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Moringa: 10 Reasons Why You Need This Superfood

November 23, 2019


Recently, we published on our channel a combination
of ginger and moringa. And many people liked knowing more about this
superfood called moringa. Have you ever heard about it? There are 13 species of moringa in the world,
and the most common ones are Moringa stenopetala and Moringa oleifera. The latter is considered one of the foods
of future, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. Originally from northern India, moringa grows
in almost every kind of soil, even in high dryness, which makes this food an alternative
for those who live in dry areas. Considered a superfood, it has high nutritional
value, containing: Seven times more vitamin C than oranges;
Four times more vitamin A than carrots; Four times more calcium than cow’s milk;
Three times more iron than spinach; Two times more proteins than yogurt;
Three times the amount of potassium of a banana. Did you know that moringa seeds are used to
clean water? It makes moringa a miraculous plant, used
in many parts of the world. In between its benefits for popular medicine,
we can cite: Improves circulation and the immune system;
Improves digestion and balances the metabolism; Regulates blood pressure and hormone levels;
Prevents diabetes and cellular aging; Facilitates sleep and has aphrodisiac properties. Amazing, isn’t it? Besides all that, moringa also has a high
anti-inflammatory power. Moringa’s taste is pleasant, and its leaves
and flowers can be eaten raw or cooked in many different ways. Do you want to learn how to use all the different
parts of moringa? Flowers
Are rich in carbs, and its taste is very good. Leaves
Can be used in teas, juices, and are also used as fertilizers and fungicides in agriculture. Fruits
Similar to green beans, they can be cooked with some salt, and taste like beans. Seeds
From the seeds it is extracted an oil rich in unsaturated fatty acids that can be used
in many different ways, such as salads. Not to mention that the fruits and seeds of
moringa also help purify the water. Roots
Are edible and resemble small carrots. Wood
Can be used as firewood or in the production of high-quality paper. Since nothing in this plant is lost, some
people believe that Moringa is an extremely valuable plant, which could also help end
world hunger. And, if all of that isn’t enough, today you
can buy moringa powder in natural health stores, or even online. You can use it to make juices, extracts, and
infusions, and can also be taken as a supplement, following medical orientation. There are many ways of using moringa to get
all of its benefits. Including ginger and moringa tea that we have
already shown on our channel. If you want to learn how to make it, watch
the suggested video. To make moringa tea, you will need 1 tablespoon
of this herb and 6.75 oz. of hot water. Let it infuse for 3 minutes and drink, preferably
without any sweetening. Enjoy the benefits that moringa has to offer,
but talk to your doctor beforehand to learn about the side-effects. The excessive consumption of this plant can
affect the absorption of some vitamins. People who suffer from renal failure should
not drink this tea since they can show some difficulty in absorbing the calcium found
in moringa. And remember: Even though they are natural,
plants, herbs, and oils can cause harm, cause side effects or interact with any medicines
you are taking, if used in excess or in the wrong way.

3 Comments

  • Reply MiHiHemi November 22, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    I tried it and meh, just a smart diet fills the bill for me.

  • Reply Nena Castro November 22, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    I have 2 trees of moringa or we called it malunggay in my yard.

  • Reply palermo131 November 22, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    Mornings is a food, it doesn’t require a warning beyond what a banana or apple would require.

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