If you are concerned about your health, you’ve probably already heard somewhere about the Moringa plant.
This plant is already largely mentioned in the media due to its exceptional health benefits. Moringa tree grows in parts of Africa and Asia.
What is most interesting about this plant is that every part is edible. The fruit, flowers, roots are edible and are often used in desserts in South India because of its unique taste.
One cup of dried Moringa leaves contain:
- Vitamin B6- 19% daily needs
- Vitamin A-9%
- protein-2 g
- vitamin C-12%
- vitamin B2 riboflavin- 11%
- iron- 11%
- magnesium- 8%
Here are some of the health benefits of this amazing plant:
The seeds of this plant may be used for the production of oil, which is very similar to the olive oil in terms of nutrition. Also this oil is rich in antioxidants and its duration is unlimited.
In addition, Moringa leaves contain three times more iron than spinach, which until now was considered as a plant with highest iron content.
Moringa tea has the ability to increase natural energy levels and can be used instead of coffee.
Moringa contains four times more vitamin A than carrots. At the same time is an excellent source of beta-carotene.
Moringa as a food supplement significantly is better than the other artificial vitamins and supplements that are available in the market. This is due to the fact that it contains no synthetic ingredients.
Moringa has two times more protein per gram than regular yogurt, four times more calcium per gram than milk.
There is three times more potassium than bananas per gram and seven times more vitamin C than oranges.
With all the health benefits of Moringa, there are numerous claims of scientists who say that Moringa has anti-cancer effects.
Namely, the plant contains very powerful compounds against ovarian, liver and lung cancer.
Still, the list of health benefits of Moringa do not end here. The plant is used as a water purifier, improves lactation and is powerful skin cleaner.
It can also be used to treat wounds, insect bites and burns. Most importantly, Moringa has no side effects and is safe for children, pregnant women and adults.