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The Awesome Wonders of Magical Moringa

Moringa is the sole genus in the family of the flowering plant Moringaceae. It is native to the parts of Asia and Africa. The most popularly grown species of this plant is Moringa Oleifera, which is a multipurpose tree, found in the foothills of the Himalayas in the North Western India. Let’s take a look at the benefits of Magical Moringa.

It is also known by names such as ben oil tree, horseradish tree and drumstick tree. The fruits of these trees are thin and have about 1.5 to 2 feet long pods. It is because of these pods that the plant is called drumstick tree.

Do you know that Moringa is an affordable, efficient and easy to access solution for combating malnutrition? It is widely used as a medicinal plant since ancient times. Moringa can also heal various diseases including inflammation, diabetes, parasitic diseases and even cancer. It is extremely nutritious, which is why it is used as a food supplement for nourishing the body of small children and nursing women. This, unlike other alternative medicine scams, is the real deal.

Nutritional Properties of Magical Moringa

The Moringa leaves are a rich sources of vitamins and minerals. 21 grams of freshly shopped leaves contain the following ingredients:

  • 2 grams of Protein
  • Vitamin A, B6, and C
  • Iron
  • Riboflavin
  • Magnesium

In the West, Moringa is sold in the form of dried leaves, powder or capsule form as dietary supplements.

Health benefits of Magical Moringa

As mentioned above, Magical Moringa is a treatment for a lot of health problems. It is used for curing anemia, joint pain, arthritis, constipation, stomach pain, ulcers, heart problems, kidney stones, high blood pressure, and parasitic infections. It’s also an active ingredient in reducing swelling, boosting the immune system, prevent pregnancy and increase the production of breast milk. If it is applied directly onto the skin, it can serve as a drying agent and a germ killer.

This magical plant has other benefits too such as:

  • Helping to control psoriasis and eczema
  • Reducing blackheads and acne
  • Controling fine lines and wrinkles
  • It’s really great in treating dandruff and scalp problems
  • Stimulating hair growth
  • Providing relief from insomnia
  • Regulating thyroid function
  • Promoting weight loss
  • It’s also a great energy boost

Oil can also be extracted from the Moringa seeds, which is used in the making of hair products, foods, perfumes and even the machine lubricants. In some parts of the world, it is also consumed as an important food source. This is because it can be grown easily and it’s cheap.

Are You Ready To Try Magical Moringa?

If you are up for this magical plant, then we recommend you to buy it in powdered form. Make sure it is 100% organic. If you made sure of that, add a spoonful for the Magical Moringa powder into water, tea or juice. You can also add it in a dip, shake or smoothie. It is totally your call. It is also available in tea, oil and supplement form.

Caution When Cooking Magical Moringa

Be aware that while Moringa leaves can be easily used for cooking, however, the herbal preparations should be used with care because they are highly concentrated.

About Fariah Salahuddin

Fariah is a full-time freelance writer and blogger. Although, she's a business student but still likes to explore new horizons of learning of various educational disciplines. Fariah spends most of her time researching and writing. Outside the web, she loves practicing calligraphy. Music, movies and outdoor activities are what keeps her entertained and her mind refreshed.

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