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Does mangosteen work for treating lupus (sle)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably not

Mangosteen has some anti inflammatory properties as it has been shown to reduce levels of c-reactive protein.
It may also have some value in certain infections. There is no data to show it has value as a treatment for lupus.

In brief: Probably not

Mangosteen has some anti inflammatory properties as it has been shown to reduce levels of c-reactive protein.
It may also have some value in certain infections. There is no data to show it has value as a treatment for lupus.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There are no scientific studies showing that mangosteen is beneficial in lupus or any other autoimmune disease.

In brief: No

There are no scientific studies showing that mangosteen is beneficial in lupus or any other autoimmune disease.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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