What is moringa, what is it for and how to use it?

If you are interested in green medicine, you have certainly heard of moringa. For those who do not know, it is this plant native to India with quite enviable virtues on the human body. Scientifically named Moringa oleifera, it is also known as the Winged Ben in some areas of the globe.

Most often, we take advantage of its nutritional value by consuming it directly as food. For equivalent amount, a moringa meal contains 4 times more calcium than cow's milk, 9 times more vitamin C than kiwi, as much protein as a beef steak ...

And that's not all, moringa leaves and moringa tea are quite high in magnesium than dark chocolate and 4 times richer in vitamin A than carrots ... Basically, this is a fairly rich food that provides almost all the minerals to the body. It can be consumed in different ways and with several meals.

What are the benefits of moringa?


In addition to its nutritional value, moringa has a positive effect on the human body. Although its benefits continue to be proven by science, we can currently cite its property:


Antioxidant, which traps free radicals during the metabolism of cells and thus slows down their aging.


· Hypoglycaemic, which has been proven since 2012 and continues to agree with many scientists although the debate continues.


· Purifying, which detoxifies the cells of the body and prevents or reduces the bacterial proliferation of the intestinal flora.


Antidiabetic, which helps patients with diabetes by having a positive effect on their kidneys.


· Cholesterol-lowering agent, the main purpose of which is to reduce the level of cholesterol in the serum, liver and kidneys of obese people.



· Anticancer drug, which helps the body fight cancer cells. This property was proven in 2011 on the Singapore side.


How to use Moringa?


As we said previously, moringa exists in several forms (moringa powder, oil, butter, tea, leaf ...). Therefore, each shape is used in a different way! Here are the main uses:


Fresh leaves


Here, moringa is prepared as a vegetable and eaten directly after cooking. It may or may not be mixed with other ingredients!

Dried leaves



When moringa is dried, it is consumed as an infusion in the form of hot or cold tea. It is one of the most widely traded forms.



Moringa powder



Moringa powder is the most marketed and cheapest form. It is also taken as an infusion or with meals.



Moringa oil



In its oiled form, this plant is most often used on the hair! It stimulates blood circulation and helps hair to grow back better.



Moringa butter



Moringa butter soothes and softens the skin. It hydrates and revitalizes chronically very dry, sometimes itchy skin.



It is used to fight against wrinkles and aging. It makes hair stronger and fights dandruff and split ends. Moringa has great healing properties which makes it ideal for the scalp.



Moringa seeds


Moringa seeds will help you stabilize your blood sugar level and therefore improve the condition of certain diabetes. They will also help you fight daily fatigue, lower your cholesterol and protect your cardiovascular system.


They are also very effective in improving libido and reproductive cells.



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