While many things found in Nature can have one or two health benefits, Moringa has many.
Moringa – Nature’s Gift to Mankind:
Nature’s Gift to Mankind ,Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing tree native to India and now found throughout the tropics. It is mostly referred as “drumstick tree” and sometimes described as the “miracle tree,” or “horse radish tree,” has small, rounded leaves that are packed with an incredible amount of nutrition.
Usage of Moringa in Ayurveda and Unani:
India’s ancient tradition of ayurveda medicine sites 300 diseases that are treated with the leaves of the Moringa tree. Virtually all parts of the plant are used to treat inflammation, infectious disorders, and various problems of the cardiovascular and digestive organs, while improving liver function and enhancing milk flow in nursing mothers. The uses of moringa are well documented in both the Ayurvedic and Unani systems of traditional medicine, among the most ancient healing systems in the world.
Moringa Leaf in Modern Science:
Moringa is a recent “discovery” of modern science. Recent scientific research has proven that these humble leaves are in fact a powerhouse of nutrients.
moringa-is-full-of-nutrientsMoringa leaf is best known as an excellent source of nutrition and natural energy booster. This energy boost is not based on sugar, and so it is sustained. It helps lower blood pressure and is a sleep aid. Its detoxifying effect may come from Moringa’s ability to purify water.
Moringa plant is beginning to gain more popularity as a new “superfood” for its highly nutritious profile and powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and tissue-protective properties. The leaves seem to be getting the most market attention, notably for their use in reducing high blood pressure, eliminating water weight, and lowering cholesterol. Studies show that moringa leaves possess anti-tumor and anti-cancer activities, due in part to a compound called niaziminin. Compounds in the moringa leaf appear to help regulate thyroid function, especially in cases of over-active thyroid.