Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

Mango The King of Fruits!

June 16, 2019

Mango belongs to the same family as poison ivy and while it is an absolute delight for some to eat, for those sensitive to urushiol – it can have allergic effects. the mango tree (Mangifera indica, Anacardiaceae) is native to tropical Asia and has been cultivated on the Indian subcontinent for over 4,000 years, where it has also played a key role in Ayurvedic medicine. Join me as I examine the history and pharmacology of this delightful fruit!

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