by Ace Maxs
For centuries, those in Southeast Asia have revered the mangosteen, both for its flavor and the suggestion that it promotes good health. The whole mangosteen fruit—especially the xanthone-packed pericarp or rind—has been used traditionally to treat a variety of health conditions, actually. As early as 600 AD, scribes recorded the use of the mangosteen in the support and maintenance of good health.
Research indicates that naturally occurring xanthones may help:
maintain intestinal health*
support the immune system*
neutralize free radicals*
help support cartilage and joint function*
and promote a healthy seasonal respiratory system*