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Description: Moringa oleifera is a fairly large tree native to North India. It goes by a variety of names, such as drumstick tree, horseradish tree or ben oil tree. Almost all parts of the tree are eaten or used as ingredients in traditional herbal medicines. … Moringa leaves are an excellent source of many vitamins. It is very rich in antioxidants and bioactive plant compounds.
Our Moringa is Organically grown in Sri Lanka and is Kosher certified.
It is believed that the moringa tree originated in northern India and was being used in Indian medicine around 5,000 years ago, and there are also accounts of it being used by the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. This tree was considered a panacea. Moringa was used extensively in Ayurveda, where virtually all parts were considered useful with many beneficial attributes. It was used to support digestion, spleen and eye health. The taste was considered bitter and pungent. In Ayurveda it is considered to be balancing to Kapha and Vata.
Properties: Moringa leaves are qualified as a superfood because one cup of chopped leaves is considered a good source of iron, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and riboflavin and has notable amounts of potassium, vitamin A, vitamin E, and magnesium. In fact, the leaves are more concentrated in vitamin C than oranges. That means moringa can contribute to everything from better vision and immunity to bone health and skin radiance.
Moringa may help to lower blood sugar, and may help with inflammation. It may also help with milk production in nursing mothers.
How to use: start with 1/2 tsp per day up to 1 tsp per day. You can add 1 tsp of moringa powder to any smoothie – kale or spinach smoothies blend well and enhance the earthy taste.
This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat or cure any disease or illness. Please contact your Health Care Provider for any information you many need on your current health status.