also known as the Miracle
Tree, is a multipurpose plant, as the leaves, pods, fruits, flowers,
roots and bark of the tree can be utilized. It is also referred to as
Drumstick Tree by the Britishers.In
the Philippines, they are referred to asmalunggay
or malungay.Others refer to
moringa as horseradish tree, benzolive tree, kelor, marango, mlonge, moonga,
nébéday, saijhan, sajna or Ben oil tree.
are the health benefits of moringa?
Scientific research confirms that these humble
leaves are a powerhouse of nutritional value. Gram for gram, moringa leaves contain: SEVEN times the vitamin C in oranges, FOUR times the
Calcium in milk, FOUR times the vitamin A in carrots, TWO times the
protein in milk and THREE times the Potassium in bananas.
There are many benefits of the moringa tree, but the
health benefits are the most important. Research has shown that various
parts of the moringa tree can be effective in a significant number of
health concerns. Here’s a quick look at a few of them:
Moringa is rich in Vitamin A. It
contains four times more Vitamin A or beta-carotene than carrots.
Hence, it is a weapon against blindness.
It is also a rich source of
Vitamin C many times
more than oranges.
Normally milk is said to be
a rich source of calcium but the amount of calcium present in moringa
leaves is way higher than in milk.
The moringa leaves are said
to contain two times the protein present in milk.
Bananas are a rich source
of potassium. But moringa leaves contain several times more
potassium than bananas.
Along with potassium, zinc
is also found in large quantities in moringa.
If moringa leaves were to
be eaten by one and all, the world will be free of anemia as it contains three times more
iron than spinach.
With all the junk food
eaten these days, many people face problems of high cholesterol. Moringa
helps in balancing the cholesterol levels in the body.
Essential Amino acids are also
found in moringa.
Moringa is also said to
balance sugar levels, hence it is helpful in the fight against
The body's natural defense
mechanism increases with the consumption of moringa in the daily
diet pattern. Since it is an immunity-stimulant, it is prescribed
for AIDS afflicted patients.
Moringa leaves can be
consumed to stimulate metabolism.
It is also said to have
It is a nutrition booster
and is known to promote a feeling of well-being in people.
If you are looking for
non-sugar based energy, then moringa leaves is the answer. Thus, it
will also help in the weight loss process.
The cell structure of the
body is stimulated by the moringa leaves.
It is especially useful for
lactating mothers. The consumption of moringa has shown dramatic
increase in the quantity of breast milk.
It is also famous for its
The paste of the moringa leaves is said to beautify the skin and is hence applied by women
It protects the liver and
It can also be used as a
Moringa contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 types
of antioxidants. With all the health benefits of moringa, it can easily
be termed as the most nutritious plant on the face of the earth. There
are no side-effects of moringa tree leaves which have been proved till
date. At the same time it can be consumed by small children and adults
alike. Therefore, many people have started using it in porridge, pastas,
breads, etc., to reap the everlasting health benefits of the
According to Dr. Monica G.
Marcu, researcher and clinical pharmacologist, Moringa is unique
because, even in small amounts, it can supply daily a wide gamut
of vital nutrients with few calories.
Vitamin and mineral content are just the beginning. Moringa has
18 amino acids, including the eight essentials – the
ones your body can not survive without but can not manufacture
on its own; they must be supplied through diet.
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Moringa is as good a source of roughage as carrots but has
quadruple the beta carotene content.It also has plenty of omega-3 oils and chlorophyll, plus
45 compounds with antioxidant properties and 36 with
average Joe, Moringa is a simple way to manage many health
help reduce cholesterol and triglycerides, control blood sugar,
and offer anti-aging and anti-inflammatory substances, many of
which have anti-cancer properties.
Moringa is widely found in tropical and
sub-tropical belts. It is a medicinal plant used in Central and South America, Mexico, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Sri Lankaand Africa.
the “Miracle Tree”?
Moringa leaves and pods when taken in regularly, will nourish the body
with necessary vitamins and minerals. All parts of the moringa tree
including leaves, pods, bark, seed, fruits and root has medicinal value.
Hence, it was called the ‘Miracle Tree.’
Does moringa have
anti-ageing properties? Moringa is one of the richest sources of antioxidants, with high
contents of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E and bioflavonoid. Active
oxygen radicals steal electrons from normal, healthy biological
molecules. This electron theft by active oxygen oxidizes tissue and can
cause disease. By supplying the body with these nutrients we can find an
effective method to block the oxidation of healthy tissue by active
oxygen, then we can attempt to delay the ageing
What are known side effects of moringa? Dr. Lowell Fuglie, based in Senegal and considered as one of the
experts about moringa says that to date there has not been any known
negative side effect even in the daily consumption of moringa.
What are the antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds present in
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B (Choline), Vitamin
B1 (Thiamin) , Vitamin B2 (Rivoflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Vitamin B6,
Alanine, Alpha-Carotene, Arginine, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Sitosterol,
Caffeoylquinic Acid, Campesterol, Carotenoids, Chlorophyll, Chromium,
Delta 5- Avenasterol, Delta 7 Avenasterol, Glutathione, Histidine,
Indole Acetic Acid, Indoleacetonitrile, Kaempferal, Leucine, Lutein,
Methionine, Myristic-Acid, Palmitic Acid, Prolamine, Proline, Quercitin,
Rutin, Selenium, Threonine, Tryptophan, Xanthins, Xanthopyll, Zeatin,
There are over 46 antioxidants and 36 anti-inflammatory compounds all
naturally occurring in the moringa plant. That is why it is referred to
as the best natural source of anti-oxidants.
What are the vitamins and minerals present in moringa? VITAMINS:
Vitamin A (Alpha and Beta Carotene), B,B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D, E,
K, Folate (Folic Acid), Biotin and much more.
Chlorophyll, Carotenoids, Cytokins, Flavonoids, Omega 3,6 9 oils, Plant
Sterols, Polyphenols, Lutein, Xanthins, Rutin and many more.
How does moringa act as detoxifier? Moringa seeds are well known for its use to purify dirty water.
Moringa seeds when mixed with impure water will absorb all the
impurities. In the similar process, moringa attracts the toxins from the
blood and removes and excrete toxic build up.
Can moringa supplements be taken with other prescriptions? Moringa supplements is a 100% natural product made from the parts of
the Moringa tree. People in India are taking moringa for hundreds of
years as a staple food and have not reported any problem since then.
However, we suggest you to consult with your physician whether you can
take these supplements along with other prescription medicines.
What is the best method to take the moringa powder? The best way is to mix it with a glass of orange juice or any other
beverages. A teaspoon of moringa powder mixed in a glass of orange juice
will give you a wholesome drink filled with nutrients. It can also be
mixed in food and soup preparation.
How many moringa capsules should I take a day? The
suggested daily intake is 2 capsules a day. One capsule in the morning
and 1 capsule during lunch time. These are the times when your active
body need it most.
Is moringa all natural?
Yes, our moringa is 100% natural and is made from pure moringa oleifera
leaf. All our moringa trees are organically
grown without using any pesticides.
How is moringa better than other nutritional supplements available in
the market? Most of the multivitamin and
calcium supplements available in the market are made using synthetic
ingredients. The human body absorbs very minimal nutrients supplied
through the synthetic supplements. However, moringa leaves and pods are
natural sources of calcium and multivitamins and their processing method
also enhances the bioavailability of the nutrients.
Bioavailability of Whole Plant Minerals: Calcium - Up to 8.79 times more
bioavailable; Chromium - Up to 25 times more bioavailable; Copper - 1.85
time more retained in the liver; Iron - 1.77 times more absorbed into
blood; Magnesium - Up to 2.20 times more bioavailable;
Manganese - 1.63 times more retained in the liver; Molybdenum - 16.49
times more absorbed into blood; Selenium - Up to 17.60 times the
antioxidant effect; Zinc - 6.46 times more absorbed into blood.
makes "MORINGA ph" different from other
moringa capsules available in the market? Our moringa leaves are shade-dried as oppose to other manufacturers
that use ovens to dry their moringa leaves, a process that removes or
eliminates some of the vital nutrients & vitamins. Our labels comply
with the FDA regulations, clearly stating the country of origin. Our
source of moringa capsules is duly registered with the United States
Food & Drug Administration. Our moringa bottles are
tamper-proof. MORINGA ph is a product
of the Philippines.