Fruit facts
A new wonderfruit
Dr Chiranjit Parmar

Mangosteen, which has been rated by connoisseurs as the best flavoured fruit in the world, has is also now attaining the status of a wonderfruit. Researchers have found that it contains more than 40 biologically-active, natural chemical compounds called Xanthones powerful antioxidants and immune system boosters like alpha-mangosteen, gamma-mangosteen and garcinone E which is a strong anti-tumour agent. Mangosteen is a fruit native to South East Asia. In India it is cultivated in South.