Mangosteen contains Vitamin C, Vit. B1 and B2, Niacin, Potassium, Protin, Iron, Tannins, Resin, malic acid, crytalizable mangoistine, and rich in Xanthon. Besides, mangosteen fruit is useful as an antioxidant, mangosteen’s antioxidant properties is higher than vitamin E and vitamin C. Antioxidant is compound that can delay or prevent the oxidation reaction of free radicals in lipid oxidation.
Benefits of mangosteen peel for diabetes
Mangosteen has also known as Queen of Tropical Fruits as they contain xanthone is not found in other fruits. While the flesh of the mangosteen fruit contains sugar saccharose, dekastrosa, levulose. The pulp is used for tonsillitis, ulcers, dysentery, hemorrhoids, sores or infections due to the ability of anti-inflammatory.
The rind from mangosteen can treat diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels. Xanthone substances also reduce insulin resistance in diabetics. Xanthones and flavonoids contained in the mangosteen skin are antioxidants. These antioxidants protect pancreatic beta cells and prevents damage from free radicals. Cells will regenerate so again produce enough insulin to lower blood sugar. In people with diabetes, pancreas cannot produce the insulin hormone normally. Apart from being an antioxidant compound that is needed by the body, mangosteen peel extract is also efficacious as anti-inflammatory, anti bacterial, as well as anti-cancer.
The other benefits of mangoosteen peel
Mangosteen is on the rank 2 in the world that has the highest antioxidant content after the Wolfberry, even getting into the Top Ten Food Trends Suplement according to Datamonitor's ProductScan Online. In addition to the benefits of mangosteen peel for diabetes, other Benefits of the Mangosteen peel are:
- Reduce weight: obesity problem occurs because the cell membrane in our bodies easily enlarge and harden. And this can be overcome by a substance which xanthone found in mangosteen fruit. These substances are re soften cells, and rapidly changing food into energy. This condition makes us healthier and at the same time who can overcome obesity.
- Fight free radicals: Mangosteen fruit contains catechins which proved to be more effective and more efficient than vitamin C and vitamin E in fighting free radicals in our bodies.
- Maintain Urinary Tract: The ability of pelvic muscles in women would think with age and this condition affects the urinary tract, and the men will have an enlarged prostate.
- Inhibits Breast Cancer Cells: methanol Ekstrat mangostin in mangosteen peel that is able to inhibit cancer cells and can cause apoptosis in breast cancer cells and inhibits the production of reactive oxygen species as free radicals.
- Curing Asthma: Asthma classified as a deadly disease caused by damage to the respiratory system. Mangosteen fruit into an ideal alternative medicine to cure it because it has the ability to fight infections and contain substances that reduce the allergenic.
- Eliminate the pain: the mangosteen fruit is also efficacious in reducing pain.
- Preventing Heart Disease: Heart disease and arteriosclerosis occur because the blood vessels around the heart loses its elasticity. And mangosteen bias restore the elasticity of blood vessels through which possessed antimicrobial and antioxidant fruit.
- Reduce High Blood Pressure: Hypertension or high blood pressure also occur because of vascular disorders.
- Maintain Digestion: The old man, so naturally decreasing acidity in the stomach, a condition that increases the bacteria in the stomach, causing diarrhea, intestinal ability to absorb food and excess gas decreases, the symptoms can be treated by substances in the xanthone mangosteen.
- Addressing Respiratory Disorders: One wonders xanosten bacteria-killing substance found in the mangosteen fruit is overcome respiratory problems.
- Increase Energy efficacious recover stamina
- Coping with Kidney stones: Take 3 ounces or more of the mangosteen fruit every day that causes frequent urination that can prevent kidney stones.
- Prevent Impaired Vision: Cataracts and glaucoma are impaired vision due to radiation that removes the eye lens protein. These disorders can be overcome by avoiding direct sunlight (use a glass eye) and the consumption of mangosteen that contain antioxidants.