The benefits of Moringa
Moringa is a small tree that is native to sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. It is also grown in the tropics. The Moringa we get is grown in Zambia. The whole plant is used to make medicine, The leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds and roots all hold beneficial properties.
Moringa is used in the treatment of anemia, arthritis, joint pain, asthma, cancer, constipation, diabetes, diarrhea, epilepsy, stomach pain, ulcers, spasms, headaches, heart problems, high blood pressure, and bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections.
Moringa is also used to reduce swelling, increased libido, boost immune system, and increase breast milk production. This amazing plant is an important food source in many parts of the world. Because it can be grown cheaply and easily and the leaves retain lots of vitamins and minerals when dried, moringa is used in India and Africa in feeding programs to fight malnutrition. The immature greens pods (drumsticks) are prepared similarly to green beans, while the seeds are removed from more mature pods and cooked like peas or roasted like nuts. The leaves are cooked and used like spinach, and they are also dried and powdered for used as a condiment. The seed cake remaining after oil extractions is used as a fertilizer and also to purify well water and to remove salt from sea water.
How does it work?
Moringa contains proteins, vitamins, and minerals. As an antioxidant, it seems to help protect the cells from damage.