Mangosteen

Mangosteen: The purple Mangosteen, acclaimed for its unique appearance and flavour is often revered as queen of the tropical fruits. Mangosteen aids in promoting red blood cells and prevents against anaemia. Vitamin C in Mangosteen is effective against cataracts.1000mg Vitamin C per day is said to be effective in curbing cataracts and improving vision. It also helps to control the level of triglycerides, contains high amounts of minerals like copper, manganese, magnesium and potassium providing protection against strokes and coronary heart diseases.

The fruit has three major parts: the deep purple inedible rind, the white edible flesh which is segmented like oranges and the seeds, found within the flesh. The seed is extremely bitter and cant be eaten. Did you know that one of the major health benefits of Mangosteen is its effectiveness in treating Alzheimers disease?