Organic Moringa Oleifera Powder (Natures Multi-Vitamin)
Organic Moringa Powder
About Moringa Oleifera
The moringa is a nutrition filled tree that is native to some parts of Asia and Africa. The moringa meaning drumstick is famous for its nutritional value and health benefits. It contains thirteen species in Africa and Asia but the Moringa oleifera is the most cultivated of the thirteen species. The moringa is called the miracle tree by the Africans due to its nutritional value and its ability to be drought tolerant. Its nutritional value comes from its leaves which are harvested and then dried. The leaves have a fresh and rich smell that is pleasing to the nose. They are then processed to produce capsules and the famous moringa powder.
Moringa Oleifera is revered by many due to its nutritional and health benefits. Some of these benefits include
- High nutrient content
Moringa is highly nutritious and is considered by the natives as a super food. Several parts of the tree can be harvested and used in traditional herbal medicine. However, the most nutritious part of the moringa is its leaves. The leaves contains many nutrients in high levels such as proteins, vitamin B6, vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Magnesium, calcium and others. Protein concentration in moringa is high compared to many protein-rich plants thus making it good for tissue repair and mass gaining. Consuming moringa at least once a day can contribute to a very healthy body.
- Rich in antioxidants
Moringa leaves contain polyphenols, flavonoids, ascorbic acid, and zeatin. These are powerful antioxidants that have the ability to cleanse the body and cure oxidative stress. These antioxidants offer therapeutic value since oxidative stress can wear down the cells making the body feel weak. Moringa would be recommended for someone who just quit smoking and is planning on living a healthy lifestyle. Leaves from the moringa also contain querecetin which is a very important antioxidant in fighting high blood pressure and chlorogenic acid which helps in regulating blood sugar levels and also helps in avoiding the risks of diabetes.
- Helps to improve immunity
It helps to improve the body’s immune response. A well-functioning immunity system is key for a healthy lifestyle. Moringa contains iron which is important in maturation and proliferation of immune cells in the body. It also contains Vitamin A which is necessary for the cellular differentiation and growth. It helps in the simulation of cellular immune response and hypersensitivity reaction to antibodies. It also nourishes the brain and helps on proper functioning of the kidney and the liver.
- Helps in maintaining a healthy skin
Moringa contains vitamins A, C and E which are key in maintain a healthy skin. These vitamins help the skin to be smooth, glow and blemish free. It also contains bioflavonoids which block the skin from aging fast especially among those past their prime years. The vitamins and the bioflavonoids from the moringa counteract oxidative stress and its effects thus preventing dry skin, wrinkles and premature aging.
- Acts as an anti-inflammatory
Moringa has anti-inflammatory properties that helps to fight inflammation caused by chronic disease such as arthritis, respiratory problems, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and even obesity. The leaves of the moringa tree have anti-inflammatory properties that suppress the inflammatory enzymes.
How to use
We suggest taking 1/2 to 4 teaspoons per day, you can mix the powder with hot or cold water, in juices or smoothies, mixed with food or take as directed by your healthcare practitioner,