The Best 7 Uses Of Mango Leaves You Never Knew

The mango is a member of the drupe family, along with olives, dates, and coconuts. These tropical fruits are native to India but are grown in numerous countries.

There are many different kinds of mangoes, which are ranged in color, flavor, shape, and seed size. Their skin color of mangoes can vary from green to red, yellow, or orange, but the inner flesh of the mango is mostly a golden yellow. Fresh mango season lasts from April until August.

Mangoes are usually harvested while they are green but perfectly matured. When they are unripe they are extremely sour in taste. Organic mangoes are left to ripen on the tree, but if hey over-ripe they can fall off from the tree and can get ruined.

Each fruit measures 5 to 15 cm in length and about 4 to 10 cm in width and its weight ranges from 150 g to around 750 g.

They have a sweet and creamy taste and contain over 20 vitamins and minerals.

Its leaves are extremely important as they offer numerous health benefits, thanks to its containment of numerous nutrients.

Apparently, they are a rich source of:

–           Antioxidants

–           Flavonoids

–           Vitamin A

–           Vitamin C

–           Vitamin B

–           Phenols

Here we will present you their 7 top health benefits:

  1. Regulate blood pressure

Strengthening the blood vessels they can regulate blood pressure, lowering the high blood pressure.

  1. Soothe breathing issues

Boiled mango leaves in water and sweetened with honey can treat asthma, flu, common colds, and voice loss.

  1. Treat diabetes

Leaves are high in anthocyanins and tannins, which treat early-stage diabetes.

How to prepare: Leave the leaves to dry, crush them to make a powder, and use the tea made of it to treat diabetes.

  1. Mango leaves also treat diabetic angiopathy and retinopathy

Drink the liquid of the soaked leaves daily in a cup of water. This remedy is rich in ethyl acetate and 3betaraxerol. It activates GLUT4 and assists the synthesis of glycogen, which helps in the case of hyperglycemia.

  1. Treat anxiety

The people from India believe that it prevents anxiety and stress, so they hang these leaves at the doorstep.

You can also add a few leaves in your bath and enjoy the soothing and relaxing experience.

  1. Cure Wounds

Powdered leaves can be used to heal wounds, and can be applied to the affected areas.

  1. Treat earaches

Extracted juice of the leaf can be used as eardrops. You just need to heat one teaspoon of this juice.

  1. Prevent dysentery

Put the dry mango leaf powder diluted in some water for 3 days and then you can drink it.


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