Mangosteen fruit is one of the most praised tropical fruits. Unique, sweet, juicy and tangy. this fruit has been used for its nutritional and medicinal value for many generations.
Nutrition and health benefits
It is rich in vitamin-C, vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and vitamin A and have antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial properties which help in protecting the body against various health ailments, promoting red blood cells and preventing against anemia, also boosting immune system.
Mangosteen is said to contain at least 20 known xanthones. Other vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folate, folic acid, carotene and cryptoxanthin are also found in mangosteen. Splendid amount of minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper to help control heart rate and blood pressure, maintain healthy skin and weight, provide relief from diarrhea and dysentery. Mangosteen seeds have the same health benefits and minerals as the rinds.