Moringa: Tiny Leaves With Enormous Benefits
Moringa is truly a miracle plant and a divine gift for the nourishing and healing of man. This plant has so many uses and special features. Moringa is the sole genus in the flowering plant family Moringaceae. The genus Moringa, in turn, is made up of 13 species. The species most common, and which is the main subject of this book is the species called “Moringa Oleifera.” Moringa Oleifera is found in many tropical and sub-tropical regions. The most incredible thing about Moringa is the amount of nutritional and medicinal chemicals and compounds found in this plant. All parts of the Moringa tree are edible Not only does Moringa contain vitamin A, vitamin C, Calcium, Potassium, Iron, and Protein, it contains it in high amounts that are easily digested and assimilated by the human body. The chart below highlights some of the commonly known nutrients needed by the human body. Moringa also contains, not one, not two, not three, but over 40 antioxidants. Moringa is said to contain 539 known compounds which according to traditional African and Indian medicine (Ayurvedic) is said to prevent 300 diseases and maladies.
Several studies have shown Moringa's health benefits.
• Zinc is found in large quantities.
• Moringa leaves contain 3x more iron than spinach.
• Moringa helps in balancing the cholesterol levels in the body.
• Moringa is said to balance sugar levels, helpful in the fight against diabetes.
• Supports natural immune defense and is used for natural treatment of complications due to HIV/AIDS
• Moringa leaves can be consumed to stimulate metabolism.
• It is a nutrition booster that is known to promote feelings of well-being.
• It is a non-sugar based source of energy, thus assisting in reducing sugar intake and facilitating weight loss.
• Moringa leaves stimulate the body at a cellular level.
• In lactating mothers, Moringa can increase breast milk production.
• It is famous for its anti-bacterial properties.
• The paste of Moringa leaves is used as a facial mask to cleanse and purify the skin.
• It protects the liver and kidneys.
• It can be used as a water purifier.
How does Moringa act as a detoxifier?
Moringa seeds are well known for use in purifying dirty water. Moringa seeds, when mixed with impure water, will absorb all of the impurities. In a similar process,
Moringa attracts toxins in the blood which are then absorbed and excreted from the body removing toxic build-up.
Can Moringa supplements be taken with prescription drugs?
Always consult your physician before beginning a dietary supplement regimen. Our Moringa supplements are 100% natural and only contain parts of the Moringa tree. People across the globe in India, Africa, and Central and
South America uses Moringa as a food source without any report of problems. In Ayurvedic medicine, Moringa has been used as a treatment for more than 300 afflictions for hundreds of years.
What is the best way to take Moringa powder?
The best way to take Moringa powder is in a glass of juice, in a smoothie, or other beverages. A teaspoon dose mixed into any drink or used in food preparation will provide you with essential nutrients.