This amazing green herb is known as moringa plant. It’s a popular herb which also goes by the names of miracle tree, horseradish tree or the drumstick tree.
For centuries this plant has been used to treat various diseases.
As a matter of fact Ayurveda medicine have claimed that the moringa plant can cure with success more than 300 known ailments.
It’s leaves which are small and round are rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, proteins and vitamin C.
Moringa plant is full of dietary fibers which make it excellent for the digestive system and will help with constipation issues. There is also significant amounts of isothiocyanates which is effective against H. Pylori bacteria that is believed to be the major cause of gastric ulcers and gastritis.
Here is the nutritional composition of a 100 grams of moringa leaves as compared with other products;
– It has about 17 times more calcium than full cream milk.
– It has 12 times more vitamin C than organic oranges.
– It possesses about 10 times more vitamin A than organic carrots.
– Moringa leaves have 9 times more protein than your regular yogurt.
– It has 15 times more potassium than organically grown bananas.
– It is also rich in iron and has about 25 times more iron than spinach.
It has been proven in research that if you consume about 7 grams of ground moringa leaves for a period of 3 months your blood sugar levels will be reduced by as much as 13.5%.
Moringa is also a known anti-tumor and anti-cancer agent because of a compound for which it is rich in known as niaziminin which is found in its leaves.
If a person has a hyperactive thyroid, the leaves of the moringa plant can help to regulate the active function of this gland.
While moringaoleifera is well acknowledged by traditional medical practitioners for centuries, it only just appeared in the mainstream market in the last decade or so.
This plant is predominantly cultivated in Central America and Africa, it was actually first discovered in India and it has been attributed to the main reason behind Indians having one of the lowest death rate from pancreatic cancer in the world and about 84% lower than individuals in the United States of America.
Source: Magical Recipes For Healthy Life