Mango is a fruit that is known by many people because of its sweet nature. But many do not know that even the leaves are very nutritive and edible.
In some cultures, young green mango leaves are cooked because they are very tender and are considered very nutritious. Mango leaves also used to make tea and supplements.
Manage Diabetes (contain tannins and anthocyanins)
Mango leaves to begin with, contain tannins and anthocyanins nutrients which help treat diabetes at an early stage. Drinking mango leaves tea will help you treat diabetic angiopathy and diabetic retinopathy.
Mango leaves also contain taraxerol-3beta, and ethyl acetate extract which stimulates the synthesis of glycogen. Mango tea helps slow the progression of diabetes.
How to use mango leaves for diabetes;
- Take 3 to 4 slice of mango leaves, wash it, then boil it
- After boiling, keep the water and leaves in the pot till the next day.
- The next morning strain it and drink the empty water on an empty stomach.
Can be used as Mouthwash
- Pluck some old mango leaves and clean it properly
- Steep the mango leaves and then boil until the water turns yellowish.
- Simply use this water to rinse your mouth. Do not swallow it.
Help refresh the body
Simply add 2 to 3 sups of mango leaves tea in your bathing water and have a bath with it. It will help you feel fresh and very comfortable.
May help with Kidney Stones
With its many nutrients, simply drinking mango leaves tea will help relieve you from kidney stone. Which is a very common problem today.
Mango leaves treatment is very useful for people suffering from bronchitis and asthma. Also, simply mixing mango leaves tea and honey will also help cure cough and restore lost voice. Adding honey to the tea can comfort a sore throat and help restore the voice due to overstraining of the throat.
Mango leaves act as a good remedy for earaches
Earache can be quite painful and frustrating. Using mangoes leaves as home remedy provides good relief. A teaspoon of juice extracted from mango leaves works as an effective ear drop and pain killer. Heat the juice slightly before using it.
Other benefits include,
- Mango leaves tea treats gout
- Aid as a fertility drug
- Help reduce the risk of having hypertension
- Mango leaves for dysentery
- Aid with weight loss
- reduce inflammation
As of Now, there is no noted side effects if you consume the mango leaves. How to consume depends on your goals. You need to remember, that excessive consumption may lead to digestive problems and other unknown problems. Be wise in your consumption.