This herb can help you with many issues like improve your health, prolong your life, boost the energy and eliminate all problems with the body. It is the Moringa oleifera which origins from South Asia. For many decades it has been used as natural remedy and in their tradition, it is also called the drumstick and has antioxidant properties.
Studies have proven that moringa plant is very healthy but there are still many things and benefits left to study.
Here is a list of 8 reasons why you should consume moringa leaves and fruit.
1.Rich content of nutrients
Moringa leaves and fruit contain a lot of vitamins and minerals. 1 cup of pods contains 157% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin C.
One cup contains:
- Vitamin A – 9% RDA
- Vitamin B2 riboflavin
- Vitamin B6 – 19% RDA
- Vitamin C – 12% RDA
- Protein -2g
- Magnesium – 8% RDA
- Iron – 11% RDA
It is always better to use natural plant even though dry leaves can be used as supplements.
Moringa has the ability to eliminate free radicals with the content of antioxidants. It can prevent the forming of cancer. It contains many healthy substances like beta-carotene and vitamin C but it also contains quercetin and chlorogenic acid. The radicals use these to fight back.
Moringa can treat eye problems like conjunctivitis. Make a paste out of grinded moringa leaves and apply it on the eyes. If you add honey to this juice you can treat corneal problems using it as an eyeliner. It also has the ability to help with eye swelling.
Moringa leaves and pods have the ability to clean the blood. Prepare a moringa soup and cleanse the blood and also eliminate acne and other skin problems. The prepared juice can be helpful in eliminating pimples and acne because it has antibiotic properties.
Improve the density of your bones with moringa plant. It can prevent bone loss because of its content abundant with iron and calcium. It can also increase the stamina and boost the health if it is consumed by adolescent in growing period.
Prepare a juice from the root of moringa. Put the equal amount of jiggery and mix it well.
It can act as anti-aging treatment due to its content of vitamin A. It also has the ability to improve the vision and to boost immunity.
8.Reduce Blood-Sugar Level
Moringa has proven to be very efficient in fighting diabetes. If you have high blood sugar, consume this plant. Many studies proved that moringa can decrease the level of blood sugar. Until now, it was only tested on animals but now they are conducting some human testing also. This study showed that the blood sugar leveled by 13,5% in 30 women who consumed 7g leaf powder in period of 3 months.
But as we mentioned earlier there are many more benefits of moringa that have to be studied. But so far we know that it is safe to consume and it is very healthy.