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Benefits of Moringa

To date, over 1,300 studies, articles and reports have focused on moringa benefits and this plant’s healing abilities that are important in parts of the world that are especially susceptible to disease outbreak and nutritional deficiencies. Research shows that just about every part of the moringa plant can be utilized in some way, whether it’s to make a potent antioxidant tea or produce an oily substance that lubricates and nourishes the skin. Throughout the world, moringa is used for treating such widespread conditions as:


inflammation-related diseases • cancer • diabetes • anemia • arthritis and other joint pain, such as rheumatism • allergies and asthma • constipation, stomach pains and and diarrhea • epilepsy • stomach and intestinal ulcers or spasms • chronic headaches • heart problems, including high blood pressure • kidney stones • fluid retention • thyroid disorders • low sex drive • bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections


Moringa is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A, potassium, calcium and vitamin C. Gram for gram, moringa contains:

Two times the amount of protein of yogurt, four times the amount of vitamin A as carrots, three times the amount of potassium as bananas, four times the amount of calcium as cows’ milk, seven times the amount of vitamin C as oranges.

 

Moringa is known by over 100 names in different languages around the world. This easy-to-grow tropical plant species, native to the Himalayan mountains and parts of India and Africa, comes packed with over 90 protective compounds, including isothiocyanates, flavonoids and phenolic acids. Moringa has gained a reputation for fighting inflammation and combating various effects of malnutrition and aging, earning the nickname “the miracle plant.”

Here are the top six proven moringa benefits to show that nickname is well-deserved.