THE BENEFITS OF MORINGA OLEIFERA
The leaves of Moringa Oleifera (Shigru or Shobhanjana) are natures's multi-vitamin providing seven times the vitamin C of an orange, four times the calcium of milk, four times the vitamin A of carrots, tree times the potassium of bananas, and two times the protein of yogurt. On top of that science is proving Moringa to be a power house of nutrients; 90 are known to date, with the possibility of more. Also no adverse reactions ever recorded
THINGS TO BE AWARE OF
This information is intended for educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice or to replace independaent professional judgment. Statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Consult a doctor before beginning any new herbs.
Cautions: Never eat the root or injest any of the roots extracts, it contains toxic substances.
Moringa is naturally very fast growing, requires little water and can be grown in almost any climate. Every part, including the seeds and roots are edible. Farming Moringa combats poverty, malnutrition and environmental degradation in many communities world wide. It also makes a great green manure.
Oil of the Moringa is highly sought after for its skin beautifying effects. Oxidation caused by free radicals is believed to be a primary cause of age-related degeneration and disease. The high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A in Moringa powder fight free radicles therefore neutralizing the damaging effects of oxidation caused by free radicals thus slowing the aging process.
It is said that the antioxidant and nutritional properties of Moringa cannot directly replace the benefits that one can get with modern antiretrovirals. However, using Moringa leaf, Moringa powder or Moringa capsule is proving itself to be a great way to improve health and reduce the mortality rate of HIV/AIDS patients.