Moringa tree originates from Asia and Africa, and what is most amazing the whole tree is actually edible. All its essential parts like the pods, flowers, roots, fruits, and bark are packed with nutrients. It is also known as Malunggsy or drumstick, and it is widely used for culinary purposes in South Indian prepped delicacies offering great texture and unique taste.
Exotic Moringa Compared with the Other Healthy Foods
Here below are the facts regarding this exotic tree when compared to the common healthy foods.
Moringa seeds produce edible oil which in nutritional quality is very much similar to the olive oil. Contrary to the other oils Moringa oil is extremely full with anti-oxidants and the shelf life is extraordinary long-lasting.
Moringa tree is an incredible source of iron, and when compared to spinach the key nutrient of Moringa contains three times more iron than this vegetable.
Moringa tea is proven to have extraordinary natural energy boosting qualities that last for a longer period of time during the day. The coffee offers more or less the same qualities, but it is not the same like the amazing energy benefits of moringa.
Carrots are considered to be a great source of vitamin A; however, nothing can beat moringa as it has around four times more the amount of vitamin A than carrots. Likewise, it is a remarkable source of beta-carotene.
All the multi-vitamins consumed on daily basis have some kind of synthetic ingredient. Moringa pods and leaves when combined together make an ideal combination of Moringa supplements which are healthier from the various supplements and vitamins available on the market. Moreover, they are natural without any synthetic ingredient.
This nutritious tree contains twice the amount of protein found in yogurt, per gram.
Likewise, it contains three times more the amount of potassium per gram, found in bananas.
Further on, 7 times more vitamin C per gram than oranges that have always been considered as one of the best fruits packed with vitamin C.
It also has large quantities of calcium which is highly beneficial for our bones, namely moringa contains 4 times more calcium per gram than the milk.
Incredible Anti-Cancer Effects of Moringa
Researchers have discovered that moringa is a potent anti-cancer agent as it contains rhamnetin, isoquercetin and kaempferol. Thanks to these powerful properties it can successfully fight melanoma, liver cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer. Yet, it will need more time and done researching for the moringa to be claimed as cancer cure, however this study is an indicator that for surely it goes in that direction. Moringa is used in many combinations, but as well as in herbalism.
Additional Benefits of Moringa Tree
It contains 46 antioxidants, 27 vitamins, plenty of minerals and 9 crucial amino-acids.
It has the ability to purify and cleanse water.
Beneficial for skin and hair; great skin cleanser, and highly beneficial for vibrant, and healthy hair.
It improves lactation in humans.
It also treats other ailments, wounds, bites and chronic illnesses.
Safe for both adults and children as it has no adverse effects.
Where we can find this amazing plant?
The company known as “Kuli Kuli Foods” sells moringa products. This company is a fair-trade, small-scaled farming co-op in Ghana and Haiti. It is available in South-Indian grocery markets or in any grocery store that supplies ingredients for Indian cuisine. However, this won’t be the case very soon when people discover its amazing health benefits, every store will have it and it will stocked on shelves.