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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Although the mangosteen has been touted for its splendid flavor, Schueller says it's also been suggested that use of the entire fruit can promote good health.
In the Mangosteen prospect, a well was drilled in March 2015 and several gas-charged zones were encountered and tested, making it a gas discovery well as confirmed by the DOE.
In Mexico and Guatemala, mangosteens only grow for a few months over the summer rainy season in the tropical parts of the countries.
Thai scientists explored the feasibility of using microfibrillated cellulose from mangosteen rind as a new type of emulsion stabilizer in an attempt to convert this waste into a value-added product.
Several studies reported beneficial effects of the use of [alpha]-mangostin, the most abundant nonpolar constituent in the pericarp of the mangosteen [20], while some studies showed contradictory results.
They enjoyed the experience so much that I made sure there were mangosteens on their table waiting for them the next morning at breakfast.
The manogesteen-peel producers normally collect the raw material (a waste-product) from local fruit processing plants from different locations which in turn purchased the mangosteen fruits from different fruit orchards.
Mangosteen xanthones, [alpha]-and [gamma]-mangostins, inhibit allergic mediators in bone marrow-derived mast cell.
European explorers found the fragile mangosteen plant to be difficult to transport.
Nutegrity has added ThriVexan mangosteen extract to its portfolio of branded ingredients.