African mango seed Extract derived from the seed of a west african tree also sometimes referred to as African Mango, Wild Mango or Bush Mango. The tree produces fleshy yellow fruit which contain large fibrous seeds, sometimes called Dika nuts. The people of west africa have used the fruit and seeds of irvingia gabonensis as a source of food and for medicinal purposes for generations.
Irvingia Gabonensis is fast becoming one of the most popular ingredients in the supplement industry because more and more studies are showing the benefits of Irvingia when it comes to weight loss, high cholesterol and elevated blood glucose levels.
Irvingia Gabonensis is a West and Central African tree also known as the wild mango or bush mango. The tree is valued for its dika nuts in addition to producing a yellow edible fruit. The soluble fiber in the seeds is being regularly studied to determine the validity of claims that Irvingia Gabonensis aids with weight loss. Irvingia is high in fat, similar to other nuts and seeds, and contains 14% fiber.