Moringa Oleifera: Benefits you can get

Our body is our vehicle for this journey we called life. To avoid unexpected consequences along the way, we should take good care of our vessel. There is one leading alternative herb that never stops to benefit our health by its power to cure inflammation and other diseases. Moringa Oleifera (or most commonly known as Drumstick Tree) are you familiar with this herbal medicine?  Moringa Oleifera has a very high antioxidant and bioactive compounds.

There are 6 benefits you can get using Moringa Oleifera

  1. It is very healthy

A fairly large tree native from North India. It has different names like drumstick tree, horseradish tree or even ben oil tree. This tree is a useful tree thus said by scientist because most of the parts of the tree are being eaten or even used as ingredients for traditional herb medicine.

It has many vitamins and mineral. In one cup of fresh of copped leaves contains:

  • Vitamin A (from beta-carotene): 9% of the RDA
  • Riboflavin (B2): 11% of the RDA
  • Vitamin C: 12% of the RDA
  • Iron: 11% of the RDA
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Vitamin B6: 19% of the RDA
  • Magnesium: 8% of the RDA

There are some countries that the diet of their people is lack of vitamins so Moringa oleifera may be helpful for them.

  1. Rich in antioxidant

  • Some antioxidant plants can be found on Moringa oleifera which can be found in its leaves.
  • Antioxidants fight against free radicals on your body.
  • Moringa leaf can be used as a food preservative. It can add to the life of meat by decreasing oxidation.
  1. Can lower blood sugar

A lot of people are suffering from low blood sugar that can mainly the cause of diabetes.

High blood sugar can cause heart attack including many serious health problems.

Some research shows that Moringa oleifera can help lower blood sugar level. A study for 30 women showed that taking 1.5 teaspoon moringa leaf reduce blood fasting for 3months for 13.5 % on average.

  1. Reduce inflammation

A lot of fruits and herbs contains anti-inflammation compounds but it depends. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or even infection. It is a relevant defense mechanism which may become a major problem if not cured. Isothiocyanates are the compound that are can fight against inflammation and it can be found in moringa. Though the effect has not been studied to human only to animals.

  1. Lower cholesterol

Moringa is known to reduce cholesterol that can cause heart attacks.  There is some plant food known to have this kind of nutrients. Food such as flaxseed, almonds, and oats.  Moringa can be found this plant is native too sub-Himalayan areas from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. All parts of this plant are used for medicine.

A plant that can give help the longevity of your life! It has many uses and scientist don’t stop studying this herbal plant to discover what disease it can cure. It simply shows that alternative medicine is still living in this modernized world. For more traditional healing tips, visit: Secrets from the Honey Tree

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