Mango is a member of the cashew family and is reputed to be extremely high in Vitamin A, C and Beta Carotine and is used in preparing many Ayurvedic medicines. It is also rich in iron. It is often used in formulations to help prevent the appearance of fine lines and the drying of skin. By preventing the deterioration of the skin, it helps to maintain the elasticity of the skin. Mango powder is ground from tart, unripe mangos which are sliced and sun-dried before grinding. Also known as amchur or amchoor powder, mangos are native to Southwest Asia.