Summers are here and soon we will start seeing fresh and juicy mangoes in the market. Mangoes are loved by almost everyone, especially when they are sweet. I am sure your mouth is watering right now as you read these lines. Apart from being tasty, did you know that the mango also offers a number of health benefits?

Here are 25 amazing benefits of mangoes.

Benefits Of A Mango

  1. Makes Skin Glow
  2. Treats Blackheads
  3. Has Anti-ageing Benefits
  4. Improves Complexion
  5. Treats Dark Spots
  6. Treats Acne
  7. Is A Great Cleanser
  8. Can Be Used To Make A Homemade Face Wash
  9. Exfoliates The Skin
  10. Suits Sensitive Skin

Benefits Of Mango For Hair

  1. Is An Excellent Conditioner
  2. Treats Dandruff
  3. Prevents Hair Loss And Grey Hair

Benefits of Mangoes For Health

  1. Prevents Cancer
  2. Improves Eyesight
  3. Contains High Amount s Of Fiber And Vitamin C
  4. Maintains The Body’s Alkalinity
  5. Increases Metabolic Rate
  6. Boosts Immunity
  7. Contains Antioxidants
  8. Increases Fertility
  9. Contains Trace Minerals
  10. Rich Source Of Vitamin E
  11. Reduces Cholesterol And Prevents Diabetes
  12. Prevents Strokes

Benefits Of Mangoes For Skin

Besides being extremely pleasing to your taste buds, mangoes are amazing for your skin as they are an excellent source of antioxidants, particularly vitamin C, that keep your skin healthy and glowing. They are often used in various face masks and scrubs. Their various skin benefits are as follows:

1. Makes Skin Glow

Makes Skin Glow

Image: Shutterstock

Mangoes are great for your skin as they have the ability to reduce dark spots, blemishes, and acne, thus imparting a natural glow to your skin. Vitamin A and beta-carotene in this fruit restore, rejuvenate, and revive your skin with vigor and add shine to it (1).

Back To TOC

2. Treats Blackheads

Treats Blackheads

Image: Shutterstock

This might be a bit surprising, but mangoes can be used to remove blackheads.

You Will Need

  • 1 teaspoon mango pulp
  • Half teaspoon milk
  • 2-3 drops of honey

How To Apply

  1. For this purpose, prepare a scrub by mixing a teaspoon of mango pulp, half a teaspoon of milk or milk powder, and honey.
  2. Rub it all over your face in a circular motion. This will help in removing dead skin and blackheads, thus adding a glow to your face.

Back To TOC

3. Has Anti-Ageing Benefits

The antioxidants present in this fruit delay the onset of skin aging and pigmentation. They also protect your skin from the harmful free radicals that can cause skin cancer. The Vitamin C in mangoes helps to cure pimple marks and acne scars (2).

When applied directly, mangoes can smoothen out your skin and act as a natural moisturizer.

Back To TOC

4. Improves Complexion

Mangoes are packed with vitamin A, which is a vital nutrient for maintaining healthy skin and complexion, as well as the mucous membranes (3). Mango skin is a great de-tanning agent.

You Will Need

  • Skin of mango (raw or ripe)
  • 1 teaspoon milk

How To Apply

  1. You can rub your face and hands with the skin of a ripe or raw mango and apply some milk cream on it.
  2. Wash off with cold water after 10 to 15 minutes. Doing this at least twice or thrice a week will reduce tanning drastically.

Regular consumption of mangoes provides you with a fair and smooth skin.

Back To TOC

5. Treats Dark Spots

Mango skin is also beneficial in reducing dark spots (4).

You Will Need

  • Dried mango skin
  • 1 teaspoon yogurt

How To Apply

  1. For this purpose, you can make a powder from the sun dried mango skin and mix it with a teaspoon of yogurt.
  2. Apply this to your face and wash off after 15 minutes. Using this as a face pack will reduce dark spots, blemishes and add a golden glow to your complexion.

Back To TOC

6. Treats Acne

Raw mango juice is an excellent astringent that can help remove acne (5).

You Will Need

  • 1 raw mango
  • Half cup water

How To Apply

  1. You can boil a slice of a baby mango or raw mango in water.
  2. Use this water on your face as an acne remover tonic.

Back To TOC

7. Is A Great Cleanser

Is A Great Cleanser

Image: Shutterstock

You Will Need

  • 1 teaspoon wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon mango pulp

How To Apply

  1. To cleanse your skin, take a teaspoon of wheat flour and add mango pulp to it.
  2. Make a paste and apply it to your skin daily. This acts as a perfect cleanser by reaching deep inside your pores and cleaning them from within.

Back To TOC

8. Can Be Used To Make A Homemade Face Wash

You Will Need

  • 1 teaspoon mango pulp
  • 1 teaspoon powdered almond
  • 1 tablespoon milk

How To Apply

  1. You can prepare a homemade face wash by mixing one teaspoon each of mango pulp and powdered almond.
  2. Add a tablespoon of milk to this mix and grind it into a paste. This face wash can be applied to all skin types.

Back To TOC

9. Exfoliates The Skin

You Will Need

  • 1 peeled mango
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon powdered almond
  • 1 teaspoon crushed oats

How To Apply

  1. You can prepare an exfoliating mask by blending a peeled mango along with 2 spoons of whole milk, powdered almonds and crushed oats in a blender.
  2. Apply this on your face and neck. Keep it on for 20 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Back To TOC

10. Suits Sensitive Skin

You Will Need

  • 1 tablespoon mango pulp
  • 1 teaspoon oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey

How To Apply

  1. Blend all the ingredients together in a blender.
  2. Wash your face with cold water.
  3. Pat dry and apply this paste on your skin.
  4. Wash off with cold water after 15 minutes.

Benefits Of Mango For Hair

Mangoes are rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish your hair and promote hair growth (6).

Back To TOC

11. Is A Great Conditioner

 Is A Great Conditioner

Image: Shutterstock

Mango can be used for preparing a homemade conditioner.

You Will Need

  • 2 tablespoons mango pulp
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 2 egg yolk

How To Apply

  1. For this purpose, mix mango pulp with a spoonful of yogurt and two egg yellows.
  2. Apply this on your hair and leave for 30 minutes. This will condition your hair by making them soft and manageable.

Back To TOC

12. Treats Dandruff

Mango contains vitamin A that helps in fighting dandruff and adding shine to hair. It is often used as an ingredient in hair moisturizers. Mangoes also contain vitamin E that improves scalp circulation and encourages hair growth (7).

Back To TOC

PAGE 1 2NEXT

The following two tabs change content below.
  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/yagna/ Yagna

    Wow.. im surprised to read so many benefits of mangoes.. i always restricted myself to about 5 mangoes per season.. but now i guess i can binge on them i little more often.. :) your post made my day Zinnia..:)

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/zinniamukherjee/ Zinnia

      Thank u so much Yagna :D i luv mangoes too :D hehe hugs <3 <3 i have them almost each day one or may b one in 2 days , well as per i feel like eating :P

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/eshani/ Eshani

    Very informative zinnia:)

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/members/zinniamukherjee/ Zinnia

      thank u so much Eshani :D hugs dear <3 <3

  • Bernice

    I never knew that mangoes has so many benefits we have so many of them falling on the ground. This will change now I will be making better use of every one of them as of now. Thank you very much

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Thanks Lilian for your appreciation and support !!

  • rj mobashir

    very nice post.you have really work hard.

    • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

      Thanks for the appreciation Mobashir :-)