Succesful experiences with Mangosteen are creating a surge in the use of the fruit's extract by both conventional and naturopathic doctors to treat their patients.
Many have reported successfully treating their patients using Mangosteen instead of prescription or over-the-counter drugs prescribed by health practitioners.
Here are some of the health issues they've successfully addressed, and some of the more common prescription and over-the-counter drugs that Mangosteen equals or outperforms without the harmful and sometimes fatal side effects.
In a published article(1), Dr. J. Frederic Templeman wrote that he uses the Mangosteen extract as "first-line therapy" in the following conditions:
He also uses the Mangosteen extract as "adjunctive therapy" in the following conditions:(1)
Dr. Templeman also wrote that, in his opinion, the Mangosteen extract "equals or outperforms" prescription and over-the-counter drugs such as:
"...Because of my healing experience, I started researching the Mangosteen fruit... and started sharing it with my patients as a complement to traditional medications. Many patients have been able to taper their medications while on the Mangosteen.
"More and more medical doctors are opening their minds to complementing with natural, alternative solutions. More patients are becoming educated about natural alternatives and approach us with questions and suggestions.
"I personally think Mangosteen is a superior natural product because it has been researched for the last 20 years, and even more so in the last five years, and the findings are amazing."(2)
- Armando de Guzman, M.D.let
Dr. Roland Phillips, in his book "Mangosteen: Super Nutrition for the 21st Century"(3), discussed his medical group's experience in helping patients with a Mangosteen preparation and provided the following short list of health issues they've successfully addressed:
Here are some inspiring personal stories from folks who have experienced the health benefits of Mangosteen.
(1) J. Frederic Templeman, M.D., "Medical Doctor: 'I use mangosteen as a first-line therapy for many conditions...'"; Health Journal, Vol. 44, Number 2, 2004; pp. 1-2; www.mangosteentools.com
(2) Armando de Guzman, M.D., "Mangosteen offers pain relief to medical doctor...'";Health Journal, Vol. 44, Number 2, 2004; p. 2; www.mangosteentools.com
(3) Roland F. Phillips, Jr., B.A., B.S., D.C., "Mangosteen: Super Nutrition for the 21st Century", available at www.mangosteentools.com.