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The Moringa herb is the answer for those who wish to live a long and healthy life, have more energy, and avoid back pain. It hails from South Asia and is known as a “drumstick” because of its shape. It has long been used medicinally due to its significant antioxidant capabilities.

Moringa powder (Moringa Oleifera) in coconut bowl with original fresh Moringa leaves on wooden background. Healthy product, superfood, vitamin.

This plant, along with its leaves and fruits, has seven reasons to consume it.

Moringa herb’s leaves and fruits contain a wide range of vitamins and minerals. Vitamin C content in 1 cup of pods is 157 percent of the recommended daily allowance.

In addition, 1 cup provides the following benefits:

  • A whopping 19% of the vitamin B6 you need
  • Vitamin A, 9% of RDA
  • Protein, 2g
  • Vitamin C at 12% of RDA
  • Eleven percent of riboflavin, a B2 vitamin
  • Iron, 11%
  • Magnesium 8%,

Although its dried leaves are readily available, consuming them naturally is preferable.

Strong Bones: Consumption of this plant will aid in developing strong bones. Adolescents’ health and stamina benefit from this food’s strong iron and calcium content.

Avoid cancer: Moringa is loaded with anti-cancer antioxidants and free radical-scanning agents. Cancer cells are also prevented from forming as a result of this.Beta carotene, chlorogenic acid, Vitamin C, and quercetin, as these are the finest weapons against free radicals, are found in this herb.

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Headache relief: Prepare a juice from the roots of this plant and jiggery, and then drink the mixture.

Conjunctivitis: The Moringa plant calms the eyes. Make a paste out of its leaves and apply it to your eyes. Corneal problems may be alleviated with the addition of honey to this drink. In addition, it helps to reduce eyelid puffiness.

Can Lower Blood Sugar: Blood sugar levels that are too high may be helped by taking this plant. There are some ongoing human investigations, but they are being conducted on animals for the time being. Women’s blood sugar levels were reduced by 13.5% when 7 grams of leaf powder was administered to them every day for three months in a trial involving 30 women.

PURE BLOOD – Moringa pods and leaves aid in blood purification. If you use them in soup, for example, they’ll clear up acne and other skin problems. Because it is an antibiotic, the juice may also be used topically to treat pimples and acne.

Antiaging: The Moringa plant has a high concentration of vitamin A, which slows the aging process. In addition, it enhances vision and boosts the immune system.

However, there is still a great deal of research on Moringa plants. One thing is for sure, though: it’s healthful and safe to eat.

References:
http://www.moringa.rubiconhealth.org/
http://moringaceae.org/1/post/2013/09/romans-and-egyptians-using-moringa.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16406607
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22103446
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25650648
http://globalcancermap.com/

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