The Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana), colloquially known simply as "the mangosteen", is a tropical evergreen tree, believed to have originated in the Sunda Islands and the Moluccas of Indonesia. The Purple Mangosteen belongs to the same genus as the other – less widely known – mangosteens, such as the Button Mangosteen (G. prainiana) or the Lemondrop Mangosteen (G. madruno).
Mangosteen, also known as the Queen of Fruits, is a delicious tasting fruit native to Southeast Asia. Mangosteen rind was found to have strong antioxidant properties, due to the
high content of Xanthones. Of the 200 known xanthones, nearly 50 are found in the "Queen of Fruits”. α-, β-, γ-mangostin are the major components, the most abundant of which
1.Product Name: Mangosteen Extract
2.Latin Name: Garcinia mangostana L.
3.Active Ingredient: Alpha-mangostin, Mangosteen Polyphenols, Garma-mangosteen
4.Test Method: HPLC
5.Part Used: Husk
6.Appearance: Brown-Yellow to Light Yellow
7. Packing: 25kg/ Carton Bag
8.Shelf Life: 2 years keep in dry and cool place
9. CAS No.: 6147-11-1
10.Molecular formula: C24H26O6
11.Molecular Weight: 410.47
Function and Usage:
1.Antioxidant: Mangostin is the inhibitor of oxidation of LDL, which have major role in cardio-vascular and related chronic diseases.
2.Anti-allergies and inflammations: γ- mangostin was identified to inhibit COX, as their inhibition acutely reduces inflammations, pains and fevers.
3.Antivirus and anti-bacteria: the polysaccharides in the extract form can stimulate phagocytic cells to kill intracellular bacteria.
4.Anticancer: Mangostin has been revealed to inhibit topoisomerase, which is essential for cell division in cancer cells, also could selectively induce cell apoptosis and inhibit cell division.