Garcinia mangostana Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
king's-fruit mangostan mangosteen
Garcinia mangostana

Medical use

Economic importance of Garcinia mangostana

Human food fruit
Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Malesia: Malaysia

Biological activities

Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Alpha-Amylase-Inhibitor
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
AntiHIV
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiacrodynic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (46 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antiamblyopic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antianemic
Iron found in Fruit (46 ppm)
Antianginal
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antianorectic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antiaphthic
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Antiarabiflavinotic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiatheromic
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Antibackache
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Mangostin found in Fruit ;found in Latex Exudate (500000 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antiberiberi
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Anticalculic
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (46 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Anticardiospasmic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Anticarpal-Tunnel
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Fruit (46 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antichilblain
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Anticoagulant
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Anticolitic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antideliriant
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Antidermatitic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antidyspeptic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antidysphagic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antienteritic
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antifeedant
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiflu
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiglossitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antiheartburn
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antihyperactivity
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antiinsomnic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antikeratitic
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (46 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antimyocarditic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antineuralgic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antineurasthenic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antineuritic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (685 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antipellagric
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antiscotomic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antiseborrheic
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Mangostin found in Fruit ;found in Latex Exudate (500000 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antistroke
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Antitubercular
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Antitussive
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Antivertigo
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (685 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Aphidifuge
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Riboflavin found in Fruit (1.3 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Circulotonic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Cytotoxic
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Demulcent
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Disinfectant
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Dye
Maclurin found in Wood
FLavor
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Hexyl-acetate found in Fruit
Fibrinolytic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Fungicide
Mangostin found in Fruit ;found in Latex Exudate (500000 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Hemostat
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Hepatotoxic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Fruit (64 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Hypolipemic
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Hypolipidemic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Hypouricemic
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Phosphorus found in Fruit (685 ppm)
Insectifuge
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Irritant
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Litholytic
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Neuroprotective
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Odontolytic
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Osteogenic
Phosphorus found in Fruit (685 ppm)
Peristaltic
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Mangostin found in Fruit ;found in Latex Exudate (500000 ppm)
Pectin found in Fruit (5000 ppm)
Thiamin found in Fruit (1.9 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (46 ppm)
Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Refrigerant
Citric-acid found in Fruit (27815 ppm)
Sedative
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Serotoninergic
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
Betulin found in Leaf (250 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Catechins found in Fruit (60000 ppm);found in Petiole (140000 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Fruit (0 ppm)
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)
Calcium found in Fruit (637 ppm)
Fiber found in Fruit (318000 ppm)
Niacin found in Fruit (38 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (8560 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Fruit (255 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1,3,6,7-tetrahydroxyanthone Wood
1,3,6,7-tetrahydroxyanthone-o-glucoside Wood
1,5-dihydroxy-2-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-3-methoxyxanthone Fruit
1fat Seed 1,000 34,285
8-deoxygartanin Fruit
Ascorbic-acid Fruit 10 255
Ash Fruit 2,000 13,140
Beta-carotene Fruit 0
Beta-mangostin Latex Exudate 20,000
Betulin Leaf 250
Calcium Fruit 100 637
Carbohydrates Fruit 143,000 960,000
Catechins Fruit 50,000 60,000
Petiole 700,000 140,000
Cis-hex-3-enyl-acetate Fruit
Cis-s-3-hexen-1-ol Fruit
Citric-acid Fruit 4,200 27,815
Fat Seed 30,000
Fiber Fruit 50,000 318,000
Gamma-mangostin Fruit
Garcinones Petiole
Gartanin Fruit
Hexyl-acetate Fruit
Iron Fruit 2 46
Kilocalories Fruit 600 3,630
Maclurin Wood
Mangostin Fruit
Latex Exudate 300,000 500,000
N,7dihydroxy-2-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)-3-methoxyxanthone Fruit
Niacin Fruit 6 38
Pectin Fruit 1,000 5,000
Phosphorus Fruit 100 685
Phytin Fruit 1,190 6,560
Potassium Fruit 1,350 8,560
Protein Fruit 5,000 34,285
Riboflavin Fruit 0.2 1.3
Sodium Fruit 10 64
Sugars Fruit 164,200 960,000
Thiamin Fruit 0.3 1.9
Water Fruit 802,000 849,000
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]