Posted on June 17, 2022
Moringa has been used since time immemorial by the practitioners of Ayurveda and alternate medicine. Even Indian households have been using various parts of this so-called Miracle Tree for health benefits from everyday diet. Moringa leaves, flowers, drumsticks etc have been in use in African households as well, though one needs to develop a taste for these sources of nutrition that leave a bitter taste initially.
However, the western world is only just discovering the Moringa miracle. High in minerals, vitamins, and proteins, Moringa leaves are used in powder form as a dietary supplement to protect tissues around important organs like the heart, kidneys, liver, and lungs.
Antioxidants extracted from the Moringa plant that originates in India, South America, and parts of Africa, help protect against free radicals caused due to pollution, radiation, and smoking.
Moringa, known as drumstick in common parlance (or Sahjan ki falli or Shevga or Shevgyache Sheng or Murunkai/Murungai in several parts of India) has a lot of potential health benefits, which are still being discovered by scientists.
It has extremely high levels of potassium which helps in regulating blood pressure and sugar levels. This superfood has various ways and means to be included in your daily diet –
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