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  • The yummy and healthy Mango

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    Mango – The king of fruits – is everyone’s favorite, and the reason for it need not be explained. Mango not only tastes very good, but is also medicinally useful in many ways. Mango seed, leaves, skin ,gum, tree bark and last but not the least the yummy pulp, all of these have their medicinal values; when used in various forms. Mangoes are used in two forms : Raw and ripe, both of them have different properties : Raw Mango is sour in taste and increases pitta and vata dosha in the body, but when consumed in form of Panha (panak) – Panha is a recipe prepared by cooking raw mangoes, and then pulp is extracted & cooked with jaggery, cardamom, black salt, cumin powder; this syrup is mixed with cold water to make Panha –  is a good rejuvenating summer drink, quenches thirst, it pacifies pitta and also also works as good digestive drink. Raw mangoes are also used to prepare pickles, when consumed in small quantity it enhances taste, dried  raw mango powder is
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