Anyone ever try Mangosteen Juice??

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Dowa
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   Posted 12/20/2008 12:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Somewhere I read about Mangosteen and your immune system so I bought some yesterday at Whole Foods. I was wondering if I could expect a die-off or herx from it as it is supposed to be pretty potent. Anyone here use Mangosteen?? Thanks   D

Razzle
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   Posted 12/20/2008 5:39 PM (GMT -6)   
This juice is largely cheap pear and apple juice. The amount of active ingredient is too small to be of consequence for health. It might put a bounce in your step because of the sugar content in the pear/apple juice, but that's about all it is good for.

If you want antioxidants, get clove essential oil (over 1 million on the ORAC scale) and Ningxia wolfberries. Nothing else has as high antioxidant properties.

Good luck,
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-J Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
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Dowa
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   Posted 12/20/2008 6:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Razzle: NO pear or apple added, its 100% mangosteen, nothing else!  D

Razzle
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   Posted 12/20/2008 8:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh ok, so it's not XanGo. You might find http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mangosteen of interest...

Take care,
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-J Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds:  Zofran, Pulmicort, Vitamin B12 Shots, Heparin (to flush PICC line).

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