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AURORA629 Posts: 2,388
3/5/10 3:26 P

eHow claims the skin is inedible

www.ehow.com/how_3108_eat-mangoes.html


WISHFULSPIRIT Posts: 212
3/2/10 6:27 P

I knew someone in college who was raised by missionaries in mango-growing areas. She said the skin was toxic. Or maybe that was the pit.

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2/28/10 11:51 P

Thanks for the replies!

ANNERS8 Posts: 156
2/28/10 9:44 P

I just bought a mango. maybe I'll try a lil piece of skin... :) I do have a cough, so maybe it will help.

RINKUATWAL Posts: 72
2/28/10 9:59 A

Every part of the mango is beneficial and has been utilized in folk remedies in some form or another. Whether the bark, leaves, skin or pit; all have been concocted into various types of treatments or preventatives down through the centuries. A partial list of the many medicinal properties and purported uses attributed to the mango tree are as follows: anti-viral, anti-parasitic, anti-septic, anti-tussive (cough), anti-asthmatic, expectorant, cardiotonic, contraceptive, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, laxative, stomachic (beneficial to digestion)....

u can eat the skin but some ppl can become allergic to it. i dont know the nurtitional value of it... just that it is good for u... if ur not allergic that is.

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2/28/10 7:01 A

Wouldn't like to try it!
Are you thinking of taking a bite then? emoticon

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2/28/10 2:09 A

Is Mango Skin Edible and a good source of nutrients? If anyone has a first hand information then please reply to this message.

Thanks!

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