Wednesday, January 15, 2014



Mango is the national fruit of India and Philippines. Mango tree is the national tree of Bangladesh. India and China are the top producers of mangoes. Decorating house entrances with Mango leaves is one of the tradition in South Asian countries. Mughal emperor Akbar planted 1,00,000 mango trees in his rule.Alphonso and Banganapalli are the top mango varieties cultivating from past. Mango was called as King of fruits.over 1,000 different mango varieties are cultivated in the world.

Nutritional value with Mango:
  • Mango fruit lowers the bad cholesterol due to presence of Vitamin-C,Pectin and fiber content.
  • Mango controls heart beat by lowering high blood pressure due to presence of potassium.
  • Mango contains compounds called polyphenols which protects from colon, chest, leukemia,prostate cancers and boosts immune system.
  • Mangoes have Vitamin-B6 which gives relaxing effect to nervous.
  • Mango have copper, manganese and zinc which are helpful in blood production in the body.
  • Mango leaves boiled in water and soaked in water left for a night and drinking filtered water controls insulin levels in the blood.
  • Mangoes gives improved sex drive and virility in men. Hence it is called as 'Love fruit' due to improved qualities of stimulating sexual desire.
  • Mango improves eye sight due to presence of Vitamin-A.
  • Mango flowers 10grams should be fried using cow ghee and mixed with 1gram of edible camphor, sufficient honey will acts against diarrhea.
  • Mango flowers mixed with one cup of water and boil until it reduces to half cup of water. And this mango flower extract should mixed with butter milk with candy sugar to eliminate loose motions. butter milk diet should be followed until it cures.
  • Mango flowers + unripe tiny mango buds conctation mixed with honey will relieve all types of throat disturbances and very useful for singers.
  • Mango flower powder when burnt acts as insect repellent and very useful to escape from mosquito bite.
  • Mango flowers were rubbed in hands as antidote for scorpion bite in ancient times.
  • Mango tree gum diluted in water useful to cure foot cracks.
  • Mango seed (which is inside of hard shell) powder + fenugreek powder  mixed in butter milk will eliminate worms in stomach.
  • Mango seed powder half spoon mixed with Whey(butter milk) will cure piles.
  • Mango roots when rubbed on foot and hands will reduce high temperature of body raised at the time of fevers.
  • Mangoes(unripe) should be kept in Coconut or sesame oil for year and the oil can be used as hair oil to eliminate bold head.
  • Mango(unripe) pieces lightly burnt on coal when kept on eyes will cure eye pains.
  • Mango tree bark which is boiled in water can be used to clean wounds. Mango bark can heal the wound in quick time.
  • Mango(unripe) pulp extracted by boiling in water or burnt on coal is mixed with sugar and salt will heal sun stroke and protects the skin from sweat in hot summer.
  • Tender mango leaves + Tender neem leaves paste is very helpful for diabetic patients when eaten.
  • unripe tiny mango buds + mango flowers +  jambul fruit should be dried and powdered and powder is very useful diabetic patients when eaten daily in small dose.
  • Mango milk shakes are very nutritional and good for children.
  • Mango flower water extract used as mouth washer to clear tooth ache's.
  • Mango leaf juice(heated) can be used as ear drops to kill the pain.
  • Mango(unripe) was consumed after eating large amounts of meat to eliminate indigestion. It has enzymes which helps in breaking down proteins and helps in digestion,elimination.
  • Raw mango drink(Kayree Panha) is very popular summer drink in India. This mango drink used to restore lost electrolytes in body.
  • Raw Mango will cures anemia,cholera,T.B due richness of Vitamin-C and other nutritional content.
  • Raw Mango powder known as 'Amchur' is famous in India consumed for natural Vitamin-C.
  • Mango murabba(marmalade) is a sweet pickle used to preserve mangoes through out year. Murabba benefits in curing gastrointestinal diseases, Heatstroke, Scurvy, Liver Disfunctions, blood disorders and richness of Vitmin-C is additional punch.
  • Mango contains Vitamin A(7%), beta-carotene(6%),lutein and zeaxanthin-23 μg,Thiamine (vit. B1)(2%),Riboflavin (vit. B2)     (3%),
  • Niacin (vit. B3) (4%),Pantothenic acid (B5)(4%),Vitamin B6(9%),Folate (vit. B9)(11%),Choline(2%),Vitamin C(44%),Vitamin E     (6%),Vitamin K(4%),Calcium(1%),Iron(1%),Magnesium(3%),Manganese(3%),Phosphorus(2%),Potassium (4%),Zinc(1%). Mango gives roughly 60 calories of energy.
  • Raw Mango pieces used in 'Uagadhi Pachadi' on New year day of Telugu/Kannada people of India.
  • Raw Mango Pickle('Avakai') is famous in south Indian dishes.
  • Mango pulp is used as face mask to get glow on face.
Cautions with Mango:
  • Mango(unripe) when eaten don't drink water immediately it will disturb tiny layers in throat because the sticky content in mango reacts with water and causes disturbance.
  • Some people believe eating mangoes causes motions but its not true it may be caused by the chemicals used to ripe the mango. So,Eat organic mangoes.
  • Mangoes shouldn't consumed by the people who are suffering from psoriasis,intestinal ulcers and skin diseases.
  • Jumbal fruit,carom seeds,Cumin Seeds act as antidote for mangoes. 


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