Latin Name : Mangifera indica
Types : Arumanis
HS Code : 0804.50.20
Mango is a stone fruit that is produced from various species of tropical trees. Mango contains high levels of vitamin C, fiber and pectin making it the perfect fruit that helps control high cholesterol levels. The most popular type in the world is Mangifera indica or Indian mango and has spread throughout the world. This type is also one of the most widely cultivated fruits in tropical countries. The mango fruit takes about 5 months from flowering to mature fruit. Mangoes vary widely in size, color, shape, level of sweetness, and quality for consumption. This depends on the cultivar planted.
Benefits of mangoes:
Cleanse your skin from your body, mangoes have antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin, both of these compounds play a role in maintaining eye health including preventing cataracts and macular degeneration, lutein and zeaxanthin can protect the retina and lens from harmful ultraviolet rays, mangoes have carotenoids that can reduce colon cancer risk, mangoes contain fiber, potassium, and several vitamins that can keep the heart arteries healthy.