Moringa Oleifera is a tropical plant that is native to the sub-Himalayan areas. Its plant has been used as a traditional medicine for many years. Its health benefits have been praised from its seeds, leaves, flowers, fruits, bark and roots to make medicines. This plant can easily grow and found.
Below are the supported scientific health studies of the benefits of Moringa Oleifera:
No. 1: Moringa Oleifera is Nutritious
Its leaves are usually taken as food, and it has an excellent source of minerals and vitamins. Now, it is sold in powder or capsule as a dietary supplement. A cup of its leaves contains Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, protein, riboflavin, and magnesium. In the recent discovery, the leaves have four times more calcium than milk, seven times Vitamin C than the orange fruit, twice protein than yogurt, three times potassium than bananas and four times Vitamin A than that is in carrots.
No. 2: Moringa Oleifera Reduce Inflammation
Moringa leaves, pods, and seeds have recognized that has an anti-inflammatory effect. For many years, Mit has been used to treat affected areas of the body to reduce swelling. In test tubes research, it shows that it has isothiocyanates that show an anti-inflammatory property. Leaves of Moringa plant are used to treat a headache, fever, glandular swelling, skin antiseptic, bronchitis, ear infections, and catarrh.
No. 3: Moringa Oleifera Lowers Blood Sugar and Cholesterol
High sugar levels may result in diabetes, and the high amount of cholesterol can lead to heart disease. Both are one of the serious health problems nowadays. Amusingly, several studies have shown that this plant may help lower the blood sugar levels and the cholesterol levels in our body. The juice of the its leaves is believed to treat anxiety and have a soothing effect on blood pressure. It can also control the glucose level in the body.
No.4: Moringa Oleifera is an Antioxidant
The antioxidant can help protect our cells from damage and act against free radicals caused by oxidative stress that may lead to diseases such as diabetes and heart problems. Surprisingly, several antioxidant compound has been found in the Moringa Oleifera leaves, the quercetin, and chlorogenic acid. The Quercetin is a potent antioxidant that may lower the blood pressure of the body also the chlorogenic acid may lessen the blood sugar level. The leaf extract may increase the shelf life of the meat by decreasing the oxidation, therefore; it can be used as preservatives in food.
Those are the four of the many amazing health benefits of Moringa Oleifera – a miracle plant.