Moringa…The Miracle Plant
It’s no secret that we love Moringa around here. You can find this dark green leaf in our Super Immune Booster or our Hair Skin Nails supplements. We even included it in some products that are coming soon!
Never heard of Moringa? Although this very powerful leaf is very well known in Southeast Asia where it originates from, this small leaf is quickly gaining popularity in the United States. The leaf comes from the Moringa Oleifera tree. The benefits this plant has to offer are numerous. Throughout the world, this small leaf is often used to treat a variety of ailments and conditions. To name a few:
- bacterial and viral infections
- improve digestive health
Moringa is an excellent source of protein. It has two times the amount of protein as yogurt and three times more iron that spinach! Furthermore, these leaves boast four times the calcium of cow milk and seven times the amount of Vitamin C in oranges. What amazing immune boosting properties!
Besides the nutrients it contains to benefit our bodies on a physical, internal level, Moringa also is extremely beneficial for our external appearance. Containing antioxidants and anti- inflammatory compounds, supplementing with the leaves of this “miracle tree” can combat the effects of aging. Sometimes called the “drumstick” plant, these small leaves contain high amounts of Zeatin, which is a compound that aids in collagen production.
For athletes, the high concentration of protein makes it a great way to obtain not only the necessary protein but also a host of other vitamins necessary for muscle recovery.
We could go on and on about this miracle plant! The benefits of the Moringa tree are truly worth knowing. Each
Keep a lookout for more posts dedicated to this amazing plant!