Mangosteen is a tasty fruit native to the Southeast Asian countries, nicknamed "The Queen of Fruits" as one kind of tropic fruit. As one of nature’s greatest sources of xanthones, the rind of mangosteen is home to the fruit's highest xanthone concentration.
Voacanga Africana, also called kokiyar,pete-pete,kirongasi,ako-dodo,ou,rungu, is a tropical tree, native to West Africa, that grows up to 30 feet tall. This plant is used by the Diola of Africa against infectious diseases. It has also been reported to have been used to treat mental disorders and as an analgesic.
The soapnut tree was originally native to China and southern India, but today it is widespread throughout most countries. Thesoap nut contain saponins which are a natural surfactant. Soapnuts are being considered and used for commercial use in cosmetics and detergents as well as many other products.
Griffonia simplicifolia seed
Griffonia Seed is the dried seed of Griffonia simplicifolia, which is a woody climbing shrub native to West Africa and Central Africa. It grows to about 3 m, and bears greenish flowers followed by black pods. 5-Hydoxytryptophan, or 5-HTP, is a naturally occurring amino acid that is extracted from Griffonia Seed.
Rhodiola is an extraordinary herb. It is a relatively rare substance that grows in one of the harshest environments in the world. In the Orient, it is called "Plateau Ginseng," and the Tibetans considered Rhodiola to be a sacred herb. It has been used by the Tibetan people as a powerful adaptogenic vitalizer and as a substantial medicinal agent since the beginning of Tibetan civilization.