Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Extract
Like many of our most favorite skincare treatments, mangosteen comes from Asia. Giant trees must grow for ten years before they are large enough to bear fruit. They have been cultivated as far back as the Ming Dynasty and were once a favorite treat for Queen Victoria.
Many people believe it to be one of the best-tasting fruits globally, having a clean, sweet flavor. Whether you enjoy the taste or not, this fruit and its peel have many beneficial medicinal plant properties that make it the quintessential ingredient in anti-aging
, anti-inflammatory products.
A Must-Have in Beauty Products
One of the best tests of a fruit’s nutritional value, both for topical applications and for ingestion, is whether or not it contains antioxidants.
Mangosteen is exceptionally high in antioxidants
. The extract comes from the skin, and fruit can pack a serious punch when protecting the skin from sun exposure and nasty free radicals. Anti-Inflammatory
Widely used in Eastern medicine because of its innate anti-inflammatory qualities, mangosteen can improve circulation and reduce inflammation.
While this is most commonly used internally to reduce inflammation that causes several chronic issues, using it as a facial treatment helps prevent and reduce skin sensitivity. As well as wash away redness and impurities in the skin.
Anti-Aging Supports Skin Health
As a natural astringent, α mangostin or mangosteen is one of the best extracts for anti-aging serums. It can also be useful for younger women who are still struggling with acne and blemishes. Because it encourages a natural pH in the skin, it prevents pimples, and the dark, discolored appearance can give to the skin.
Some studies have suggested that microbiological imbalance can be solved by using mangosteen. Indicating that if you are experiencing imbalanced skin, this extract can help return it to balance, making it possible for the skin to restore and replenish itself.
One of the mangosteen’s primary functions in natural medicine is to boost the immune system. It contains xanthone from Garcinia Mangostana and has
natural anti-bacterial properties.
It can help clean the skin and keep it free from impurities and blemishes, but it can also help the skin become healthier. Over time, giving it changes to restore itself.
Some women have found that applying mangosteen extract after sun exposure can reduce premature aging and cool the tingling, burning sensation of a sunburn. Sources:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3775248/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30688020https://www.paulaschoice.com/ingredient-dictionary/antioxidants/garcinia-mangostana-mangosteen.html
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