Mangosteen (mangosteen) - fruit is exotic andquite rare, but if desired, fresh fruits or their juice can be purchased in our stores. This fruit is little known in our country, but it is very popular and popular in the cooking of Asian countries. Useful properties of mangosteen are traditionally used in folk medicine and pharmaceutics.
Useful properties of mangosteen fruit
Mangostins are small roundedFruits, 5-7 mm in diameter, in a dense skin from dark red to purple hues. This fruit is widely used in dietary nutrition, the treatment of diseases and the restoration of health. The properties of mangosteen are determined by its biochemical composition:
- in the flesh of the fruit contains a large number of vitamins, in particular up to 2 mg of vitamin C, as well as vitamin E, thiamine and nicotinic acid;
- the composition of the skin of the mangosteen includes unique antioxidants xanthones, up to 40 species of these compounds from 210 known to modern biochemists;
- The mineral composition is represented by potassium (210 mg), phosphorus (10 mg), calcium (up to 8 mg) and iron (up to 1 mg).
The main thing that a mangosteen is useful for is hisRestorative and immunomodulatory effect of xanthones on internal organs, vessels and tissues. With regular use, the restoration of the microbiological balance is noted, up to the renewal of cells and elimination of intracellular viruses. Fresh fruits and juice are recommended for recovery of the body after serious illnesses, injuries and surgical interventions.
Of all the known fruits, only mangosteencontains natural antioxidants of this strength, and it is the only fruit that contains xanthones. It is important to note that the beneficial properties of mangosteen are fully preserved in the juice of these fruits, which is much easier to buy than a fresh fruit.