Health Benefits of Moringa Powder
A lot of people nowadays are becoming more and more health conscious- keeping an eye of the kind of food they eat, and are making sure that what they consume are foods that are jam-packed with antioxidants and nutrients to promote overall health.
It is without a doubt that superfoods are becoming a hype right now. From chia seeds, to maca to matcha you name it! But let me introduce you to another superfood that is slowly but surely gaining popularity right now due to its highly nutritious profile, powerful antioxidants, highly concentrated nutrients and anti-inflammatory properties among others.
Moringa Powder (or Moringa Oleifera), also known as horseradish tree, drumstick tree or ben tree is a multipurpose tropical tree. It has been used for thousands of years for industrial, agricultural and of course medicinal purposes. It has been widely used from generation to generation in Eastern countries to treat and prevent ailments such as diabetes, heart disease, anemia, arthritis, liver disease, etc.
Science has not yet fully discovered all of the reputed health benefits of moringa. The list can go on for its benefits, and here’s a few of them:
Health Benefits of Moringa Powder
- It is jammed with nutrients
Moringa contains substantial amounts of vitamins A, C and E, potassium, calcium and protein. Its storehouse of vitamins, minerals and amino acids is also something we can’t miss!
- Combats inflammation
It has ability to reduce inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes in the body, which is related with acne and even cancer! In fact, it outshines turmeric with its anti-inflammatory properties! Who knew?
- It protects the liver
The liver can be compared to the chemical processing plant but of the body. It cleanses the blood, produces bile and processes the nutrients from food. The polyphenols found in the leaves and flowers of moringa helps shield the liver from oxidation, toxicity, and damage. Moringa also regulates the liver enzymes and makes sure they’re at normal levels; reduce oxidative stress, and increases protein content in the liver.
- It is good for the heart
Studies show that moringa helps in reducing cholesterol levels, blood lipid control and helps prevent plaque formation in the arteries.
Moringa can help in managing stress and improve attention and enhance endurance in dealing with fatigue, which is why it is considered as an adaptogen. Adaptogens are plants and herbs that help the body to cope with stress.
Moringa has been used for several generations to treat diabetes, and studies back up the claims that it indeed is able to lower down blood glucose levels.
- Strengthens the Bones
This superfood is also very rich in calcium and vitamin K, which are equally important in promoting bone health and density.
- Good Vision
Moringa’s supply of vitamin A is also note-worthy! Its impressive content of Vitamin A is very helpful to maintain immune function and overall eye health.
- Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Properties
It has properties that combats fungi that can cause skin infection and fights bacteria that can cause blood and urinary tract infections.
- Aids in wound healing
Moringa needs a mention when it comes to wound healing. It has blood clotting properties found it is leaves in its leaves, roots and seeds.
Moringa has already gained its reputation as a superfood, and it sure proves to be worthy of that nickname. The Huffington’s post mentions that it is “about to be huge”. It has more iron and more protein than spinach, more calcium than milk, more vitamin A than carrots, more potassium than bananas and more vitamin C than oranges! How cool is that?
Moringa powder is definitely something worth trying and though superfood trends had already come and go, seems like this one is here to stay!
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Disclaimer: the information in this article is intended purely as information and not health advice. It is not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent or cure and one should always seek expert advice from their trusted health practitioner.