Four replicates with 12 cypselae or excised seeds of each type were placed in 50 mm Petri dishes lined with one layer of filter paper to favor the pericarp
The fruits have an intact, shriveled pericarp
, and none of them have been physically cleaned or sectioned to show clearly the endocarp characters, but one specimen was examined by micro-CT scan (Fig.
The mass percentages obtained after separation of the Tung's parts were: 46.32 for the shell (pericarp
), 24.83 for the seed coat and 28.85% for the seeds.
GME paste was obtained from mangosteen pericarp
extraction using the maceration method.
Preparation of the Pericarp
Extract: Garcinia mangostana.
Pseudostellaria heterophylla root tuber (Tai Zi Shen), Dioscorea opposita rhizome (Shan Yao), Hordeum vulgare fruit (Mai Ya), Crataegus pinnatifida fruit (Shan Zha), and Citrus reticulata pericarp
(Chen Pi) contained in JT are useful for digestion, anorexia, abdominal distension, invigorating the stomach, and restoring tone to the spleen.
These compounds have been especially rich in pigmented rice (black or red pericarp
) (Kehrer, 1993).
The fiber includes the husk, pericarp
, and seed coat of the malted barley grains.
Aflatoxins and fumonisins are not uniformly distributed in maize kernels and higher concentrations tend to be found in germ and bran fractions produced by dry milling due to the presence of the pericarp
in these fractions.
Bio-wood is a commercial product made from on Anacardium pericarp
being markted by Kanzo AG, Pakistan.
All parts of the mangosteen, including the seed, pericarp
, leaves, and bark, have long been used for medicinal purposes such as treatment of skin infections and diarrhea.