Infographic: Health Benefits of Mangosteen
The rind of the fruit in particular has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and contains a variety of complex organic chemicals, including Xanthones and Tannic Acid (aka Tannin).
Recent studies on Xanthones-rich Mangosteen suggest that the fruit is an excellent source of antioxidants and may have anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic properties.
This infographic lists some of the health benefits that are associated with Mangosteen and includes a recipe for an exotic smoothie made from the following healthy ingredients: mango, banana, coconut water and sun-dried Mangosteen powder smoothie. Mangosteen powder is available in natural and health food stores and online.
Infographic source: Oasis Advanced Wellness