Last Updated: September 28, 2022

    The common mango is thought to be a functional food due to its unique bioactives, most notably mangiferin. Supplements from the leaf also appear to be antioxidants after consumed, but their practical relevance and benefits are not yet confirmed.

    Mango is most often used for .


    Despite not conferring much potency overall, mango may be a promising supplement as the peels and kernels of mango retain a high concentration of the bioactive molecules are seen as an industrial waste-product in making mango products (which usually use only the pulp) suggesting a low cost to mass produce supplements.

    What are other names for Mango

    Note that Mango is also known as:
    • Common Mango
    • Mangifera Indica
    Mango should not be confused with:

    Examine Database: Mango

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    1. Blood glucose - Shirley F Evans, Maureen Meister, Maryam Mahmood, Heba Eldoumi, Sandra Peterson, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Stephen L Clarke, Mark Payton, Brenda J Smith, Edralin A LucasMango supplementation improves blood glucose in obese individualsNutr Metab Insights.(2014 Aug 28)
    2. Anti-Oxidant Enzyme Profile - Pardo-Andreu GL, Philip SJ, Riaño A, Sánchez C, Viada C, Núñez-Sellés AJ, Delgado RMangifera indica L. (Vimang) protection against serum oxidative stress in elderly humansArch Med Res.(2006 Jan)