KULIT BUAH MANGGIS MENGANDUNG XANTON YANG BERKHASIAT TINGGI

  • Eddy Yatman

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Indonesia is rich in biodiversities, and one of them is mangos teen (Garcinia mangostana L.). Mangos teen is one of many exportedcommodities in Indonesia, but the volume of the export is less than 10 percent of its total production because of the quality is understandard. The situation definitely makes farmers can’t improve their income. So it is useful to look for applied technologies to increasevalue of mangos teen fruits. The objective of this article is to discuss: (1) The mangos teen in order to know several advantages ofxanthenes and how to get that nutrient.(2) The way how to improve the quality of the manggosteen in order to increase the export.The method used library research and analyzed descriptively. It is concluded that: (1) The xanthenes as kind of important bioactivenutrient found in mangos teen pericarp can be used as an effective protector of many diseases. It’s function as antioxsidant,antiproliferation, anti-inflamation and antimicrobial (2) Several simple technologies can be used for getting advantages of the xanthenes’nutrient, such as juice, syrup, jelly, and puree.
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2013-04-11
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