Mango is one of the popular fruits in the world due to its attractive color, delicious taste and excellent nutritional properties. Known for its sweet fragrance and flavor, the mango has delighted the senses for more than 4000 years. A celebrated fruit, mango, now produced in most of the tropical parts of the globe.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Cardiotonic activities of mango

Studies indicate mango possesses antidiabetic, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, cardiotonic, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory properties.

Cardiotonic is a substance used to increase the efficiency and improve the contraction of the heart muscle, which leads to improved blood flow to all tissues of the body.

Mangiferin, being a polyphenolic antioxidant and a glucosyl xanthone, it has strong cardiotonic activities.

Mangiferin was found to ameliorate the effect of isoproterenol-induced pathological changes, reduced the lipid peroxide formation and retained the myocardial marker enzyme activities at near normal level.
Cardiotonic activities of mango
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