Tahiti Trader Mangosteen Max: Regarded as the Queen of Fruits , Mangosteen is native to the Malay Archipelago and Indonesia. Today it is abundantly grown in most wet, tropical regions of the Southeast Asia and beyond. Historically, Mangosteen has been used as a folk remedy to treat digestive and urinary tract disorders and as a health tonic for a wide variety of conditions. Mangosteen s scientific designation is Garcinia mangostana. The secret to the Tahiti Trader Mangosteen Max unique health benefits are Xanthones highly specialized phytonutrients with powerful antioxidant properties. Xanthones (pronounced zan-thones) are biologically active plant phenols that are structurally similar to flavonoids that possess a high degree of medicinal properties. Mangosteen boasts the highest concentration of Xanthones of any fruit. Xanthones help fight & prevent cellular damage caused by free oxygen radicals, thus strengthening your body s immune system and improving your overall health.*  Note: Unless otherwise noted, this product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our natural products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.