What Is Mangosteen?
Mangosteen is a tropical fruit, sometimes known as purple mangosteen because of its dark purple skin. It is valued for its sweet flesh and for juice. Mangosteen juice, which is derived from the whole fruit, has a number of health benefits
The mangosteen fruit is one of the most revered fruits in Asia, who consider it the "queen of fruits." In the Caribbean, it's known as the "fruit of the gods." The mangosteen is a dark purple fruit with white edible segments inside, and bears no relation to the more familiar mango fruit. The mangosteen has a distinct flavor that many describe as a mixture of strawberry, peach and vanilla. Long recognized for its antioxidant properties, the mangosteen can be classified as one of the "super fruits" for its contribution to good health.