Latin Name: Garcinia mangostana L.
Part used: Fruit Rind (Pericarp)/Shell/Peel
Active ingredients: Alpha-Mangostin, Mangosteen Polyphenols, Garma-mangosteen, xanthone
Mangosteen Extract Specification:
10%-50% Mangosteen Polyphenols
CAS No.: 6147-11-1
Mangosteen, the Queen of Fruits, is a delicious-tasting fruit native to Southeast Asia. Mangosteen rind was found to have strong antioxidant properties due to the high content of Xanthones. Of the 200 known xanthones, nearly 50 are located in the “Queen of Fruits.” α-, β-, and γ-Mangostin are the significant components, the most abundant of which is α-Mangostin.
Functions and Applications of alpha Mangostin: