Mangosteen is a tropical fruit native to South-East Asia. It has a dark purple color peel with a snow-white, juicy, and delicious flesh.
Mangosteen contains all essential nutrients required for normal growth and development and overall nutritional well-being. It is low in calories and doesn't have saturated fats or cholesterol. In addition it is rich in dietary fibre. Mangosteen is also good source of vitamin C, and also has vitamin B-complex such as thiamin, niacin and folates. Furthermore, Mangosteen also contains a very good amount of minerals like copper, manganese, Potassium and magnesium. Mangosteen rind has a list of polyphenolic acids including the xanthones and tannins which provide the powerful antioxidants.
Therefore Mangosteen is often regarded as "the queen" of tropical fruits.