On this trip to Zambia, I came across Moringa Leaf Powder. I’ve been adding into my daily smoothies. It has a much milder flavour and scent very similar to wheatgrass powder, therefore making it easier to swallow ! :))
Moringa, also known as the Miracle Tree, is a multipurpose plant, as the leaves, pods, fruits, flowers, roots and bark of the tree can be utilized.
What are the health benefits of moringa ?
Scientific research confirms that these humble leaves are a powerhouse on nutritional value. Gram for gram, moringa leaf contains:
· 7 times the vitamin C in oranges
· 4 times the calcium in milk
· 4 times the vitamin A in carrots
· 2 times the protein in milk
· 3 times the potassium in bananas
What are known side effects of moringa?
Dr. Lowell Fuglie, based in Senegal and considered as one of the experts about moringa says that to date there has not been any known negative side effect even in the daily consumption of moringa.
What are the antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds present in moringa?
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B (Choline), Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) , Vitamin B2 (Rivoflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Vitamin B6, Alanine, Alpha-Carotene, Arginine, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Sitosterol, Caffeoylquinic Acid, Campesterol, Carotenoids, Chlorophyll, Chromium, Delta 5- Avenasterol, Delta 7 Avenasterol, Glutathione, Histidine, Indole Acetic Acid, Indoleacetonitrile, Kaempferal, Leucine, Lutein, Methionine, Myristic-Acid, Palmitic Acid, Prolamine, Proline, Quercitin, Rutin, Selenium, Threonine, Tryptophan, Xanthins, Xanthopyll, Zeatin, Zeaxanthin, Zinc.
Anti- Inflammatory Compounds:
Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Arginine, Beta-Sistosterol, Caffeoylquinic Acid, Calcium, Chlorophyll, Copper, Cystine, Omega 3, Omega 6, Omega 9, Fiber, Glutathione, Histidine, Indole Acetic Acid, Indoleacetonitrile, Isoleucine, Kaempferal, leucine, Magnesium, Oleic-Acid, Phenylalanine, Potassium, Quercitin, Rutin, Selenium, Stigmasterol, Sulfur, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, Zeatin, Zinc.
There are over 46 antioxidants and 36 anti-inflammatory compounds all naturally occurring in the moringa plant. That is why it is referred to as the best natural source of anti-oxidants.
What are the vitamins and minerals present in moringa?
Vitamin A (Alpha and Beta Carotene), B,B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D, E, K, Folate (Folic Acid), Biotin and much more.
Calcium, Chloride, Chromium, Copper, Fluorine, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Molydenum, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Selenium, Sulfur, Zinc.
Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine, Alanine, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Cystine, Glutamine, Glycine, Histidine, Proline, Serine, Tyrosine.
Chlorophyll, Carotenoids, Cytokins, Flavonoids, Omega 3,6 9 oils, Plant Sterols, Polyphenols, Lutein, Xanthins, Rutin and many more.
Can moringa supplements be taken with other prescriptions?
Moringa supplements is a 100% natural product made from the parts of the Moringa tree. People in India are taking moringa for hundreds of years as a staple food and have not reported any problem since then. However, we suggest you to consult with your physician whether you can take these supplements along with other prescription medicines.
What is the best method to take the moringa powder?
The best way is to add it to a smoothie or half a glass of fresh juice. E.g. orange juice.
Adults Daily Dosage is: 1 tablespoon for good health
2 tablespoons a day for fighting ailments
Children (1 - 7 yrs old): 1 teaspoon a day for good health
2 teaspoons a day for fighting ailments
Never boil or heat it.
Price: EU 13.00 / 150g powder
To Order : e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the quantity that you would like to order.
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Barbara is a qualified nutritionist offering Health, Nutrition & Lifestyle Counseling. She gives Healthy weight loss advice and promotes the Mediterranean diet. She is the author of the Med Life Diet - creating healthy lifestyle habits and attitudes for life !