This tree has over 40 powerful antioxidants to help fight free radicals and polyphenols to help protect against oxidative stress. It also contains a powerful plant hormone called zeatin, that fights against premature aging.
This amazing tree besides being a complete protein the Moringa tree contains essential minerals, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron and folate. Moringa is also antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant and inflamitory properties.
- Seven times the amount of vitamin C in an orange.
- Three times the amount of iron in spinach.
- Four times the amount of vitamin A found in carrots.
- Four times the amount of calcium found in milk
- Three times the amount of potassium found in a single banana.
- Two times the amount of protein found in a plain yogurt.
I am confused as to why there are not more people talking about this tree. There have been several studies verifying the claims. Here are some of the aliases, Drumstick tree, Ben nut tree,
This tree could be the answer to starvation, or could it be that simple? Why not? It’s a tree that grows in tropical conditions, even surviving without much care, (drought resistant).
The entire tree, root, leaves and bark are edible, as well as seeds and pods.
There are believed to be at least 16 diseases that can be treated with Moringa.
Could this be the answer to Cancer? In test tubes and mice the answer is “YES”, but it has not been tested in humans. Why not?
The moringa tree leaves can be eaten fresh or ground up into powder and last several months and still be effective.
There is also the benefits of being alkaline, helping to balance your bodies ph levels.
There are very few side effects, but you should talk to your doctor before starting supplements. Side effects could be severe but avoidable when your healthcare provider is aware of your conditions.
Stay hydrated, get plenty of rest and give thanks to your higher power.