What is Moringa?
Moringa oleifera is a tree that grows in South Asia and tropical areas. Its leaves have been used in alternative medicine for centuries, and according to Ayurveda, the traditional medicine system in India, moringa can contribute to the healing or prevention of about 300 diseases.
The US National Institute of Health named Moringa the “Plant of the year” in 2008 because “no other plant on this planet has the potential to reverse the effects of multiple major environmental problems and, at the same time, offer so many benefits for people ”.
Currently, there are over 1,300 studies, articles and reports attesting to the therapeutic properties of Moringa, but also the fact that it can provide solutions against nutritional deficiencies. Studies have shown that every component of the plant can be used, regardless of whether it is consumed in the form of a tea full of antioxidants, in smoothies, or transformed into an oil that moisturizes and nourishes the skin.
Benefits of Moringa
Moringa can be used to solve health problems such as:
- Diseases caused by inflammation;
- Arthritis and other conditions of the joints such as rheumatism;
- Allergies and asthma;
- Constipation, stomach pain, diarrhea;
- Stomach and intestinal ulcers, spasms;
- Chronic headaches;
- Heart disease, hypertension;
- Kidney stones;
- Fluid retention;
- Thyroid disorders;
- Loss of libido;
- Bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections.
Moringa is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A, potassium, calcium and vitamin C. According to studies, comparing gram to gram, the plant contains:
- 2 times more protein than yogurt;
- 4 times more vitamin A than carrots;
- 3 times more potassium than bananas;
- 4 times more calcium than cow’s milk;
- 7 times more vitamin C than oranges.
Facts about Moringa
Moringa has over 100 names in different languages ??of the world. The plant, which grows especially in the Himalayas and in certain areas of India and Africa, has over 90 protective compounds including isothiocyanate, flavonoids and phenol acid.
Moringa has a reputation for combating inflammation and combating the different effects of malnutrition and aging, gaining its reputation as a “miracle tree” or “miracle plant”.
Moringa is a universal treatment! It can treat both infectious diseases, as well as cardiovascular, digestive, etc. Let’s say it can lower the bad cholesterol too? It even has anti-tumor and anticancer properties!
Moringa has a thick and slightly spicy taste, but it is worth consuming as often as possible.
How to consume moringa?
Best in drinks and lemonade, so don’t forget to start adding half a teaspoon, then switch to a whole teaspoon, until you reach 1.5 teaspoons a day. You will experience intense detoxification, so you may have slight dizziness, but this should not scare you.
Caution! Do not consume moringa at all if you are pregnant and do not use too much usually, it may affect you. You can also discuss with a naturalistic doctor more details about its consumption, and you will be better informed.
We suggest adding moringa in smoothies or fruit juices, to be sure you will have a great health. Use this panacea at least from time to time and strengthen your immune system.