I am trying to figure out about this amazing fruit. Even though I could get some information from one of the websites, www.magosteenfruitinfo.com, but would like to have some more. I would ask my mother, as my grand father was a naturopath.
Did you know that the mangosteen…
is a tropical fruit from Asia?
is the national fruit of Thailand?
contains 43 of the more than 200 xanthones found in nature, and that the name "xanthone" comes from the Greek word “xanthos,” meaning yellow?
is really called Garcinia mangostana in scientific circles?
belongs to the scientific family Guttiferae, which is the same family as St. John’s Wort?
was named by the French explorer and physician Laurentiers Garcin, who called it “more cordial than the strawberry?”
is rich in antioxidants?
is recommended for use in preventive maintenance for the body?
is not a mango?
has a rind that is used in tanning and dyeing?
is mentioned in Chinese medical accounts dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368 A.D.-1644 A.D.)?
has been used by tens of thousands of people for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years?
weighs generally about 80-140 grams?
usually contains only 2-3 seeds?
comes from a tree that can grow to a height of up to 75 feet?
grows on a tree that takes up to ten years of cultivation in order to bear fruit, and produces fruit twice each year
twigs from this tree are used in Ghana as “chew sticks”?
is claimed by some to be the best tasting fruit in the world?
has been said to have been Queen Victoria’s favorite fruit?
is known as the “food of the gods” and “queen of fruits” in some areas around the world?
Author: Janette B.
Title: Freedom From IBS
For years I was troubled. The problem only got worse. I was apprehensive about leaving the house in fear of an "episode." The doctor was on the verge of prescribing me a drug containing opiates. The episodes occured 5-6 times a week.
6 weeks after beginning use of the whole fruit puree of mangosteen ... I was overjoyed to find myself FREE from IBS. Two years later, I'm am still loving the mangosteen and feeling wonderful.
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