African Mango is a fruit that has it roots in Africa. For thousands of years the fruit was used by the local population in their diet and for medical conditions. It wasn't until the last 20 years that African mango gained recognition in the western cultures. The initial benefits of the fruits were directed to the regulation of cholesterol in the body. After studies were done to confirm the benefits of cholesterol, the results were a surprise to everyone when they saw, that not only could African mango help control cholesterol.