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Moringa Oleifera

PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:12 pm
by Mariza
Moringa Olifeira is a tree originally from India and has been used as a herbal medicine for thousand of years. From its triangular seedpods to its wide pale green leaves every part of the plant is used as herbal medicine in Asia and Africa countries. It has been called the "Miracle Tree" or even "The Life Tree". Nowadays this tree is grown also in tropical countries, including South America.

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A wide range of benefits were found in this plant, which has been sold around the world either in powder or capsules form, or just the dried leaves to steep in hot water for 15 minutes and be taken as a tea.
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Moringa Oleifera is rich in antioxidants, lowers the blood sugar level, which can help to manage diabetes; lowers the cholesterol and can help the join pain of arthritis because of its anti-inflammatory effects. Apart from that, has properties to improve the immunologic system, gastro-intestinal conditions and to help a good night rest.that moringa leaves contain high levels of nutrients, including protein, calcium and iron; and high levels of antioxidants, such as vitamins A, B and C.

Antioxidants help protect against cell damage caused by chemicals in the body, known as free radicals, which can play a role in the development and spread of cancer.