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Mangosteen

Mangosteen

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Did You Know

  • In South-East Asia, Mangosteen is commonly known as the Queen of Fruit, and is frequently paired with Durian, the King of Fruit.

  • The 15th century Chinese record Yingya Shenglan described mangosteen as “mang-chi-shih”, which comes from the Malay language “manggis.”

  • There was a legend about Queen Victoria offering a reward of 100 pounds sterling to anyone that could deliver her a fresh Mangosteen.

  • Mangosteen is an evergreen tree with a dense, roundish crown. It can reach 20 to 82 feet in height.

  • Mangosteen is an apomictic plant, which means that female trees produce fruit without pollination

 

Health Benefits

  • Mangosteen is often termed a “superfruit” due to its exceptionally high nutritional value, couple with a very high antioxidant value. This coupled with its obvious medicinal value makes it a fantastic addition to any healthy diet.

  • The fruit is a rich source of dietary fibers, vitamins C, B1, B3 and B9 and minerals such as copper, manganese and magnesium.

  • Mangosteen is often labeled as a “superfruit” due to the high content of antioxidants that it has and because of its high nutritional value.

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