Applications of mangosteen have been shown to be effective in minimizing acne. One study showed that mangosteen was successful in scavenging free radicals, as well as acting as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant which can be useful in relieving common skin conditions(10).
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Serving size – 1
12oz fresh squeezed orange juice
¼ tsp Mangosteen Powder
¼ cup fresh or frozen fruit
Add all ingredients into a high speed blender, and blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Enjoy!
1 – “Distribution of major xanthones in the pericarp, aril, and yellow gum of mangosteen (garcinia mangostana linn.) fruit and their contribution to antioxidative activity.” National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 2013.
2 – “Antitumour and free radical scavenging effects of γ-mangostin isolated from Garcinia mangostana pericarps against hepatocellular carcinoma cell.” Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, 2013.
3 – “α-Mangostin extracted from the pericarp of the mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana Linn) reduces tumor growth and lymph node metastasis in an immunocompetent xenograft model of metastatic mammary cancer carrying a p53 mutation.” BMC Medicine, June 3, 2011.*
4 – “In vitro and in vivo anti-colon cancer effects of Garcinia mangostana xanthones extract.” BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, July 20, 2012.
5 – “Assay-guided fractionation study of alpha-amylase inhibitors from Garcinia mangostana pericarp.” National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore, 2007.
6 – “α-Mangostin: anti-inflammatory activity and metabolism by human cells.” The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2013.
7 – “Mangosteen xanthones mitigate ovalbumin-induced airway inflammation in a mouse model of asthma.” Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2012.*
8 – “Ameliorative prospective of alpha-mangostin, a xanthone derivative from Garcinia mangostana against beta-adrenergic cathecolamine-induced myocardial toxicity and anomalous cardiac TNF-alpha and COX-2 expressions in rats.” University of Madras, 2008.*
9 – “New medicinal properties of mangostins: analgesic activity and pharmacological characterization of active ingredients from the fruit hull of Garcinia mangostana L.” Sun Yat-sen University, China, 2010.*
10 – “Effect of Garcinia mangostana on inflammation caused by Propionibacterium acnes.” Mahidol University, Thailand, 2007.
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