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Doctor insights on: Xango Mangosteen

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Is a mangosteen a citrus fruit?

Is a mangosteen a citrus fruit?

Not citrus: The citrus fruits include orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit. For a little more information on citrus and citrus allergy go to: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/11/lemon-lime-orange-and-grapefruit-citrus-allergy/. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

Not well studied. : Preliminary results of 1 study suggest mangosteen may be beneficial for treatment of periodontist when applied in gel to gums. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) ; effectiveness as a topical acne treatment. It has been used by native asian healers in treatment of tuberculosis, infections ; diarrhea (but hasn't been adequately studied). ...Read more

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What are mangosteen supplements for?

What are mangosteen supplements for?

It taste good: Mangosteen is a fruit grown in thailand. At this point almost all studies have been done in a laboratory and there is little human research to indicate how mangosteen supplements or juice, by itself, would influence the prevention or how it would be useful in the treatment of various cancers, including breast, lung, and liver. ...Read more

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Mangosteen capsules for gerd, can this work?

Mangosteen capsules for gerd, can this work?

Inadequately studied: At this time. Preliminary results of 1 study suggest mangosteen may be beneficial for treatment of periodontist when applied in gel to gums. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) ; effectiveness as a topical acne treatment. It has been used by native asian healers in treatment of tuberculosis, infections ; diarrhea (but hasn't been adequately studied). ...Read more

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Health benefits of mangosteen tea and how much to drink to get the benefits?

Health benefits of mangosteen tea and how much to drink to get the benefits?

Studies to date are : Inadequate to answer that question fully. Preliminary results of 1 study suggest mangosteen may be beneficial for treatment of periodontist when applied in gel to gums. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) ; effectiveness as a topical acne treatment. It has been used by native asian healers in treatment of tuberculosis, infections ; diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does mangosteen work for treating lupus (sle)?

Does mangosteen work for treating lupus (sle)?

This has not been : Adequately studied enough to be able to answer your question. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) on health. ...Read more

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Is mangosteen useful for the treatment of cancer?

Is mangosteen useful for the treatment of cancer?

Doubtful value: It is one of those folklore medicines/supplements which raises some hope in the minds of those who believe in it. There is no good science to support its usefulness in Cancer treatment, yet. ...Read more

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Is ringworm treatable with natural products such as mangosteen or nutmeg powder?

Is ringworm treatable with natural products such as mangosteen or nutmeg powder?

Tea Tree Oil: I'm not sure about mangosteen or nutmeg powder for ringworm, but tea tree oil has been shown to help cure athlete's foot nearly as well as a prescription cream. You'd want to apply it twice daily for at least 2 weeks and be sure to keep the skin clean and dry. I would only try this on the body or feet for a few weeks, not the scalp; if not better, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can supplements like tumeric, black raspberry, mangosteen, pomegranate & noni aggravate existing acid reflux?

Can supplements like tumeric, black raspberry, mangosteen, pomegranate & noni aggravate existing acid reflux?

Yes : Turmeric is often touted as one of the best natural remedies for reflux but can aggravate reflux for some. While not common, it is likely some of the others you mention might cause reflux in some as well. The best way to find out is to stop all of them and restart one at a time to see how you react. This is an interesting site: http://earthclinic.Com/cures/acid_reflux.Html. ...Read more