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Garcinia mangostana is a small, very slow-growing evergreen tree with a pyramidal crown. It can grow up to 25 metres tall, but is usually much smaller, especially in cultivation. The straight, cylindrical bole can be up to 37cm in diameter.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Chemical investigation of the dichloromethane extracts of the freeze-dried Garcinia mangostana. led to the isolation of δ-tocotrienol, α-mangostin, 3-isomangostin, stigmasterol, triacylglycerols
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
The mangosteen is an ultra-tropical plant, usually only grown in areas without a dry season and within 10 degrees of the equator.