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Were you looking for information about Mangosteen? Mangostan is a common misspelling of mangosteen.
 
Some people may consider using mangosteen for medicinal purposes. Mangosteen is a type of tropical fruit that is claimed to have several possible health benefits, such as treating or preventing conditions such as cancer, arthritis, and eczema, to name a few. This substance can be eaten as a food, consumed as a drink, or taken in the form of supplements. Although it is a "natural" product, it may have some side effects and is not suitable for everyone. For example, you may not be able to take it medicinally if you have a chronic medical condition or certain allergies.
 
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