Mangosteen is a tropical evergreen tree that is believed to have originated in Indonesia and is now in several regions through Thailand & Asia. Mangosteen has been part of traditional medicine of Asian countries for a long time. Health benefits are known since 18th century.

Mangosteen is filled with antioxidants, which helps in fighting free radicals. Xanthones are classified as "super" antioxidants, which have many benefits including curing skin diseases, repairing blemishes, anti-inflammatory, acne and the damaged cells in your body. Not only do they have many skin benefits they are also known to help low blood pressure, fights fatigue, support cartilage and joint function, promotes healthy respiratory system. 
Xanthones is also believed to have high level of healing powers including the prevention of cancer and other diseases, early studies have suggested certain xanthones can kill cancer cells