Moringa is said to be a “miracle tree” because it consists great amount of fats, proteins, carotenoids, vitamin C, iron, potassium, and other nutrients.
Its flowers, roots, leaves and barks can be used as nutritional supplements and are also used in the production of cosmetics, perfumes as well as skin oils.
Except that it has great and powerful nutritional profile, it is also used in medicine because it has great medical potential.
The chemical compounds that moringa consist have demonstrated a lot of beneficial biochemical activities. Some of them are: combating atherosclerosis andheart disease, boosting the immune system, and have antiviral,antibacterial, antioxidant, and tumor-suppressive effects.
In the following few lines you can take a closer look to the health benefits that moringa has.
1.This kind of tree is rich in fiber and it also works as a mop in the intestines. It also cleanses any excess waste that is left over from a greasy diet.
2.A bacterium which causes gastritis, ulcers and gastric cancer can be eliminated by this plant. It is also a powerful antibiotic.
3.The seeds from this tree can be used for purifying water and it is considered as more efficient than other synthetic materials that are used for that purpose nowadays.
4.The leaves from this tree are full of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and a lot of other ingredients.
In 100 grams of dry moringa leaves, there is:
– 9 times more protein than in yogurt;
– 10 times more vitamin A than in carrots;
– 15 times more potassium than in bananas;
– 17 times more calcium than in milk;
– 12 times more vitamin C than in oranges;
– 25 times more iron than in spinach.
5.The leaves have chlorogenic acid that helps in slowing down the absorption of sugar in the cells.
-The moringa tree has anti – tumor and cancer effects, as a result of the consisted compound called niaziminin.
-The tree also helps in the regulation of the thyroid function especially if it is hyper – active thyroid.
All this effects of moringa make it a highly important beneficial medicine plant that needs to be present in everyone’s home pharmacy.