NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT MORINGA:
Moringa oleifera is popularly known in many countries as a “miracle plant” because of its nutritional and medical properties. Moringa oleifera is the most cultivated plant from Moringaceae family. Primarily it grows in tropical, subtropical and semi-arid climate. It is used in traditional Indian medicine for centuries.
This plant is overflowing with vitamins A, B, C, D, E and minerals including potassium, calcium, iron, selenium, and magnesium. Moringa leaves are rich in essential amino acids which are not commonly found in plants, and it is extremely rich in proteins. It is good source of good cholesterol which is known to protect against cardiovascular diseases. It is well known as a stimulant for milk production for breastfeeding mothers. Moringa leaves can be dried at low temperature and made into powder using a mortar and pestle.
Moringa leaves are completely safe for human consumption. There are not any toxic elements or side effects. These leaves are usually used to make Moringa tea. It is packed with flavonoids – antioxidants necessary for the fight against free radicals that are causing all sorts of problems in the human body. The tea is also used to manage blood glucose level, stabilize high blood pressure, promote a good night sleep, and as an energy booster. In contrary to coffee, tea and energy drinks, Moringa tea does not contain caffeine.
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