Mahogany

Mahogany

Mahogany (Swietenia mahogany) is a medium-large size tree up to 20-30 meters in height, with a heavy evergreen crown of leaves.


The reddish brown wood is widely known to be used for furniture. Grown in Indonesia, India, Srilanka, Malaysia, Philippines and Fiji. The fruit of the mahogany (Swietenia mahogany fructus) tree is brown large oblong shape, 10-15 cm long, 7 cm in diameter, as it has a strong stem, they seem to hang upwards facing the sky, therefore they also are called sky fruit in Malaysia. When dry, the fruit will split open, inside five valves contining winged seeds (35-35 seeds per fruit). The seeds are light brown, 1-2 cm long, almond shaped, and have a very bitter taste. 


For decades, the dried seeds were used as a traditional medicine in many countries for diabetes, hypertension, anti-diarrhea, and fevers.  Recent pharmacological studies since 1990 of the seed with a high oil content have found key active constituents : Flavonols, Sapponins, Phospholipids, Fatty Acids, Tetranortriterpenoids


In India and Malaysia, studies have proven its hypoglycemic effect against Type II Diabetes Studies in the Phillippines have shown significant effects against gastric ulcers. Latest research has also indicated its benefits as an anti-diarrhea, antibacterial and antifungal medication. The flavonols promote blood circulation and stabilize blood pressure. As an antioxidant, it enhances vitality and boosts the immune system.


Our Mahogany fructus extract is manufactured from select, high quality raw materials fresh from its source, resulting in standardized extracts from our GMP certified plant extraction.

Research mahogany pieces for use as vitamins and drugs was first performed by a biochemist, DR. Larry Brookes, in the 1990s. Mahogany fruit contains flavonoids and saponins.


Health benefits of Flavonols :
  • Blood circulation, especially to prevent the blockage of blood vessels
  • Reduces cholesterol and fatty deposits on blood vessel walls
  • Helps reduce pain
  • Bleeding and bruising
  • Antioxidants to eliminate free radicals.

Health benefits of Sapponins :
  • To prevent pestilence
  •  Reduce body fat
  • Boost the immune system
  • Improve blood sugar levels
  • Strengthen liver function
  • Slow the blood clotting process


Mahogany Fructus extract is believed to have a property to assist the process of healing and vitality.

Mahogany has a characteristic bitter, cold, antipyretics (fever), antifungal, and can reduce high blood pressure, hypertension, blood sugar disorders, lack of appetite, fever, and helps maintain durability. it is also has the ability as an astringent (drying), can precipitate intestinal mucous membrane proteins and form a layer that protects the intestine, preventing the intake of glucose and the rate of increase in blood glucose.
The key active constituents of Mahogany Fructus Extract are :
  • Flavonols
  • Sapponins
  • Phospholipids
  • Fatty Acids
  • Tetranortriterpenoids
  • Pharmaceutical -- Mahogany Fructus Extract contains a valuable blend of natural proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates, enzymes, dietary fibers, fats, minerals and various essential nutrients that can be readily absorbed by the human body. it is great for promoting overall general well-being naturally. It is suitable for people with high cholesterols, diabetes, high blood pressure, skin diseases & nose allergies. it is used for reducing fever & fatigue and anti-aging, improving skin conditions & improving men-s health & performance.