The raw mango is commonly green in color, though the ripe variety is available in a number of colors including orange, yellow, red or purple. The centre of the fruit has a single seed, which is flat and oblong. The raw mango is highly appreciated for its nutritional value they are outstanding supply of Vitamin C, which is relatively more than ripe mangoes. Raw mango is a rich resource of pectin which gradually diminishes after the formation of the stone.
The fresh green raw mango is highly valued for its ability to cure blood disorders. It increases the elasticity of the blood vessels and helps the formation of new blood cells. It aids the absorption of food, iron and prevents bleeding tendencies. It increases body resistance against tuberculosis, anaemia, cholera and dysentery.