Name (common): African mango
Botanical name: Irvingia gabonensis
Synonyms: African Wild Mango, African Mango Extract, African Bush Mango, Dika nut
Irvingia gabonensis is a derived from the seeds of the plant known as African mango.
Functions and general science:
In general, the seeds are comparatively high in fatty acids with a lower carbohydrate, protein, and dietary fibre content. The fatty acid component appears to be mostly medium chain triglycerides, similar to coconut oil.
Nutritional profiles show that it is also a source of vitamin C, iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc.
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