Everyone loves mango fruit and if not all, about 70 % enjoy the fruit but once we are done with the juicy part of it, we normally discard the seed.
However, each and every part of mango tree seem to be beneficial for the human body as in our previous story, we outlined the benefits of the mango leaves(soft leaves) and we outlined they contain medicinal value).
Believe it or not, that big seed that you throw away is edible although it seems to be hard especially when it dries up, inside it, there is a small seed inside it that when extracted and crushed it very nutritious.
According to several publications such as timesofindia.indiatimes.com states that mango kernel has antioxidant vitamins, such as vitamin C and E and other essential vitamins such as K, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9 and B12 from 0.1mg to 1mg per 100g and 15 IU of Vitamin A.
The mango seed can be taken into powder form, oil can be extracted or butter form but few people know about it.
The publication states that mango seeds can help get rid of dandruff, seed extract can also help obese people to lose their excess weight, lower cholesterol levels and improve blood circulation.
Several publications further state that mango seed, when crushed into powder, can be used to cure diarrhoea or dysentery.
Its also believed that mango seed is useful for minimising the risk of cardiovascular disease and hypertension since the nervous system is interconnected to the heart and the blood vessel.
Also, mango seed powder is very effective in the treatment of throat and cough. Also, one can use aa few drop of mango powder in lukewarm water and use it to gargle.