Moringa Oleifera AKA Drumstick or Horseradish Tree is a tree with many health benefiting uses, its leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, bark, wood and roots all have a use in boosting your health either as a food supplement or a medicinal supplement. The Moringa tree originated in India and has over centuries naturalized to all tropical and subtropical areas from the south of India right through Africa.
Moringa leaf is known as a super food with a highly nutritious profile packed with anti-oxidants and with powerful anti-inflammatory and tissue protective properties. Get some fresh leaves here during the growing season As a nutritional supplement the dried leaf powder is added daily to a cool meal or drink or taken in capsule form. Not only are the leaves nutrient packed but they also fight free radicals and inflammation. It can also help reverse diabetic symptoms and protects the cardiovascular system and the liver and supports brain health.
Moringa flowers can be added to salads or stir-fries but are often brewed into medicinal tea or pressed for the juice they contain. In ayurverdic practices the flowers are used to treat urinary tract infections, to treat symptoms of the common cold, to increase the flow and nutritional value of breast milk for nursing mothers.
Moringa seeds are grayish-white with a unique wing-like structure they can be steamed, boiled or roasted for various purposes. The seeds contain lots of vitamin A, C & B complex and lots of free radical hunting anti-oxidants to save your body from oxidative damages. The best part of the seed according to researchers is that it can stop the development of cancer cells within 3 weeks of consuming the seed powder. It can also restore normal insulin production stabilizing blood sugar levels.
Moringa bark & wood are generally used as animal fodder as they are not as appealing to us humans but still are high in nutrients and anti-oxidants. But are used in ayurverdic practices to relieve lower back and ?
Moringa roots have been used in ayurverdic practices for centuries to treat the circulatory system and modern research shows it affective against cancer, kidney stones and as an anti-inflammatory as well as the analgesic and soporific effects have been used in ayurverdic practices for centuries to treat the circulatory system and modern research shows it affective against cancer, kidney stones and as an anti-inflammatory as well as the analgesic and soporific effects.