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.

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