Kilichundan Mango is a tropical tree cultivated in many regions of IndiaKilichundan means beak of a bird in Malayalam language. It's used to make pickles and make curries. The tree is medium size with greenish yellow fruits.Mango fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids like ?-carotene, ?-carotene, and ?-cryptoxanthin. 100 g of fresh fruit provides 765 IU or 25% of recommended daily levels of vitamin-A. Together; these compounds have been known to have antioxidant properties and are essential for vision.
Vitamin-A also required for maintaining healthy mucosa and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in carotenes is known to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.Kilichundan Mango fruit plants are available here..