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Moringa: its benefits & how to consume it

by Naturopathes de La Boite à Grains 23 Jul 2024
Moringa : ses bienfaits & comment le consommer - La Boite à Grains

The natural health industry is constantly renewed thanks to modern science which amazes us with its new discoveries. In recent years, several praise has been heard about the Moringa Oleifera Often nicknamed the miracle tree.

But what about Moringa really? Should we consume it? If yes, in what way?

Moringa: What is it?

Moringa is a tree from Asia and Sri Lanka up to 10 meters in height. Due to its great resistance to drought, Moringa is acclimatized to tropical regions and offers its nutritional benefits to the inhabitants of hot and arid climates.

Although all parts of the tree are edible, you generally turn to its leaves for their rich nutritional density as well as its oil in cosmetic use. Moringa leaves are available in the form of powder, capsule, tisane And oil is offered in ranges of body care.

Moringa: its health benefits

Moringa is nicknamed the miracle tree since it contains a multitude of interesting properties, both for human health and the environment.

Real nutritional bomb, Moringa supplied:

  • 17 times milk calcium
  • 10 times vitamin has carrots
  • 1/2 times vitamin C of oranges
  • 15 times the potassium of bananas
  • 4 times there chlorophyll wheat grass
  • 25 times spinach iron
  • 9 times the yogurt protein

In addition, many studies have documented the Moringa potential to offer properties:

  • Antitumoral and anti-cancer1,5,6
  • Anti-epileptics1
  • Anti-inflammatory1
  • Anti -riflers1
  • Antispasmodics1
  • Anti-hypertensives1
  • Antioxidants1,4
  • Anti-diabetic1
  • Hepato protectors1,3 (protection of liver cells)
  • Diuretics1
  • Antibacterial1
  • Antifungal1,2
  • AntiaSthmatic8
  • Galactagogues7 (Milky production increase)

Interesting for beauty treatments, Moringa oil allows:

  • Firm the skin
  • Lighten the complexion
  • Reduce the appearance of scars
  • Promote healing of wounds, cuts and burns
  • Fight acne and reduce the appearance of blackheads
  • Moisturize the scalp
  • Strengthen the hair point

Moringa: how to consume it

In the West, Moringa leaves are generally used in sprayed form which allows you to fully enjoy the incredible nutritional potential of this tree.

To draw a maximum of Moringa benefits, the powder must be mixed with a liquid, which releases the water -soluble properties of the leaves. This is why smoothie is a popular way of consuming the Moringa powder. You can also incorporate the powder into a yogurt, a compote or a vinaigrette. To take advantage of the nutritional properties of Moringa without having to prepare it, the capsules are good options. No time to mix the powder? Try the capsules!

Moringa oil is a must for beauty care. As it strengthens the skin, lightens the complexion and reduces the appearance of the scars, it can be applied daily on the face, hands and regions of the body where the skin requires healing or soothing. Nia pure nature adds this oil to their body cream and hands, their night cream and their Eye serum.

 

Whatever the form used, opt for first quality Moringa by choosing Nia Pure Nature products. This company makes 100% natural products based on organic Moringa imported from India. Choose the company Nia pure nature, it is to encourage an Ottawa company which specializes in the manufacture of organic products and which gives the community thanks to its Moringa plantation program in the more depleted regions.

Order Moringa now online and enjoy exclusive offers Or go see us in store for other tips about Moringa.

Véronique Cousineau, ND; Rhn
Verosante.com

 

 

Sources

1: Moringa Oleifera: A Food Plant With Multiple Medicinal Usses. Anwar F, Latif S, Ashraf M, Gilani Ah. Bioresource Technology. 2007 Jan; 98 (1): 232-6. EPUB 2006 Jan 6.

2: Anti-Fungal Activity of Crude Extracts and Essential Oil of Moringa Oleifera Lam. CHUANG PH, Lee CW, Chou Jy, Murugan M, Shieh BJ, Chen HM. J Med Food. 2002 Fall; 5 (3): 171-7.

3: hepatoprotective activity of Moringa oleifera on antitubercular Drug-induced Liver Damage in rats. Bet l, kumar na. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University. J Med Food. 2003 Fall; 6 (3): 255-9.

4: Antioxidant Action of Moringa Oleifera Lam. (Drumstick) Against Anti Tubercular Drug Induced Lipid Peroxidation in Rats. Ashok Kumar N, Pari L. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Jun; 86 (2-3): 191-5.

5: Jung, he lae. “Soluble extract from Moringa Oleifera Leaves with a new anticancer Activity.” Ed. Siyaram Pandey. PLOS ONE 9.4 (2014): E95492. PMC. Web. July 4, 2018.

6: Jung, Il Lae, Ju Hye Lee, and se Chan Kang. “At Potential Oral Anticancer Drug Candidates, Moringa Oleifera Leaf Extract, induces the apoptosis of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells.” Oncology Letters 10.3 (2015): 1597–1604. PMC. Web. July 4, 2018.

7: Raguindin, P. F., et al. “Moringa oleifera as a galactagogue.” Breastfeeding Medicine 9.6 (2014): 323-324.

8: Agrawal, Babita, and Anita Mehta. “Antiasthmatic Activity of Moringa Oleifera Lam: a Clinical Study.” Indian Journal of Pharmacology 40.1 (2008): 28–31. PMC. Web. July 4, 2018.

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