Friday, September 3, 2010

Why haven't you indulged in mangosteen yet?

Mangosteen is all the rage right now! Supplements, tea, and others are being made out of this fruit
Taken from one of my favorite sites
- Anti-fatigue (energy booster)
- Powerful anti-inflammatory (prevents inflammation)
- Analgesic (prevents pain)
- Anti-ulcer (stomach, mouth and bowel ulcers)
- Anti-depressant (low to moderate)
- Anxyolytic (anti-anxiety effect)
- Anti-Alzheimerian (helps prevent dementia)
- Anti-tumor and cancer prevention (multiple categories cited)... shown to be capable of killing cancer cells
- Immunomodulator (multiple categories cited) - helps the immune system
- Anti-aging
- Anti-oxidant
- Anti-viral
- Anti-biotic (modulates bacterial infections)
- Anti-fungal (prevents fungal infections)
- Anti-seborrheaic (prevents skin disorders)
- Anti-lipidemic (blood fat lowering, LDL)
- Anti-atherosclerotic (prevents hardening of arteries)
- Cardioprotective (protects the heart)
- Hypotensive (blood pressure lowering)
- Hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic effect, helps lower blood sugar)
- Anti-obesity (helps with weight loss)
- Anti-arthritic (prevention of arthritis)
- Anti-osteoporosis (helps prevent the loss of bone mass)
- Anti-periodontic (prevents gum disease)
- Anti-allergenic (prevents allergic reaction)
- Anti-calculitic (prevents kidney stones)
- Anti-pyretic (fever lowering)
- Anti-Parkinson
- Anti-diarrheal
- Anti-neuralgic (reduces nerve pain)
- Anti-vertigo (prevents dizziness)
- Anti-glaucomic (prevents glaucoma)
- Anti-cataract (prevents cataracts)
- Pansystemic - has a synergistic effect on the whole body

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