. A source of potassium, which plays a vital role in energy levels.
Health benefits of mangosteen include reduced risk of cancer, inflammation, allergies and diabetes. It has antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial properties which help in protecting the body against various health ailments and also boosts immune system. Mangosteen is beneficial in maintaining healthy skin, weight management and providing relief from diarrhea and dysentery.