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Mango is rich in several groups of antioxidants, beta carotene, vitamin C and potassium. In particular, mango is rich in carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A benefits eyesight, bones, skin, mucous membranes and the immune system while vitamin C helps to strengthen the skin, skeleton, blood vessels and teeth. Mango contains several types of antioxidizing phenolic compounds such as mangiferin, which can be found in many fruits and herbs. The compound is traditionally used to treat diabetes. Mangiferin also facilitates and supports digestion.
The name ‘mango’ comes from the Portuguese Manga and originates in the mountainous areas of the Himalayas and Burma. Mango has also been cultivated in India for many thousands of years.
Mango trees grow to about 35-40 meters high with a radius of 8-12 meters. The flowers of the mango tree have a lily fragrance and the fruits take three to six months to ripen. The shell colours vary between yellow, orange and red.