The Wonderful Benefits of Moringa

The Wonderful Benefits of Moringa

So, what’s the deal with Moringa?

Surprisingly, not many have heard of this amazing supplement. The Moringa tree (Moringa oleifera) is native to parts of Asia and Africa and is most commonly known for the many health benefits it possesses, especially for improved health, hair and skin. Vitamins and anti-toxins can be found throughout the tree and because of this it has become extremely popular amongst the health-conscious.

Moringa is very nutritious having has high levels of vitamin B, C and E. It is also rich in Flavonoids, Sterols and has a ton of great properties that make it very unique. The Moringa tree is used medicinally and in cosmetics quite often and is becoming more popular. Due to all of its healing properties, Moringa is considered a natural supplement that we can greatly rely on. Some even refer to it as a “miracle plant”!

In Medicine and Health

  • According to an article published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention the Moringa tree contains polyphenols, beta-carotene, quercetin and chlorogenic acid which help reduce the risk of serious illnesses like cancer, hypertension and various sight conditions.
  • The tree helps in protecting the liver by detoxifying it from harmful toxins and viruses.
  • It can help you maintain healthy gums by fighting against inflammation.
  • Moringa is super effective in maintaining blood sugar levels and is used as a natural treatment for Diabetes.
  • It has antiseptic qualities which help you to repair skin damage caused by burns, rashes and even cuts!
  • Moringa is beneficial for your digestive system because of the fiber, protein, and sodium in it.
  • If you suffer from hysteria, emotional issues and sleeping disorders you’ll be glad to know that this plant can help you too!
  • Moringa is also used to relieve arthritic pain because of its high levels of Calcium and Vitamin C.
  • Moring even helps with relief from bronchial asthma and inflammation in the airways. Research showed improvement in wheezing, cough and tightness in chest.
  • Moring helps with fast recovery from wounds including cuts, scrapes, scratches, bug bites, scars (including acne), rashes and so much more!
  • You can even make tea with Moringa. One of the most common ways of doing this is using the dried Moringa leaves.
  • Another great way to use Moringa is by using it in powder form. Using the powder form is a quick and easy way to add an extra boost of nutrition to your diet. Just add a scoop to your smoothie and you’re good to go! The powder form is often used in capsules as well.


In Cosmetics

  • Moringa oil is a non-greasy oil which absorbs well. According to the website com, this oil is seen as an extremely exotic oil and its non-greasy quality makes it a well sought after natural product that is used in many hand lotions, lip balms, and soaps because it helps with hydration and softness.
  • Aging can also be reduced thanks to the compounds in Moringa that assist with inflammation and other factors that you’ll face while getting older.
  • Moringa oil is also very popular in hair products. Since it absorbs well and retains hydration you can use it directly on your scalp. It helps to nourish and moisturize your hair and scalp and assists with making hair strong and healthy which will also prevent breakage!


In General Life

If you’re still not sold after reading those, you’ll be glad to know that the Moringa tree has other uses for life in general.  According to the website, Moringa is used for the following purposes as well:

  • It is used as a natural water purifier by removing harmful water pollutants and algae.
  • The extract of Moringa is great to use as a plant growth stimulator due its growth enhancing properties on crops


By now you should know that the Moringa plant can be used in a variety of forms. Whichever way you decide to use this amazing plant, you can’t argue against the fact that the Moringa tree can definitely be considered to be something out of this world! From its roots and stems to its flowers, seeds and leaves – every part of this tree can be used as a nutritional supplement or general health or life contributor.  Personally, it happens to be one of my favorite plants ever!