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A tropical fruit that grows on an evergreen tree Garcinia mangostana Linn., found in Indonesia and Indochina. Its hull has been used as a traditional medicine in Thailand. Extracts from the hull have antioxidant, antihistaminic, and anti-inflammatory effects in laboratory experiments.