Mango is one of the choicest fruits in the world because of its goodflavour, attractive colour and fruity fragrance. It belongs to familyAnacardiaceae having wide range of varieties and health benefits. Itgrows in tropical region and has good nutritional profile. Innumerableresearches have been done around the world that demonstrateddiversified nutritional and pharmacological benefits of Mangifera indicaLinn. It has particular composition of nutrients and phytochemicals.Different parts of mango trees have different wide ranges of benefits. Theflower, seeds, leaves, bark, raw as well as ripe fruits provide extensivevariety of pharmacological, medicinal and many health benefits. Inaddition to the higher values of macronutrients as well as micronutrients,mangoes have a wide range of bioactive compounds present in differentportions of plant for example, the primary active constituent present inmango is mangiferin. In this review article we reviewed a number ofbeneficial characteristics of mango including its antioxidant, anti-diabetic,anti-bacterial, gastric health, anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory activities.
Keywords: Mango, mangiferin, anti-diabetic, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer