Nutritional benefits of Moringa


Moringa is known to have a lot of medicinal uses with a high nutritional value and medicinal benefits. It is known to contain minerals, and it is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, beta-carotene and amino acids. Moringa plant itself has different parts like the root, flower, seeds, and fruits, pods, which are all edible and essential to the body. It is also used as a traditional remedy for many ailments, and it is also known to treat and prevent diseases like diabetes, liver disease, digestive disorder, arthritis.

Here are some benefits of taking Moringa.

Enhances wound healing:  Moring has blood clotting properties in its leaves, roots, and seeds that enhance wound healing and can reduce clotting line.

It fights inflammation: Inflammation can lead to chronic diseases like diabetes, respiratory problems, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and obesity. Moringa reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes and proteins in the body, and moringa leaf concentrate can significantly lower inflammation in the cells.

It fights free radicals: Antioxidants fight free radicals, molecules that cause oxidative stress, cell damage, and inflammation. Moringa contains antioxidants called flavonoids, polyphenols, and ascorbic acid in the leaves, flowers, and seeds.

Help reduce diabetes symptoms: Moringa leaf powder has been effective at reducing lipid and glucose levels and regulating, oxidative stress in diabetic patients, which means it lowers blood sugar and cholesterol and improves protection against cell damage.

It’s nutrient-packed: Moringa is rich in vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It contains significant amounts of vitamins A, C, and E; calcium; potassium; and protein.

Brain health: Moringa supports brain health and cognitive function because of its antioxidant and neuro-enhancer activities. It’s also been tested as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease with favourable preliminary results. Its high content of vitamins E and C fight oxidation that leads to neuron degeneration, improving brain function. It’s also able to normalize the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline in the brain, which play a key role in memory, mood, organ function, responses to stimulus such as stress and pleasure, and mental health.

Benefits of Moringa to the skin: Oil can be extracted from the seeds, this oil can go a long way in ensuring that the skin is naturally nourished when applied, this subsequently makes the skin shine and glow. Also, the oil can help make the face free from acne, pimples, and black spot, making us have a clear, bright, and spotless face.

To the Hair: Moringa contains vitamin A and zinc, the vitamin A present helps to promote hair growth and also taking care of the scalp and hair tissue, thereby repairing, nourishing and maintaining the hair, while the zinc helps in boosting the immune system, which will subsequently make the scalp unclogged.

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