Mango

MangoSanskrit name: Amra, Chuta
Botanical name: Mangifera Indica
Habitat: Mango is native to India.

 

 

Energetics:

  • Rasa (taste): Astringent
  • Virya (action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
  • Doshas (constitution): Balances vata, pitta and kapha

General information

Mango is said to be the “King of Fruits”. It is rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C. They are rich in bioflavonoids, which helps to capture the energy from the sun into the body through the skin. It supplies potassium and fibers and are low in calories.

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