Moringa oleifera, a plant native to South Asia, is one of the most powerful natural medicines you can have in order to boost your overall health, energize your body, and live longer.
It has been traditionally used for millennia and is a rich source of antioxidants. Its leaves and fruits are full of minerals and vitamins. A cup of Moringa pods provides 157% RDA vitamin C, as well as:
One cup also has:
- Vitamin B6- 19% of our daily needs
- Vitamin A-9%
- Vitamin C-12%
- Iron- 11%
- Vitamin B2 riboflavin- 11%
- Magnesium- 8%
- Protein-2 g
Nowadays, researchers investigate its myriad of health uses, and here are the benefits of the consumption of its fruits and leaves:
The leaves and pods of Moringa cleanse the blood, and the juice of the leaves, if applied topically, treats skin issues, like acne and pimples.
The consumption of Moringa boosts the density of bones, and the high iron and calcium content prevents bone loss.
The juice of its roots effectively treats headaches.
Regulates Blood Sugar
Researchers have found that this plant regulates high blood sugar. A study which involved 30 women who received a 7g leaf powder for 3 months found that it lowered their blood sugar by 13.5%.
This plant reduces swelling and eye issues, like conjunctivitis. Grind the leaves well and apply the paste to the eyes, or mix the juice of the leaves with honey, and use it as eyeliner to treat corneal issues.
Since this plant is rich in vitamin A, it slows down aging, boosts immunity, and rejuvenates the body.
Therefore, include it in your diet and enjoy this amazing health benefits!