What is Moringa?

The Miracle Tree

The Moringa Tree is also called the miracle tree. It has been used in many tropical countries as a nutritious food source as well as a treatment for different ailments in indigenous herbal medicine. Moringa oleifera is the most common variety of the moringa plant. Most parts of the moringa tree are edible including the leaves, seeds, oil, flowers and roots.

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Moringa as Food

Moringa is one of the most nutritious plants in the world, and is a great source for organic plant-based protein. Moringa is a source for 18 different amino acids including all 9 essential amino acids required by the human body. Additionally moringa also contains an abundance of vitamins and minerals including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and potassium as well as 46 active Antioxidants and 36 Anti-Inflammatories.

Moringa compared to other superfoods

Comparative Table with data taken from USDA Website, Nutrient data per 100g.
Nutrient
Moringa
Kale 
Quinoa
Protein
9.4 g
1.9 g
4.4 g
Calcium, Ca
185 mg
72 mg
17 mg
Iron, Fe
4 mg
0.9 mg
1.49 mg
Vitamin C
51.7 mg
41 mg
0 mg

Moringa in Traditional Medicine* 

Moringa, in addition to its high nutritional value, also has an impressive range of medicinal uses. The plant has been used in traditional medicine for a wide range of ailments. Research into the effects of moringa used as specific treatments is ongoing with few conclusions reached as of today, but traditionally moringa has been used in the below areas.  

Why use Moringa?

An Anti: Cholesterol, Depressant, Inflammatory, Fungal, Oxidant, Tumor, Ulcer
To Detoxify: Your Body & Alleviate Constipation
To Improve: Digestion, Skin Care, UTI, Vision, Wound Healing
To Increase: Energy, Hair Growth, Mental Clarity, Performance, Sex Drive
To Reduce: Age Lines, Appetite, Athlete’s Foot, Dandruff, Gum Disease, Warts
To Strengthen: Immune System, Normalizes Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar

Who uses Moringa?

Yogis, athletes, elderly, students, and professionals in general are always looking to reduce pain, feel better or increase performance. Regular use of moringa supports you in fulfilling your needs because it delivers bio-available nutrients to your body. Moringa is attractive to vegetarians and vegans as an excellent source of plant-based protein.

How to use Moringa?

Moringa leaves can be eaten whole, but they are typically ground into a fine powder for consumption. The powder is added to different meals / foods or consumed in a daily capsule form. Oil can also be extracted from the moringa plant and applied directly to the skin, hair or consumed. Also moringa leaves can be used for tea.

 

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