[NAFEX] MANGOSTEEN: The Forbidden Fruit
rwspal at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 23 13:05:11 EST 2004
On Mar 16, 2004, at 11:28 PM, William A. Grimes wrote:
> At 01:24 PM 3/16/2004, Sam wrote:
>> ...For centuries, the natives of the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia
>> and other countries have used the Mangosteen Fruit to maintain and
>> restore their health....
> I don't care if it has no health benefits - it tastes indescribably
> good and is so wonderful. I finally tasted a few while in South India
> a couple of years ago and finally understand what all the fuss is
> about. :-) Too bad that it is so tropical that we don't grow it here.
When I was living in Malaysia, we would eat mangosteens to cool down
after eating durians. It is a good fruit, but as you mention, too
tropical to grow here in the US, as far as I know.
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