As it is nature’s gift, it can be consumed by both humans and animals. Moringa is rich in proteins and vitamins such as A, B and C (if you are having it raw) and it comes as Moringa Powder too.
High protein leaves to animals have showed a vast difference in their weight and milk producing capacity. Research have shown that leaves have a stabilizing effect on one’s blood pressure and maintaining glucose levels. It is also been discovered that moringa powder/ leaves have the effect to cure anemia, diarrhea, skin infections and many other conditions. It contains antioxidants which prevents your body from cell damage. You can have it like other leaves such as spinach. Boil the leaves and cook it, toss over on a salad or add it in your favorite soup. For interesting recipes, check this site.
Many years of research have shown that Moringa has the capacity to cure approximately 300 diseases. The seed is used to ward off malnutrition from our body. Further scrutinizing in Africa showed that just two teaspoons of moringa seed powder on a malnutrition-ed child resulted in weight gain and growth in nutrition value. Moringa seed can be used to extract oil for further usage of cosmetics, oil lamps, for cooking benefits or can simply be roasted and consumed like peanuts.
Another use of Moringa seed is for purifying water. Really?? Yes….In various parts of India and Africa it is used for water purification. Crushing 50-150 mg of moringa seeds into one liter of water can purify the water within a few minutes. Click here for more information.
Moringa powder is made from crushing moringa leaves and seeds. As you all know moringa contains proteins and amino acids but did you know that it also contains magnesium, potassium and calcium contents too. In a recent Dr. Oz show on low energy, the reason that topped most is due to deficiency in magnesium which causes fatigue in a person. Without any guesses, it was found that moringa powder contained the required amount of supplement to fuse your body with high energy levels. Just 2 tablespoons of moringa powder in your diet will exhibit excellent results in your body. At the end of the show, Dr. Oz tagged Moringa as an ‘energy blaster’.
Moringa capsules are also available in market. As moringa is completely harmless and without side effects, it is easily digestible and can be taken by entire family. So why wait? Start your day with moringa capsules that are the most nutritious, antioxidant food for your body.
Moringa tea can be soaked in hot water for a few minutes while preparing in a standard tea-making process. Upon boiling, the leaves lavish high amount of antioxidants and vitamins thus adding more flavors to the tea.
Here are some facts you might like to know about your energy blaster: In a gram for gram comparison, moringa leaves contains the equal proportion of the below foods:
Yogurt – 2 times protein
Milk – 4 times calcium
Bananas – 3 times potassium
Carrots – 4 times vitamin A
Oranges – 7 times vitamin C
Super Food Moringa:
Lots of companies are concentrating on providing moringa products to the consumers. Lets have a look at some of the companies who top the consumer list:
1. Perfectly Natural Herbs
2. Earth’s Moringa
3. Organic Veda
4. Only Natural
Recently, BBC news released an article about Africa and how they combat malnutrition by farming Moringa trees.