Consuming foods rich in antioxidants such as mangosteen can increase antioxidant levels in the body. In addition, some research suggests that certain plant compounds in mangosteen may have antibacterial properties that could benefit immune health by fighting potentially harmful bacteria (1). The reason for using 60 participants is to overcome individual variability during ingestion of the mangosteen product, since a large discrepancy was observed in the absorption rate of xanthone in mangosteen juice (Chitchumroonchokchai et al. Although mangosteen is a relatively unknown fruit, it should not be overlooked, as it can offer many health benefits due to its rich supply of nutrients, fiber, and unique antioxidants.
Patented mangosteen juice and mangosteen extract, aloe vera gel and green tea (decaffeinated) consisted of 10% of the wet weight of the beverage. Mangosteen extracts and mangosteen xanthones were reported to eliminate 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2,20-azino-bis- (3-ethylbenziazoline-6-sulphonic) (ABTS) and peroxynitrite radicals (Yoshikawa et al.