Amazing tasty Unknown Mango Facts

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Amazing tasty Unknown Mango Facts 

  • Pistachio, Mango, and Cashews are near cousins from the same family and tropical fruits.
  • Mangoes are the most cultivated plant in tropical areas of the world, with India at the leading stage with a world 50% plus produce from India. But still, It has such high domestic demands that it can only fulfill one percent of export demands.
  • Mango Lassi from India is a world popular drink.
  • Bhava Prakasha Ayurveda's textbook mentions Amra buddha means mango milk, as the best Aphrodisiac and energy booster. This recipe is very similar to a Maharashtrian method like Shigran or Shikran, where the primary base of banana fruit is added with milk. Instead of banana, you need to add Mangoes to a cup of milk. Acts like Aphrodisiac mango milk.
  • Powder prepared from the mango seed kernel is suitable for excess bleeding disorders.
  • Presenting a basket of mangoes is considered a gesture of friendship.
  • In Bhagwat Purana, there is a reference to a mango tree on Mandar Parvat (Mount Mandar).
  • Flowers of Mango are offered to the Moon-god or Kamadeva during Magha Hindu month (somewhere in February and March).
  • Lord Shiva meditated below the mango tree during his separation from goddess Parvati. Later, with the blessing of Goddess Lalita, Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati and shifted back to Kailash Mountain.
  • Mango leaves are used in multiple poojas, wedding ceremonies, and all auspicious days in Bharat.
  • Mango is the only fruit used in curries, even in ripe, unripe, and semi-mature forms. It is used in most gravies. It said that if we make one dish at a time for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you could at least eat multiple cuisines for some months with a different variety.
  • Many Buddhist monks who traveled across Eastern and western Asia carried and introduced mangoes to these countries.
  • Portuguese give the English name Mango. The story says that in southern India when the Portuguese used to make spice trade, Indians used to call it Maanga, and the Portuguese named it Mango. There is a standard Saying Hindi that Aam ke Aam, Guthliyon ke daam.  This means mangoes, as well as mango seeds, are also beneficial.
  • A mango, as per Ayurveda, is considered Ruchaya, which means it improves your taste and is very useful in Anorexia.
  • It helps in Constipation, Neuralgia, Bloating, and Paralysis; it helps in Vata dosha; hence it is called Vataghana in Ayurveda.
  • Due to its multivitamins, nutrients, and minerals, it is a nourishing body; it is also called Brahmana.
  • Mango with Aphrodisiac properties is said that helps improves sperm and semen quality and quantity.
  • Not only in India but the whole world calls Mango as King of Fruit
  • Dry mango powder Aamchur is added to multiple cuisines, enhancing the food's flavor. One teaspoon of Amchur powder acidity is equivalent to lemon juice of three tablespoons.
  • It helps improve skin complexions and fairness; hence in Ayurveda, it is called Varnakara.
  • There are references to Mango in Vagbhata and Sushruta books.
  • The new tree of Mango starts to deliver mangoes after five to six years, but there are individual trees in Konkan with a history of more than three hundred years.
  • More fresh Mangoes are eaten daily than any other fruit in the world.
  • The mango tree is the Bangladesh National tree. 
  • In Varaha Purana, there is a reference to Mango Plantation. Those who plant six mango trees get a blessing from God, attain an abode, and live happily forever.
  • Mango fruit can come in various colors in the ripened stage like Orange, Green, Saffron hued, Red, and Yellow.
  • Ancient Physician Sushruta considers Mango good for heart, lung, and body nourishing. It also helps enhance memory power.
  • Mango is a symbol of prosperity as per Hindu spirituality
  • Strong roots of the Mango tree penetrate the ground nearly and grows thirty feet deep into the ground. God has designed the sources to absorb all nutrients and water from the soil.
  • In India, Mango is called Kalpa Vriksha because its roots, trunk, leaves, flowers, and fruits are used for multiple purposes.
  • Due to their love of Mango, some people have invented Mango beer, which is full of mango aroma.
  • What is the maximum height of the Mango tree
  • A mango tree can grow as tall as 42 meters, approximately 125 feet.
  • Although there are more than 1,500 varieties of mangoes which are available in India
  • While there are only six varieties of mangoes grown in the United States of America, namely Ataulfo, Kent, Haden, Tommy Atkins, Francis, and Keitt. Mangoes, a staple food in India, are an Exotic fruit in the United States of America.
  • Some farmers from the Dominican Republic who carried Kesar Mango from Gujarat, India, have planted Kesar mangoes for the last decades. Indians in America eat Kesar as if it is Alphonso Mango or Hapus Mango in the USA due to scarcity of Hapus.

Malawi Mangoes

  • Some nine years back, an Indian farmer took some saplings from Ratnagiri of Ratnagiri Alphonso Mango, carried them to Malawi, and planted a farm on Nearly 600 hectares in Malawi that now gives fruits that are very similar to Alphonso Mangoes.
  • Malawi Mangoes are very tasty, like Alphonso Mango, and they are treated like European standards with hot water treatment.
  • Green Alphonso mangoes have the highest Vitamin C than ripe ones.

Mango National Fruit

  • Mango is not only India's National fruit but even the Philippines and Pakistan's National fruit Mango.

Can I mature Mangoes at Home?

  • Mango is an ancient fruit from the Indian Sub Continent with a reference of 5,000 years and more. It helps the ripening process of the mangoes. You can keep mangoes in a Paper bag.

Mangoes in Ramayana

  • Multiple references in Ramayana prove that Shabri searched for ripe Mango in the forest for Lord Rama. It is written in Ramayana that she tasted mangoes, and there was a mark of her teeth on them.
  • Lord Rama had only those mangoes with the mark of teeth, meaning it was ripened and tasted by Shabri.

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Mangoes during Budha

Legend says that Lord Buddha Mediated under the shade of the Mango tree.