mangosteen

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mangosteen

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.
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Active constituents against HIV-1 protease from Garcinia mangostana.
Garcinia mangostana L: a phytochemical and pharmacological review.
Cytotoxic prenylated xanthones from young fruit of Garcinia mangostana.
alpha]-Mangostin, isolated from the stem bark of Garcinia mangostana L.
Xanthones from green fruit hulls of Garcinia mangostana.