A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Mangosteen Remedies

Other Names: Mangosteen, Purple Mangosteen, Garcinia Mangostana
Traditional Usages: Diarrhea, Aging, Allergy, Dysentery, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Resources: Southeast Asia, Africa, Myanmar (Burma), Indonesia, Colombia, Vietnam, Thailand, India
Parts Used: Fruit, Rind, Twig, Bark, Leaves
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, and if you are taking Chemotherapy Drugs

Mangosteen - Herbal remedy for Gastritis:  This is an incredible tropical fruit. The anti-inflammatory properties of mangosteen have been compared in strength to one of the most potent anti-inflammatory prescription drugs. Mangosteen juice is a very effective remedy for gastritis.  Drink three cups daily for two weeks.

Mangosteen - Herbal remedy for Gonorrhea: Mangosteen has antibacterial properties. A decoction of its rind (skin) can be used to treat gonorrhea and get rid of its symptoms. (Decoction involves first mashing, and then boiling in water to extract oils, volatile organic compounds, and other chemical substances).  Drink three cups daily for two weeks.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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