-- Does the product consist of the
whole-fruit puree of the mangosteen? This distinction is important. The greatest concentration of beneficial
xanthones is found in the pericarp (the thick outer peel of the fruit) - not just the pulp - of
this extraordinary fruit. Each time you drink properly manufactured
whole fruit mangosteen juice, you get over 40 xanthones, each bringing unique benefits to your body. The
product you choose should deliver all these xanthones, in order to maximize their potential effect.
-- Does each bottle of juice go through a process
which standardizes and maximizes xanthone content? You don't want to play hit-and-miss with your health.
-- Is the product the one and only focus
of the company selling it - their primary product - or is it only one of many products being offered?
-- How many doctors and scientists do a
company have involved in researching the mangosteen?
-- Does the product include the pulp, seeds, and pericarp
of the mangosteen?
-- Is ONLY organic mangosteen used?
-- In fact, is mangosteen even the primary
ingredient in the product?
-- Is the product standardized in any way,
or does the xanthone content vary from bottle to bottle?
-- How many years of research went into the product?
-- Is the xanthone content of the product
-- How many separate,
distinct xanthones are found in the product?
-- Has a particular company/manufacturer done any xanthone
research at all?
-- Where was the product formulated and
-- What is the source of a company's mangosteen?
Where does it come from?
-- What manufacturing standards, if any, are
adhered to in the processing of
-- Are the company's manufacturing facilities ISO9001-certified?
-- What is the story behind their product?
Why does it exist?
-- Is the mangosteen juice Flash Pasteurized?