The herb we’re presenting you today called Moringa oleifera is excellent if you need to be healthier, have no problems with the body, have energy and live longer! It is a magical plant that comes from South Asia. It was used in the traditional medicine for many years. People also know it as drumstick and is abundant in antioxidants.
Here are the 7 main reasons for consuming its fruits and leaves!
VALUE OF NUTRITION
The fruits and leaves of this herb possess many minerals and vitamins.1 cup of pods gives you 157% RDA vitamin C!
One cup also has:
- 19% of the daily needs of vitamin B6
- 9% of vitamin
- 2 g of protein
- 12%of vitamin
- 11% of vitamin B2 riboflavin
- 11% of iron
- 8% of magnesium
The dry leaves can be found as a supplement, but you’d better use the natural plant.
Bone density becomes better by consuming this plant. It possesses calcium and iron that stops bone loss. When you give it to adolescents, it will help them in the process of growing and boost their stamina and health.
This herb possesses antioxidants and fights free radicals. It stops cancer in forming. It also has vitamin C and beta carotene, but contains chlorogenic acid and quercetin, too. They are the best shield to these radicals.
Take the roots of this herb and prepare some juice. Mix it with equal parts and sip it.
This can soothe issues like conjunctivitis. Take the leaves and grind them well, and put this pasty cream on the eyes. If you make this juice with honey, you can use it as eyeliner and resolve corneal issues. It also reduces swelling of the eyes.
LOWERING THE BLOOD SUGAR
If you’re diabetic, this herb can help with that. If your blood sugar is abnormal for some time, you should definitely try this plant. Studies have shown that this positively resolves this issue and it was tested on animals. Some human studies are in progress, too. A study which included 30 females showed that when they were given 7g of leaf powder for 3 months, their blood sugar leveled by 13.5%!
The moringa pods and leafs are also great for cleansing the blood. Prepare a soup for example, and it will help you cleanse acne and skin problems. The juice can be used topically on the acne and pimples and it will heal them because it is an antibiotic.
The high amounts of vitamin A help to slow down aging. Your vision becomes improved and immunity strengthened.
Moringa should be still explored, but one thing is certain: it is healthy and you can include it in your diet freely!
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