A Summary of 31 Mangosteen Studies – (15) Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis. The oxidation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) may play an important role in atherosclerosis. The researchers investigated the possible antioxidant effects of mangostin, isolated from Garcinia mangostana (found in mangosteen fruit), on the oxidation...

A Summary of 31 Mangosteen Studies – (14) HIV

HIV. The investigators found that an extract of Garcinia mangostana L., mangosteen fruit, showed potent inhibitory activity against HIV-1 protease which affects the replication of HIV. Active constituents against HIV-1 protease from Garcinia mangostana. Planta Med....

A Summary of 31 Mangosteen Studies (10) – Mangosteen and HIV

The investigators showed many compounds of plant origin have been identified that inhibit different stages in the replication cycle of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Among these compounds, the xanthone mangostin, derived from the mangosteen fruit, was shown to...

A Summary of 31 Mangosteen Studies (9) Cholesterol

Oxidative damage is thought to play a critical role in cardiovascular and other chronic diseases. This has led to considerable interest in the antioxidant activity of dietary compounds. The researchers have previously shown that the xanthone, mangostin (found in...

A Summary of 31 Mangosteen Studies (8) Allergies and Inflammation

The investigators studied an extract of the fruit hull of Mangosteen, Garcinia mangostana L., mangosteen fruit. On the basis of pharmacological data, they determined that alpha-mangostin and gamma-mangostin (xanthones in mangostana) are a histaminergic and a...