While Moringa has long been used in traditional Asian medicine, only know is science catching up. Fortunately, we’re here to tell you more!
Sometimes described as the miracle tree because of all it has to offer, Moringa is a rich source of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins.
The leaves are even better than the pods, and listen to this: 1 cup of Moringa pods offers a sizable percentage of your recommended intake of quite a few different vitamins – 15% Vitamin C, 19% Vitamin B6, 9% Vitamin A, and 11% Vitamin B2!
Check out the list of the biggest Moringa benefits below!
#1 Stronger bones – the Moringa plant helps improve the density of the bones as it is very rich in iron and calcium that play a vital role in strengthening the bones. This is the main reason why it is much recommended for children also.
#2 Anti-cancer properties – Moringa’s richness in antioxidants is extremely useful when it comes to eliminating free radicals in the body and preventing the formation of microbes that lead to cancer. It is rich in quercetin and chlorogenic – two powerful antioxidants that act in the body by negating free radical activity.
#3 Relieves headaches – Moringa root helps in relieving headaches even better than aspirin. Simply extract the juice of the roots and mix it with the same amount of jaggery in order to achieve immediate relief.
#4 Treating eye issues – the plant is efficient in treating eye issues such as conjunctivitis. Grind some Moringa leaves and apply the paste onto your eyes. In order to treat other issues such as corneal disorders or eye swelling, mix the juice of Moringa plant with some honey, and apply it on your eyes just like eyeliner.
#5 Lowers blood pressure – believe it or not, Moringa can keep your blood pressure under control and it helps in managing diabetes. We know how many health issues high blood pressure can cause so consuming Moringa plant often will be a literal life-saver. Studies have been done on numerous animals and have been proven successful. Another study involved 30 women. The women were given 7 grams of leaf powder daily, for 3 months. The results were reduced blood sugar levels by 13% in all 30 women!
#6 Purifies the blood – The Moringa leaves and pods do wonders when it comes to blood purification. You can do this by consuming Moringa soup which also fights off skin issues like acne.
#7 Anti–aging properties – The Moringa plant is rich in Vitamin A which slows down the natural process of aging, prevents vision loss and strengthens the immune system and the overall body.