mangosteen tree

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East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit

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There are few studies on the possible impact of the natural compounds from the mangosteen tree on the antiproliferative and secondary effects produced by CDDP.
Because the mangosteen tree is notoriously difficult to cultivate, the fruit is unknown in many parts of the world.
For hundreds of years, people in Singapore, Malaysia, India, and China have been using the fruit and the bark of the mangosteen tree to treat diarrhea and eczema.
Researchers at the University of Western Australia's agriculture department have been investigating the effects on sperm production of extracts from the mangosteen tree leaf.
Mr Harun Mamat, aged 47, was shot in the chest while perched in a mangosteen tree in a village near Kota Bharu, in the northern Malaysian state of Kelantan.