Sunday, April 6, 2014

Uses and Health Benefits of Mango Stone (Gotli)

Don’t throw away Mango Seeds! This waste has some amazing health benefits. Find out here how you can use mango seed as a medicine for curing various health issues.

Sweet, juicy mangoes are so delicious that almost everyone loves them. Luckily, mangoes are not just yummy, they’re healthy too! Apart from having a rich, luscious aromatic flavor; this tropical fruit also contains a wide range of valuable nutrients. It has many health benefits and amazing medicinal properties. In fact, mango is used as a remedy to cure and prevent various diseases. However, many people don't know that almost every part of a mango tree - including the bark, the flowers and the seed - has medicinal values. As a result of this ignorance, people usually throw away the seed of mango after eating the fruity part. Mango seeds are actually a powerhouse of nutrition and they have many medicinal uses. Few of them are given below, just have a look.

Uses and Health Benefits of Mango Seed

Mango Seeds Medicinal uses and benefits:

1) Relieve headache: Take equal amount of Harda and mango seed kernel, and then grind them into a powder. Now, add little milk to it and apply this paste over your forehead to get relief from headache.

2) Treat Menorrhagia: Take some dried mango seed kernel powder with water.

3) Effective remedy for Piles: Mix finely ground mango seeds with buttermilk and take it two times a day to get relief from piles and other such disorders.

4) Cure Diarrhea: Dry some mango seeds in the shade, powder them, and store in a jar. Consume about 1.5 - 2 grams of this powder with honey thrice a day.

5) Promotes healthy hair: Mango seed oil is a very good source of essential fatty acids, minerals and vitamins. You can even prepare this oil yourself at home. Remove the outer coat of the seed and mix it with coconut oil, olive oil, sesame oil or mustard oil. Then, pour this mixture in a glass jar and keep it in sunlight for around 7 days. Apply this oil on regular basis to avoid hair fall or grey hair. Plus, this will make your hair long, black and thick.

6) Act as an herbal tooth powder: The powder of dried mango seeds can be used as tooth powder. Pour a small amount of the powder on the palm of your hand, moisten your toothbrush, dip in and brush your teeth as you would do with ordinary toothpaste. If used regularly, this formula will indeed strengthen the gums and keep your teeth healthy.

7) Help fight Acne: You can easily prepare an acne-fighting scrub using mango seed at home. Simply grind some mango seeds and then mix with tomatoes. Regular application of this scrub will help cure blackheads, breakouts, acne and blemishes. Moreover, the scrub is gentle enough to use everyday.

8) Treat Intestinal Worms: Take seed of an unripe mango and grind it. Now, have 250-500 mg of this powder with curd or water to get instant relief from intestinal worms.

9) Cures the habit of eating soil in kids: Just feed them the powder of dried mango seed kernel with water.

10) Help people fight obesity and diabetes: Mango seed extract is said to help obese people drop their excess pounds, reduce bad cholesterol levels and improve blood circulation. Plus, mango seeds can significantly lower blood sugar levels in diabetics.

11) Prevents cardiovascular disease: Moderate consumption of mango seed can help reduce the risk of heart-related problems and hypertension.



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