Learn How Moringa Leaf Can Benefit And Restore Your Health

Posted on 17 Sep 21:05 by Diana N Ahuche

This amazing nutrient-dense gift from nature has been used as a dietary supplement for thousands of years by different cultures across the globe.

Containing over 90 nutrients and 46 antioxidants, Moringa Oleifera is a superfood, one of nature’s most nutritious foods. Ideal for helping our bodies maintain optimum health, the nutrition in this miraculous tree has been traditionally used to prevent and treat over 300 diseases and disorders. Moringa is also used to restore malnutrition or poor health.

 

The Moringa “Miralcle Tree” possess an amazing 30% plant-based protein, 90+ all-natural vitamins and minerals, trace minerals, all 8 essential amino acids, 46 antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antibiotics, omega’s 3, 6 and 9. Moringa leaves are highly nutritious and are rich in  vitamins, minerals, and amino acids including vitamin K, A, C, B6, manganese, magnesium, riboflavin, calcium, thiamin, potassium, iron, and niacin, quercertin, kaempferol, Beta-sitosterol, zeatin.

Food Safety Research Center (FOSREC), Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia study shows that phyto-medicines are believed to have benefits over conventional drugs and are regaining interest in current research. The study proves that Moringa oleifera is a multi-purpose herbal plant used as human food and an alternative for medicinal purposes worldwide. The study shows that moringa oleifera contains amino acids, carotenoids in the leaves and components with nutraceutical properties, supporting the idea of using this health-promoting plant as a nutritional supplements or constituent in food preparation.

Another new and interesting fact of this super plant is that it helps with food preservation by saving some fresh produce covered in moringa leaves powder according to a research study published in Journal of Agricultural and Veterinary Science on Use of Moringa Oleifera in the Preservation of Fresh Tomatoes. The purpose of the study was to determine the efficacy of moringa for preserving fresh produce from spoilage in order to save farmers from losing money from throwing away foods. This information can now be applied to grocery store owners, fresh food suppliers, restaurant businesses, and even households and other consumers. You may try this on different foods, fresh fruits and vegetables - reuse. It also serves as effective healthier food and livestock additives, which are substances added to food to preserve their flavor, enhance their taste, appearance, or other qualities. Some agricultural chemicals can be harmful preservatives to livestock and human, moringa leaves powder has been studied and proven to be a better option says a study published in Journal of Food Science and Nutrition on Drumstick (Moringa Oleifera) as a Food Additive in Livestock Products.

 

 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF MORINGA LEAVES:

  • Boosting the natural defense of the immune system
  • Maintaining the health of brain and eyes
  • Building muscles mass and strong bone
  • Helping regulate metabolism
  • Promoting healthy cell structure and growth
  • Balancing cholesterol to healthy levels
  • Supporting liver and kidneys functions
  • Beautifying the skin from inside out
  • Increasing energy and mental alertness
  • Aiding with proper digestion
  • Containing powerful antioxidants that inhibits tumors growth
  • Slowing down premature ageing
  • Encouraging proper blood supply and circulation
  • Regulating normal sugar levels
  • Helping detoxify the body of toxins and free radicals
  • Helping build red blood cells
  • Balancing the level of pH in the body
  • Giving a feeling of general wellness
 

How To Use:

To take advantage of moringa leaves health benefits, brew tea by steeping the dried, preserved leaves powder in a cup, pour gently boiled water over it, this releases their special chemical compounds, wait 35 minutes or more, stir and drink. Dried moringa leaves, grounded, unlock the potent extracts and nutrients. Avoid boiling or cooking the powder.

Other ways…

Sprinkle onto salads, eggs, roasted vegetables, pasta, rice, e.t.c.

Bake into savory bread, brownies, muffins, cookies and other baked goods

Stir into soups, dips, sauces, salad dressings, stews

Shake into apple juice, smoothies, ice creams, oat cereals, and things like that

 

Dosage:

There’s no solid recommended or required dosage of moringa at this time since it is deemed food/supplement but some evidence recommend the optimum dose for humans has been calculated to be 29 milligrams per kilogram of body weight.

It’s recommended that you start by taking 11/2 a teaspoon of dried moringa leaves powder orally per day for three to five days, increasing your intake slowly over two weeks as you get use to its effects. It is a good idea to skip a couple of days in between as you go on to avoid overdose.