In traditional medicine used in Southeast Asia, the mangosteed is used like anti-bacterial and antipyretic. The pulp and especially the crust contain hidroxitric acid (HCA) that acts as inhibator of lipogénesis therefore preventing excess cholesterol. Also when stimulating the gluco-receptors of the liver, it causes a filling sensation and can be used in treatments against obesity.
It offers amazing and excellent properties of nutritious value and detectors of free radicals. The most examined components of the Mangosteen are the Xantones. This class of vegetal nutrients is very active ecologically speaking and by its powerful antioxidant properties, they make this fruit unique. Of all the sources known that Xanton contains from nature, until now they have identified 43 different types of substances, that they favor our vital force.