Another beneficial plant which contributes to creating this legendary amalgam of earthly ingredients, M. Oleifera is a drought-resistant, rapidly-growing tree native to tropical & subtropical regions of South Asia. It's usually cultivated for it's seed pods, however the leaves are also used as traditional herbal medicine or even as vegetables. Read more below on why this is a crucial herb for maintaining your nutrition intake...
- It goes by a variety of names, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, or ben oil tree.
- Moringa leaves are a great source of rich vitamins & minerals. One cup of fresh leaves contains;
Iron: 11% of RDA
Vitamin A (from beta-carotene): 9% of RDA
Vitamin C: 12% of RDA
Vitamin B6: 19% of RDA
Magnesium: 8% of RDA
Protein: 2 grams
Riboflavin (B2): 11% of RDA
- M. Oleifera is also rich in various antioxidants, such as quercetin & chlorogenic acid.
- Quercetin: A powerful antioxidant that may help lower blood pressure.
- Chlorogenic Acid: May help keep your blood sugar levels controlled after a meal. Moringa Leaf is a known natural remedy for lowering blood sugar.
- In animal & test-tube studies, this herb has also been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.
- Both animal & human based studies also show that Moringa oleifera can lower your cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of heart disease.
- Studies in mice & rats have also suggested that the herb may protect against arsenic toxicity, a problem in many parts of the world.
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