Wednesday, 22 October 2014

21 Health and Beauty Benefits of Mango

Mango is a yummy juicy fruit of summer. It is loved by every person even and because of its taste and lovers, mango is known as a "king of fruit". The antioxidants present in this fruit delay the onset of skin ageing and pigmentation. They also protect your skin against the harmful free radicals which can cause skin cancer. True, this is the mango fruit. This super fruit was not only great in taste alone. Mango for controlling acne, remove acne scars and dark spots on the face, and make skin more lustrous know. So, before you tuck in that yummy mango smoothie here are a few qualities of this amazing fruit.

21 Health and Beauty Benefits of Mango


1 .  Anti-ageing Benefits

The antioxidants present in this fruit delay the onset of skin ageing and pigmentation. They also protect your skin against the harmful free radicals which can cause skin cancer. Vitamin C helps in curing pimples and acne. When applied directly, it smoothens out your skin and acts as a natural moisturizer.

2 . Mango leaves helps in Diabetes

Mango leaves help normalize insulin levels in the blood. The traditional home remedy involves boiling leaves in water, soaking through the night and then consuming the filtered decoction in the morning. Mango fruit also have a relatively low glycemic index (41-60) so moderate quantities will not spike your sugar levels.

3 . Mango Mud Mask

Take half a mango, one tablespoon of oatmeal and three almonds. Blend the almonds and oatmeal, then add the mango (chopped) to it. Blend again. Use as a smooth mask over the skin. Leave it to dry and rinse with warm water. Can be stored in the fridge.

4 . Clears the Skin

Can be used both internally and externally for the skin. Mangos clear clogged pores and eliminate pimples.

5 . High amount of Fibre and Vitamin C

It contains high amount of fibre and Vitamin C which helps to eliminate the Low Dencity Lipoprotein thereby bringing cholesterol levels down.

6 . Mango For Healthy Teeth and Gums

One of mango contains is vitamin c, vitamin C is beneficial for maintaining healthy gums, teeth and prevent ulcers. So, in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums please consume fruits that contain vitamin C, one alternative is by eat mangoes.

7 . Trace Minerals

Mangoes contain trace elements like copper, selenium, zinc and potassium which are essential for human well being. Absence of these trace minerals can cause a lot of health problems. So start including mangoes in your regular diet.

8 . Home-made Face Wash

You can prepare a home-made face wash by mixing one teaspoon each of mango pulp and powdered almond. Add a tablespoon of milk to this mix and grind it into a paste. This face wash can be applied on all skin types and washed after 20 minutes.

9 . Weight Gain

Mango consumption is one of the easiest ways to gain weight. 150g of mango has around 86 calories, which can be absorbed easily by the body. Moreover, mangoes contain starch, which transforms into sugar that aids in gaining weight. Some people work hard to put on weight for a variety of reasons, and mango should definitely be a part of their diet. Mango milkshakes will accelerate the process of gaining weight since they also contain milk, and are notoriously delicious!

10 . Fights And Prevents Cancer

Mangoes are full of anti-oxidants which prevent breast cancer, prostate cancer and colon cancer. It also helps prevent leukemia.

11 . Treatment of Dandruff

Mango contains vitamin A which helps in fighting dandruff and adding shine to your hair. It is often used as an ingredient in hair moisturizers. Mangoes contain vitamin E which improves scalp circulation and encourages hair growth.

12 . Great Conditioner

Mango can be used in preparing a home-made conditioner. For this purpose, mix mango pulp with a spoonful of yoghurt and two egg yellows. Apply this on your hair and leave for 30 minutes. This will condition your hair by making them soft and manageable.

13 . Remedy for Heat Stroke

Juicing the fruit from green mango and mixing with water and a sweetener helps to cool down the body and prevent harm to the body. From an ayurvedic viewpoint, the reason people often get diuretic and exhausted when visiting equatorial climates is because the strong “sun energy” is burning up your body, particularly the muscles. The kidneys then become overloaded with the toxins from this process.

14 . Reduces kidney Stone

If you are patient with kidney failure or if you have kidney stone then you need to eat such food which is rich with potassium. If you love mangoes then here is good news for you. Mangoes are high in potassium. Mangoes improves immunity and it is rich in vitamin C so it is totally amazing for your kidney. It can also help you in reducing kidney stones. Kidney patient should eat mangoes daily. You can also drink mango juice or shake. It also prevents dry eyes.

15 . Improves Eye Sight

It contains high dosage of Vitamin A or Retinol which helps protect eye sight.

16 . Mangoes for Glowing Skin

Mangoes are great for your skin as they have the ability to reduce dark spots, blemishes and acne, thus imparting a natural glow to your skin. Vitamin A and Beta carotene in this fruit restore, rejuvenate and revive your skin with vigor as well as add shine to your skin.

17 . Mango Scrub

Mango can also leave the skin feeling scrubbed and smooth. To make the scrub, you need a mango, one teaspoon of honey, less than half a cup of sugar and one tablespoon of milk. Blend this. Use the scrub all over the body.

18 . Increases Metabolic Rate

Like papayas, mangoes also help in improving digestion because it is very rich in fibres. Fibres help in good bowel movement and this inturn helps increase metabolic rate. Increased metabolic rate helps in cutting down excess stomach flab. So this is a good fruit for people on diet.

19 . Treatment of Dark Spots

Mango skin is also beneficial in reducing dark spots. For this purpose, you can make a powder from the sun dried mango skin and mix it with a teaspoon of yoghurt. Using this as face pack will reduce dark spots, blemishes and add a golden glow to your complexion.

20 .  Improves Digestion

Papayas are not the only fruit that contain enzymes for breaking down protein. There are several fruits, including mangoes, which have this healthful quality. The fiber in mangos also helps digestion and elimination.

21 . Great Cleanser

To cleanse your skin, take a teaspoon of wheat flour and add mango pulp to it. This acts as a perfect cleanser by reaching your pores and cleaning them from deep within.