Garcinia mangostana is the scientific name of mangosteen. It is a rare tropical evergreen tree. The tree matures for 15 years before it bears fruit. It is found in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Hawaii. The purple mangosteen is considered to be the queen of all tropical fruits due to its rarity, unique appearance and exquisite flavor.
The pericarp or rind of this superfruit is a powerhouse of xanthone extracts called garcinol and mangostin. Xanthones are phytonutrients only found in this fruit. They are known to be strong antioxidants and fierce free radical fighters. Garcinol and mangostin are also well documented to exhibit incredible anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting cyclo-oxygenase enzymes and carcinogens (cancer- causing substances). Mangosteen has an abundance of anti-viral, anti-biotic, and anti-fungal properties.
Mangosteen has been used for centuries throughout Asia for people suffering from acne, eczema, psoriasis and various rashes. Mangosteen is also widely used for anti-aging and the balancing of skin tone . The antioxidant substance, xanthones, are more powerful than vitamins A, C & E. Xanthones offer vigorous benefits to nourish, rejuvenate, and slow aging. They are able to heal cells damaged by free radicals while strengthening the overall health of the skin and promote collagen production . Mangosteen will reduce inflammation, eliminate toxins, and diminish the risk of blemishes, leaving you with beautiful glowing skin!Please enjoy these natural skin care products handmade with the finest organic ingredients that will result in healthy skin you will feel wonderful in!