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Moringa powder: the superfood of our body
Have you heard of one medicinal plant that cures almost all diseases? Yes, you heard it right. This medicinal plant Moringa is a one-stop solution to lower blood sugar level, reduces inflammation, lowers cholesterol and protects against arsenic toxicity.
The Indian herb- Moringa Oleifera is high in nutrition and rich in antioxidants. Moringa leaves, seeds, seed oil, roots and drumsticks are all a powerhouse of nutrition and can easily combat malnutrition in infants and nursing women. Often used in preparation of soups and curries, this Indian tree enhances the flavor in the food.
The innumerable uses make Moringa an inseparable part of dietary supplements for all age groups. Right from increasing breast milk production, to treating severe ailments like arthritis, anaemia, cancer, epilepsy and diabetes; and health issues like constipation, diarrhea, blood pressures, immunity boosting; Moringa is an age-old tested medicine which is a natural healer in all cases. Good news is Moringa is good for skin and makes you feel rejuvenated!
The freshness of moringa powder, made from crushed moringa leaves, retains for several months. The dried leaves contain 10 times more specific nutrients and hence moringa powder which is easy to save and use is a rage among youth and elder generation too. Seek your doctor’s advice and take a daily dose for a healthy lifestyle and longevity.
Moringa leaf powder (which is a concentrated form of the fresh leaves) has been shown to contain:
- 46 types of antioxidant
- 18 amino acids
- 10 times the vitamin A of carrots
- 15 times the potassium of bananas
- 17 times the calcium of cows milk
- 25 times the iron of spinach
How to Use It:
You can add moringa powder to your smoothie or drink it as a tea. The leaf powder was deemed safe in human studies, even in larger doses than normal. The powder has a mild flavor, so it makes for a light moringa tea with a slightly earthy taste.
But you might want to stay clear of seed extract consumption, as they have shown a level of toxicity in immune cells.
Moringa can have laxative effects in large quantities, so a safe dose to introduce it into your food or diet and avoid digestive problems is ½ to 1 teaspoon per day.
Moringa powder with apple juice:
Our favourite way to use moringa every day is mixed with apple juice. Mix half a teaspoon of moringa with a splash of juice to make it into a smooth paste, then top up and serve.