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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Garcinia mangostana?
If you know websites containing any information about Garcinia mangostana please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Garcinia mangostana and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Garcinia mangostana.


Garcinia mangostana basic info
Scientific Name: Garcinia mangostana L..
Family: Clusiaceae.
Genus: Garcinia.
Common names in English: mangostan, mangosteen.
For common names of Garcinia mangostana in different languages - See link
Description: Mangosteen is a native plant to Sunda Islands and the Moluccas of Indonesia. It is Highly valued for its juicy, delicate texture and slightly sweet and sour flavour. Various parts of the plant have a history of use in traditional medicine, mostly in Southeast Asia; it may have been used to treat skin infections, wounds, dysentery, and urinary tract infections. - for more info about Garcinia mangostana See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Garcinia mangostana
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Garcinia mangostana in other websites
Garcinia mangostana common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Garcinia mangostana - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Garcinia mangostana - See link.


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