We all love the incredible topical taste of mangoes, but apparently, we know little about the potential of the leaves of this fruit.
The mango leaves are initially purplish or reddish and turn dark green over time. They are a rich source of antioxidants, flavonoids, phenols, and vitamins A, B, and C.
These are the 7 main health benefits of mango leaves:
-- Lower high blood pressure- These leaves strengthen the walls of blood vessels and treat hypertension
-- Treat diabetes- These leaves are rich in tannins and anthocyanins that treat diabetes, diabetic angiopathy and diabetic retinopathy, lower high blood sugar, and helps the synthesis of glycogen.
-- Treat stomach ailments and problems- Soak mango leaves in warm water in a closed container overnight, and drink the remedy the next morning on an empty stomach to treat and prevent stomach ailments.
-- Treat gall and kidney stones- the regular intake of a finely ground powder of mango leaves will dissolve the stones and help their removal from the body.
-- Treat breathing problems- prepare tea from these leaves, and drink it to treat respiratory issues, asthma, common colds, and the flu.
-- Heal burns– Apply the ashes of the powdered mango leaves on the burns to soothe the pain.
-- Treat hiccups and throat issues- Mango leaves are a natural remedy for throat issues and hiccups. Just burn a few of them, and inhale the smoke.
-- Relieve earaches- Squeeze the juice of the mango leaves, heat it, and pour a few drops into the affected area to alleviate the pain.
-- Treat anxiety- Prepare mango leaf tea or add these leaves to the water in the bath and soak to soothe the body and mind and lower stress.
-- Treat dysentery– Add dry mango leaf powder to a glass of water and drink this remedy for 3 days.