A – Z of Herbal Remedies

Help: To find Illnesses or Conditions associated with a Herbal Remedy. Select a letter from A - Z of Herbal Remedies. Or Scroll lists. Or Use Search.


Other Names: Mango, Mango Powder, Mango leaves, Amchoor, Amchur, Mangifera Indica
Traditional Usages: Anemia, Alzheimer's Disease, Acid Reflux. Acne, Scalds, Skin Rejuvenator,  Pimples, Blemishes, Dark Spots, Blackheads, Improving Eyesight, Eye Disorders, Night Blindness, Cataracts, Macular Degeneration, Enhances Digestion, Improves Libido for both Sexes, Baldness,
Resources: South Asia, Himalayas, India, Pakistan, Philippines,
Parts Used: Fruit, Leaves, Bark, Seeds Kernel, Flower, Root
Herbal Research: Mango

Mango - Natural remedy for Dysentery:  Chop a ripe mango in small pieces. Heat it until dry. Mash and take 1 teaspoon of this with a glass of buttermilk.    

Mango - Natural remedy for Eczema:  Take the pulp of a ripe mango (not overripe and not too soft) and boil with a little water to make a thick paste. Let it cool down. Apply daily on skin for 15 days.

Mango – Natural remedy for Heat Stroke: Boil a big raw mango. Leave it in cold water for some time. Peel it and blend pulp with some cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, some sugar and salt. Add water and drink three to four times a day.

Mango - Natural remedy for Hemorrhoids: Grind dried mango seeds. Take 2 grams twice daily for bleeding piles.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


Health Issues

Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,


The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).


An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)