Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Garcinia mangostana

Garcinia mangostana  is a domesticated fruit plant found in the tropics. It belongs to the plant  family Clusiaceae. The skin is thick and purple red in colour. Food supplement  preparation exist in the market to take advantage of the antioxidants it contains.  The edible part is made up of whitish fleshy pulp. It is  sweet with a tinge of sourness. Some varieties are more sour than others.