Fresh Mango Leaves
Mangoes are juicy stone fruit from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes. The genus belongs to the cashew family Anacardiaceae. There are many hundreds of named mango cultivars. In mango orchards, several cultivars are often grown in order to improve pollination. Many desired cultivars are monoembryonic and must be propagated by grafting or they do not breed true. A common monoembryonic cultivar is 'Alphonso', an important export product, considered as "the king of mangoes".
Mango leaves are very useful for managing diabetes. The tender leaves of the mango tree contain tannins called anthocyanidins that may help in early diabetes.
The leaves are dried and powdered, or used as an infusion to treat the same. It also helps diabetic angiopathy and diabetic retinopathy. The health benefits of mango leaves are countless ranging for diabetes, kidney, lowering blood pressure, asthma symptoms, and others.