Mangifera indica is a species of Mango in the Anacardiaceae family. It is found in the wild in South Asia and cultivated varieties have been introduced to other warm regions of the world. The species appears to have been selected-for from about 4,000 years ago and then, around 400-500 BC moved from northeastern India to east Asia; next, in the 15th century to the Philippines; and then, in the 16th century to Africa and Brazil by the Portuguese. The species was described for science by Linnaeus
Mango is a rich source of vitamin A (beta-carotene), E and Selenium which help to protect against heart disease and other ailments.
Mangoes contain phenols, phenolic compound have powerful antioxidant and anticancer abilities.
Mango is high in iron, and people with anemia are advised to take mango in form of powder or fruit regularly.
Mango is high in antioxidant and low in carbohydrates.
Mango is effective in relieving clogged pores of the skin.
It is also valuable to combat acidity and poor digestion.
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