Moringa Oleifera- Benefits, Uses and Nutritional facts
Posted by The Neem Queen on January 31, 2017
What is moringa?
Moringa plant is beginning to gain more popularity as a new “superfood” for its highly nutritious profile and powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and tissue-protective properties.
Moringa oleifera, also known as horseradish tree, ben tree, or drumstick tree, is a small tree from India, Pakistan, and Nepal that has been used for generations in Eastern countries to treat and prevent diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, anemia, arthritis, liver disease, and respiratory, skin, and digestive disorders.
Moringa has become popular as a leaf powder supplement, although the whole moringa leaves, pods, roots, bark, flowers, seeds, and fruits are also edible. Moringa leaves, moringa powder and moringa supplements are more widely available as information grows worldwide.
In the last several years, there has been a growing interest in Moringa and sharing the benefits of the moringa tree to the world.
Moringa Nutrition Facts
Some say that the plant packs twice the protein of yogurt, three times the potassium of bananas and four times the calcium of milk, ounce for ounce. Ayurvedic medicine has called on the healing power of the "miracle tree" for hundreds of years, for more than 300 ailments.
Throughout the world, moringa is used for treating such widespread conditions as:
- inflammation-related diseases
- arthritis and other joint pain, such as rheumatism
- allergies and asthma
- constipation, stomach pains and and diarrhea
- stomach and intestinal ulcers or spasms
- chronic headaches
- heart problems, including high blood pressure
- kidney stones
- fluid retention
- thyroid disorders
- low sex drive
- bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections
Moringa is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A, potassium, calcium and vitamin C.
How do I use Moringa? Great question, read more about the many ways you can use Moringa to improve your health, heal wounds and increase your nutritional value naturally.
Hop on this wellness trend early, and you can tell your friends that you were one of the first to get your hands on the superfood of the future.
Where can I buy Moringa leaves, moringa powder and supplements?
Look no further, All About Neem sells high quality, fresh and affordable Moringa products to buy. Shop for Moringa leaves here.