If you want to be healthier, to live longer, to have energy and not to have back problem, then Moringa herb is the right thing for you. It originates from South Asia and it also known under the term ‘drumstick’. Due to its powerful antioxidant properties, it has been used for medicinal purposes for so many years.
Take a look at the following 7 reasons for eating this herb, together with its fruits and leaves.
VALUE OF NUTRITION
The leaves and fruits of Moringa herb are rich in numerous vitamins and minerals. 1 cup of pods will provide you with 157% RDA vitamin C.
Moreover, 1 cup will also give you:
- 19% of Vitamin B6-
- 9% of Vitamin A-
- 2 g of protein
- 12% of vitamin C
- 11% of vitamin B2 riboflavin
- 11% of iron
- 8% of magnesium
Although you can easily find its dry leaves, consuming a natural plant is always a better choice.
STRONG BONES –Eating of this herb will strengthen your bones. Its high content of iron and calcium prevents bone loss and boosts the health and stamina in adolescents.
NO CANCER – Moringa contains antioxidants and fights free radicals. Moreover, it prevents creationg of cancer cells. It is rich in beta carotene, vitamin C, chlorogenic acid and quercetin, which are the best weapons for killing of these radicals.
HEADACHE RELIEF –Make a juice by using this herb’s roots and jiggery in equal parts, and then sip it.
EYE ISSUES –Moringa herb soothes conjunctivitis. Grind its leaves and put the pasty cream on the eyes. If you add some honey to this juice, you can use it for resolving corneal issues. Besides, it lowers the swelling around the eyes.
LOWERING THE BLOOD SUGAR –In case the sugar levels in your blood sugar are abnormal, start consuming this plant. According to studies, this herb resolves this problem easily. For the time being, it has been tested on animals only, but certain human studies are in progress, as well. In a study involving 30 females it was found out that when given 7g of the leaf powder for 3 months continuously, the sugar levels in the blood of women were leveled by 13.5%.
PURE BLOOD -The moringa leaves and pods help in cleansing the blood. For instance, you can use them in soup which will cleanse all skin issues and acne. Also, the juice can be used topically on pimples and acne and it will heal them because it’s antibiotic.
ANTI-AGING –Thanks to its high content of vitamin A, moringa herb slows down the aging process. Moreover, it improves the eyesight and strengthens the immunity system.
Still, a lot of other exploration on moringa herbs has to be done. But, one thing is certain, it’s healthy and it can be freely included into the diet.