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Updated on December 15, 2009

Mangoes originated from India used to many thousand years. Itr became a symbol of life. It spread to many parts of tropical countries where mango best suited for production. Trees are evergreen growing to 65 feet tall. It will bear fruits 5 to 6 years after planting. It has different varieties, texture, color, form and taste.

It is a comfort food, feeling you better and satisfied in eating the sweetness of its fruits, a delicious treat to the stomach. With its juicy pulp and kidney-shaped seeds, it has a pleasant and rich flavor and aroma. Mango fruits is typically available from May to September. It can be eaten fresh. Rich in nutrients with great nutritional value with positive effects in many ailments.

What are its beneficial effects to health:

Full of vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, proteins, fat and calories. It replenish salts, vitamins and energy after physical exercise. It strengthens and invigorates the nerve tissues in the muscles, heart and brain. The presence of magneferin, katechol oxidase and lactase, an antidote for all toxic chemicals of our body. It resist and fight germs.

The presence of phenols like quercetin, isoquereltrin, astragalin, fesetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, enzymes have healing and cancer-preventing capacities for bladder cancer. The presence of trytophan is the precursor of happiness hormone serotonin. A good complimentary food for children during the weaning stage. The presence of magneferin from leaves has anti-inflammatory properties, diuretic, chloretic and cardiotonic activities with anti-bacterial activity against gram-positive bacteria.

Recommended as drug in preventing dental plaques. Vitamin C enhances absorption of iron to prevent anemia. Eating mangoes regularly makes the complexion, face and the skin soft. It tightens the capillary vessels and prevent bleeding insider part of the body. It eliminates bronchial congestion and relief in cough.

Dried and powdered mango leaves helps stones out of the body. Decoction of mango peel is good in treating inflammation of the stomach mucus membranes. Mango roots can reduce fever if applied on palm and soles. Dried mango seeds is good oral toothpaste strenghtened the gum and treat pyorrhea. The bark of the tree has tannin and mangiferine acting as astringent. Vitamin A is needed in the development of the placenta and fetus by influencing its growth.

The presence of glutamine acid as memory enhancer, the presence of calcium and magnesium relaxes the mucus and relieves stress. The presence of beta-carotene, quercetin and astragalen are powerful anti-oxidants to neutralize free radicals. Rich in potassium helps to reduce the risk of high blood pressure. The presence of pectin. a soluble dietary fiber lowers blood cholesterol level. The presence of lupcol, an anti-iflammatory, anti-arthritic, anti-malarial, anti-diabetic properties. The presence of gallic acid is a wonderful disinfectant for the body, blood cleanser. The presence of vitamin provides the body strength and stamina, improving appetite and resistance to disease.

Vitamin C helps repair the cells of the skin and body and boost immune system against germ and illnesses. Vitamin E helps the body use energy. The presence of magnesium can reduce high blood pressure. The presence of digestive enzyme treat poor digestion. A healthier alternative to high calorie snacks and fattening foods. The presence of lupeol are effective in reducing the risk of kidney stone formation and prostate cancer cell growth and pancreatic cancer cells. It suppress tumor growth.

This curative properties of mango will change you to have a better health and longer life.


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