True Superfood–Moringa Oleifera (also referred to as Drumstick tree) also known as the miracle tree, originated in parts of Asia and Africa and is a multipurpose plant. Leaves, fruits, flowers, roots and even bark of this tree can be used. Moringa is full with minerals, amino acids and antioxidants.
Moringa is a plant with the highest number of nutrients, so far known to man. Tree of life, miracle tree or an amazing tree, names by which moringa is known in many parts of the world. It grows at sub-Himalayan areas, and has a height of 5 to 10 meters. All parts of this plant, leaves, flowers, roots, seeds can be used. Scientists described as the richest plant ever found in plant nutrients. It contains many nutrients, over 450 of them.
Moringa Oleifera, this amazing plant supplies the body with different nutrients into nontoxic forms, combinations that body can easily digest and absorb.
Content of nutrients moringa contains (in powder):
– 3 times more potassium than bananas,
– 4 times more vitamin A, and 4 times more beta carotene than carrots,
– 3 times more iron than spinach,
– 15 times more calcium than milk,
– 6 times more zinc than almonds,
– 5 times more dietary fiber from vegetables,
– 6 times more amino acids of garlic
– 50 times more vitamin B2 sardines,
– 50 times more vitamin B3 from peanuts,
– 4 times more vitamin E than corn oil,
– 1000 times more gelatin than any other plant.
Moringa Oleifera helps in the formation of hemoglobin and myoglobin, which act as carriers of oxygen in the blood and muscles because of its rich iron content.
Vitamins: A (alpha and beta-carotene), B, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, C, D, E, K, folic acid, biotin, and others.
Minerals: calcium chloride, chromium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, selenium, sulfur, zinc, boron.
All eight essential amino acids: isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, valine.
10 additional amino acids: alanine, arginine, aspartic acid, cysteine, glutamine, glycine, histidine, proline, serine, tyrosine.
Also, other useful nutrients, carotenoids, flavonoids, omega (3, 6, 9) oils, plant sterols, polyphenols, lutein, xanthine, rutin and more.
Moringa leaves contain three times more iron than spinach. Despite all the ‘junk’ food that is consumed nowadays, many people are faced with problem with high cholesterol. Moringa helps in balancing the level of cholesterol in the body. If you are looking for energy without sugar, the leaves of Moringa help. It also helps in the process of weight loss. It is useful for nursing mothers- it increase breast milk production*. Moringa is also known for its antibacterial properties. It helps in faster recovery of muscle tissue after exercise. It contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 types of antioxidants. Also has other significant benefits such as: lower blood pressure, improved blood counts, improved digestion, enhanced immune system, protects the stomach lining, cure stomach ulcers, healthier skin, reduced depression and fatigue, increases energy levels and many other healthy benefits.
Moringa (powder) is best to mix in a dense juices such as fruit juices, mushy or embarrassed shakes, herbal or fruit juices. It can also be blended with yogurt, oatmeal, grits, cereals, etc.
There is no restriction on the use of Moringa Oleifera in powder and can be safely consumed because it is completely harmless. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels.
*It contains no additives or preservatives. It’s safe for pregnant women and newborns. Still, consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.