David A. Morton, PhD Review

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David A. Morton, Ph.D. is a researcher for Phytoceutical West, a natural products company. He has extensively studied the health benefits of Mangosteen, also known as Garcinia Mangosteen, a native fruit of Asia, and is considered the foremost authority. This fruit has been used for centuries for a variety of health benefits, including treating diarrhea, infections, ulcers and dysentery. It has also been used as a painkiller. David A. Morton, Ph.D. wrote a book called The Xanthone Effect about the research that isolated the active ingredient in the plant, the xanthone, and the medicinal uses of the fruit. He continues his research and continually publishes articles associated with his findings.

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David A. Morton, Ph.D. is the foremost researcher on the health benefits of Mangosteen, a fruit from Asia. This fruit has been used for centuries to treat infections, ulcers, diarrhea, and dysentery, and as a painkiller. The researchers have isolated the xanthones, the active ingredient in the Mangosteen. His book, The Xanthone Effect, explains how the xanthones can be used in supplements to treat bacteria, inflammation and free radicals that can cause disease. His book also explains the folk lore associated with the Mangosteen fruit and the scientific information.

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Advantages

  • David A. Morton, Ph.D. is the foremost authority on Mangosteen.
  • David A. Morton, Ph.D. has researched the topic thoroughly.

Disadvantages

  • David A. Morton, Ph.D.’s book may be confusing for some consumers.
  • David A. Morton, Ph.D. is the first to bring Mangosteen to the attention of western consumers and it is not widely known.

Conclusion

David A. Morton, Ph.D. is the foremost authority and researcher of Mangosteen, a fruit from Asia. This fruit is said to have many medicinal purposes, including treating diarrhea, infections, ulcers and dysentery, and is also used a painkiller. David A. Morton, Ph.D. wrote a book, The Xanthone Effect, named for the active ingredient that researchers have been able to isolate from Mangosteen. His book explains the research findings and history of the Mangosteen fruit. The website for David A. Morton, Ph.D.’s employer, Phytoceutical West, is unavailable at the time of this review. Other websites have stated that the health benefits of Mangosteen may have been overinflated. Since the product is still new to western consumers, many consumers may not be aware of this product. Consumers interested in using products containing xanthones should read Dr. Morton’s book and do their own investigation. Consumers should also contact a physician prior to taking a supplement.

Customers looking for supplements, especially weight loss supplements, should choose a supplement with a dedicated website that contains testimonials and clinical trial information proving the effectiveness of the product.

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