Hello readers! Hope you have incorporated Moringa powder in your daily diet. If not? This blog is for you.
Moringa or moringa oleifera is becoming more and more popular each day. It is a fast growing, deciduous tree which is native to India. It’s widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas all over Asia, South America and Africa.Although, moringa has become popular as a leaf powder supplement, the roots, pods, bark, seeds, flower and fruits are also edible.
Moringa is rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals. It’s a source of vitamin A, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B6, folate and vitamin C. It’s also a source of potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.
Moringa is not in vain called the miracle tree. Here are some of its amazing health benefits.
Health benefits Of Moringa Powder
- Helpful Against Stomach Problems
Moringa contains isothiocyanates, which are very effective in the treatment of abdominal disorders like ulcerative colitis, gastritis and constipation.
- Protects the Liver
Moringa consists of phytochemicals like epicatechin, ferulic acid, catechin, and vitamin C. These nutrients are very helpful in protecting the liver.
- Brain Health
According to a recent study, moringa extracts are effective in altering brain monoamines like norepinephrine, dopamine and serotonin. It can even protect your brain from deficiencies which are related to Alzheimer’s disease.
- High Nutritional Content
Moringa is packed with high nutrients. Rich in minerals like zinc, potassium, iron, vitamin B, vitamin C and beta-carotene.
- Treats Diabetes
It is very beneficial in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Research studies demonstrated that treatment with moringa gave positive effects in reduction of urine sugar, blood glucose and urine proteins in diabetic test subjects.
- Anti-microbial and Anti-bacterial Properties
Due to the antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, moringa is effective against the growth of disease-causing microbes.
- Fights Cancer
Moringa plays an important role as an anti-cancer agent. It’s highly valued in tumor therapy. It contains the phenolic components kaempferol and quercetin which possess chemo preventive properties.
- Improves Kidney Function
Moringa has detoxifying and diuretic properties which help in improving kidney function and resolving urinary tract infections. It is used in the treatment of kidney stones since it helps to flush out excess calcium from the kidneys.
- Stimulates Hair Growth
Being rich in zinc, vitamins A, vitamins E, and amino acids required for the production of keratin, is what makes Moringa an excellent hair tonic.
- Heart Health
Moringa extracts are packed with antioxidants, and antioxidants are helpful in prevention of myocardial and cardiac damage.
How to Use Moringa?
Moringa taste is too strong you can neutralize it.
Mix half a tablespoon of moringa powder, one tablespoon of honey, a squeeze of lemon and some water. Stir well and drink it.