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Subject: MORINGA

"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. It is also referred to as Drumstick Tree by the Britishers.
The specialty of this tree is that it actually bears fruits in the warm

Health Benefits of Moringa
There are many benefits of the moringa tree, but the health benefits are
the most important. Research has proved that various parts of the
moringa tree can be used to cure a minimum of 300 diseases. Lets see a
few of them here.

* Moringa is rich in Vitamin A. It contains four times more Vitamin A
or beta-carotene than carrots. Hence, it is a weapon against blindness.
* It is also a rich source of Vitamin C many times more than
* Normally milk is said to be a rich source of calcium but the
amount of calcium present in moringa leaves is way higher than in milk.
* The moringa leaves are said to contain two times the protein
present in milk.
* Bananas are a rich source of potassium. But moringa leaves contain
seven times more potassium than bananas.
* Along with potassium, zinc is also found in large quantities in
* If moringa leaves were to be eaten by one and all, the world will
be free of anemia as it contains three times more iron than spinach.
* With all the junk food eaten these days, many people face problems
of high cholesterol. Moringa helps in balancing the cholesterol levels
in the body.
* Essential Amino acids are also found in moringa.
* Moringa is also said to balance sugar levels, hence it is helpful
in the fight against diabetes.
* The body's natural defense mechanism increases with the
consumption of moringa in the daily diet pattern. Since it is an
immunity-stimulant, it is prescribed for AIDS afflicted patients. Less
immunity is rampant in many provinces in Africa, especially people who
do not have access to nutritious food and medicines.
* Moringa leaves can be consumed to stimulate metabolism.
* It is also said to have digestive powers.
* It is a nutrition booster and is known to promote a feeling of
well-being in people.
* If you are looking for non-sugar based energy, then moringa leaves
is the answer. Thus, it will also help in the weight loss process.
* The cell structure of the body is stimulated by the moringa
* It is especially useful for lactating mothers. The consumption of
moringa has shown dramatic increase in the quantity of breast milk.
* It is also famous for its anti-bacterial properties.
* The paste of the moringa leaves is said to beautify the skin and
is hence applied by women regularly.
* It protects the liver and kidneys.
* It can also be used as a water purifier.

Other Benefits of Moringa
Along with the health benefits of moringa, there are other benefits to
it as well. They are enumerated below.

* It can be used as a source of biofuel.
* Cooking oil can also be produced from moringa tree. The health
benefits of moringa oil, can be compared to sunflower oil and olive oil.
* It is used in the manufacture of cosmetics and personal care
products. Perfumes and aromatherapy oils are also manufactured from
moringa seeds. The flowers of the moringa plant can be used in making
herbal tea, for they add a refreshing aroma to the tea.

Moringa contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 types of antioxidants.
With all the health benefits of moringa, it can easily be termed as the
most nutritious plant on the face of the earth. There are no
side-effects of moringa tree leaves which have been proved till date. At
the same time it can be consumed by small children and adults alike.
Therefore, many people have started using it in porridge, pastas,
breads, etc., to reap the everlasting health benefits of the
extraordinary 'Moringa'.


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Comment by on July 15, 2010 at 3:33pm
Natural Herbs, Plants, & Tree Bark are the best medicine

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