Moringa tree is an important source of fat, protein, carotenoids, vitamin C, iron, potassium and other nutrients.
Flowers, roots, leaves and bark of this tree “miracle tree” have been used as nutritional supplements and are also used in the manufacture of cosmetics, perfumes, and skin oils.
Besides nutritional this tree has great medical potential.
Chemical compounds found in moringa have demonstrated several beneficial biochemical activities, such as combating atherosclerosis and heart disease, boosting the immune system, and have antiviral,antibacterial, antioxidant, and tumor-suppressive effects.
Health Benefits of Moringa Tree
Moringa contains powerful antibiotic and highly efficient in eliminating a bacterium known to cause gastritis, ulcers and gastric cancer.
This plant is rich in fiber and it is said that it works as a mop in your intestines and cleanses any excess waste left over from a greasy diet.
The seed can purify the water, and it does even better than most of the conventional synthetic materials that are being used nowadays.
The leaves have a lot of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and much more ingredients.
In 100 grams of dry moringa leaves there is:
- 9 times more protein than in yogurt
- 10 times more vitamin A than in carrots
- 12 times more vitamin C than in oranges
- 15 times more potassium than in bananas
- 17 times more calcium than in milk
- 25 times more iron than in spinach
The chlorogenic acid from the leaves can slow down the absorption process of sugar in the cells.
As a result of the presence of a compound called niaziminin, moringa have anti-tumor and anti-cancer effects.
Helps in the regulation of the hyper-active thyroid function.
After all these health benefits can be concluded that, Moringa is a highly beneficial plant medicine that deserves a place in everyone’s home pharmacy.