With most of its benefits concentrated inside its small leaves, Moringa oleifera tree has been considered as one of the most nutritious plant discovered by human beings. Fresh Moringa leaf has a nutty taste and are deep rich green in color. Moringa leaf power is prepared by drying the Moringa leaf at a low temperature which is then packed in bags or sold inside capsules.
It has been clinically found the Moringa leaf power not only remains fresh for several months but it also preserves all its nutritional aspects of minerals, vitamins, chlorophyll, amino acids and antioxidants over a prolonged period of time.
As Moringa powder is easily soluble in water, this leaf is also often used as an ingredient in various recipes. It has been medically tested and confirmed that this versatile health supplement contains 46 antioxidants, 36 anti-inflammatory compounds and 20 kinds of amino acids. Moringa leaf is also a rich source of minerals like Iron and phytonutrients. It is even a good source of dietary fibers, protein and Vitamins like A, B (B1, B2, B3, and B6), Vitamin C and Vitamin E.
Here are some of the benefits of eating Moringa leaf in dried and raw form:
Increase energy level
Moringa leaf help in boosting our stamina and energy and even increase our level of concentration. Being packed with minerals, vitamins, phytonutrients and antioxidants ingesting Moringa powder helps athletes to increase their level of endurance and reduce fatigue during exercise. As Moringa leaf provides substantial energy to our body, it reduces the need for eating to increase energy levels and thus aids in fat reduction and weight loss.
Moringa Oliefera drinks and capsules are often consumed for keeping our level of blood glucose normal. Thus eating Moringa leaf, is a very well-known and cost effective remedy for diabetic patients.
Helps in lowering LDL cholesterol
Moring leaf when ingested in powder form over a long period of time, helps in effectively lowering the LDL cholesterol level in our body, which eliminates the risk of abnormal formation of blood clots that can lead to heart attacks.
Purifies toxins in water
Fresh Moringa leaf is often used for purifying and detoxifying drinking water. As Moringa leaf is a coagulant agent, it attaches itself to hazardous bacteria and other toxic agents in water. In the similar way when Moringa leaf is eaten raw, it helps in removing toxins from our body.
Good for lactating mothers and pregnant women
For all those mothers those who are at the risk of suffering from nutritional deficiency due to breast feeding or pregnancy, eating Moringa powder in dried form helps in restoring proper balance in day to day nutrition. It has been clinically measured that just six to seven table spoon of Moringa powder is enough to satisfy the daily need of iron and calcium for breast feeding and pregnant women.
Apart from these above mentioned health benefits Moringa leaf powder is also effective for treating minor wounds, improve immunity and helps us to develop a glowing skin. The bioflavonoids present in the Moringa leaf even delays our ageing process.