Native to Maluku, mangosteen is widely grown in tropical regions of Asia and Africa, and is a well-known tropical fruit that can be eaten raw or preserved. The red pigment in the exocarp can be used to make dyes. Do you like attractive fruits?
The nutritional value, efficacy and role of mangosteen:
Mangosteen is a nutritious tropical fruit. Not only does this fruit contain a lot of fructose, it also contains some acidic components. In addition, minerals and vitamins are also the most important presence in mangosteen. After eating mangosteen, people can absorb rich nutrients.
Protects and nourishes the skin.
Mangosteen can not only clear heat and detoxify, but also remove a variety of toxins accumulated in the human body, as well as adverse symptoms such as excessive oil secretion, which has a certain regulatory effect.
In addition, people can also absorb rich fructose and various vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to the human body, and multicellular regeneration and metabolism also have obvious benefits, so people often eat mangosteen to protect and nourish the skin.
People with weak body and cold should eat less, which is not good for the body.
In Southeast Asia, mangosteen peel has been used as a traditional Thai medicine for abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysentery, infectious wounds, suppuration, chronic ulcers, gonorrhea and other diseases.
These traditional remedies have prompted researchers to elucidate the intrinsic medicinal properties of mangosteen and search for ingredients that may benefit health.
How to eat mangosteen correctly?
Wash and dry the mangosteen.
Remove the leaves from the top of the mangosteen and hold the mangosteen with your hands.
Squeeze the mangosteen slowly with your hands until the husk is cracked.
Use a little force to open along the crack to remove the pulp.
When buying mangosteen, you need to hold the husk with your hands. The freshly picked mangosteen will be soft and hard when pinched by hand, and the shell will quickly return to its original shape after pinching, while the mangosteen that has been aged or stored for a long time will become hard when pinched.
Better quality, fresher mangosteen leaves are green with clean backsides.
The number of petals on the mangosteen shell corresponds to the number of petals in the pulp. The more mangosteen petals, the higher the pulp content and the better the quality; the fewer mangosteen petals, the lower the pulp content.
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