About Mangosteen Bark Powder (Garcinia mangostana)
Mangosteen is a tropical and exotically growing fruit plant with a slightly sour and sweet flavor. It is known to be native to southeast Asia and can be grown in all the tropical regions of the world. It is also known as purple mangosteen due to the presence of deep purple color after rind ripening. In contrast to the outer skin, its inner flesh is juicy and bright white. Relatively it is an obscure fruit but provides numerous health benefits due to the presence of unique antioxidants, fibers, and nutrients.
One cup of drained and canned mangosteen provides 143 calories, 35 g carbohydrates, 3.5 g fiber, 1 g fat, 1 g protein, 9% vitamin C for reference daily intake, 15% folate of vitamin B9, 7% thiamine or vitamin B1, 6% riboflavin vitamin B2, 10% manganese, 7% copper and 6% magnesium of daily RDI.
The presence of xanthones in the mangosteen is significantly helpful to reduce inflammation. Animal-based and test-tube studies have shown that xanthones offer good anti-inflammatory effects and help to reduce the chances of inflammatory diseases such as diabetics, heart disease, and cancer. It is also a rich source of fiber, and its optimal consumption helps to improve inflammatory responses of the body.
Scientific studies have shown that bioactive compounds found in the mangosteen are essentially helpful for inhibiting the production of fat-producing enzymes. It also aids in enhancing glycogen storage after exercise and improves the exercising capacity of individuals. Animal-based and test tube-based studies have shown that xanthones present in the mangosteen are also helpful to control blood sugar levels. The presence of fiber is also helpful for stabilizing blood sugar and improving diabetic control. It also helps for weight loss by suppressing the appetite and reducing the desire for eating snacks between the meal intervals.
Mangosteen is helpful to protect the heart by improving good cholesterol levels and reducing bad cholesterol levels. Control over cholesterol levels is helpful to reduce the chances of stroke, heart attack, atherosclerosis, and fluctuations in blood pressure. It also reduces muscle weakness and fatigue in diet-conscious people.
Vitamin C and fiber present in the mangosteen are greatly important for maintaining the health of the immune system. Fiber supports the beneficial gut bacteria and vitamin C is important for the functioning of immune cells due to its antioxidative properties. While mangosteen posses’ strong antibacterial properties and their optimal use help to suppress the population of harmful bacteria.
Improving Skin Health
Skin damage due to environmental pollution and sun exposure is a major reason for skin cancer, aging, and burning. Results of scientific studies have revealed the protective effects of supplemental mangosteen against ultraviolet radiation. Its skin protective effects are also attributed to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidative capacity.
Improving Brain Health
Mangosteen extracts are proven to be effective against brain inflammation, depression, and mental decline. Its regular use is also helpful to reduce stress and anxiety. Thus, its optimal consumption allows users to sleep better by offering calming and relaxing effects.
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