Mangosteen

How does Mangosteen work?

The fruit rind contains tannins. These might help for diarrhea. But there is no scientific information about whether mangosteen works for any medical condition.

Are there safety concerns?

There is not enough reliable information to know if mangosteen products are safe for medicinal use.

Do not take mangosteen if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Mangosteen.

The appropriate dose of mangosteen depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for mangosteen. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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