What is Moringa?

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A big focus of ours is on health and we spent some time sourcing vendors that were 1: Trusted, 2: Ethical. 3: Natural and 4: Produce to the highest manufacturing standard. Moringa Food International is one of our favourite vendors and the team LOVE their products. Try the best selling Moringa Sea Salt

For those out there that have not heard of Moringa, we thought we would include a short description:

Moringa oleifera is a plant that is often called the drumstick tree, the miracle tree, the ben oil tree, or the horseradish tree.

Moringa has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. It also has antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Moringa Oleifera contains over;

95 nutrients,
46 antioxidants,
18 amino acids
and all 9 essential amino acids, making it one of nature’s most nutritious and protein boosted, wholefood supplements, while having the highest antioxidant level known.

With our modern lifestyle, it is challenging to satisfy our nutritional needs and that of our families’, naturally. So how do we find a natural, complete and convenient source of nutrition all in one product?

With Moringa Oleifera! The Superhero of Superfoods!
Known as the ‘Miracle Tree‘, Moringa is ideal for helping your body maintain optimum health, wellness and mental vitality.

Besides boosting your energy and improving your general health and wellness this miracle tree, together with an active lifestyle, will improve or aid with:

Sports Nutrition – By promoting lean Muscle Growth and Post-Workout Muscle recovery.

Blood Pressure –  Helping maintain healthy, optimal blood pressure. Metabolism – Will improve and speed up digestion.

Glycemic Index – Assists in regulating and  maintaining blood glucose levels.

Body Mass Index (BMI) – Aids healthy Weight-Loss.

Hormones – Offset hormonal imbalances in women and men.

Cholesterol – By reducing LDL – Cholesterol which prevents plaque formation on arteries.

Influenza – Anti-infective properties assists in preventing infection.

Effects of Ageing -. A high compliment of Vitamins and essential amino acids helps slow down effects of ageing.

Inflammation –  Contains a wide range of antioxidants that reduces the effects of gout and arthritis and more.

Packed with nutrients, this multiple use superfood provides an extremely rich source of calcium, chromium, iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin B’s, vitamin C, and vitamins D, E and K, beta carotene and more!

Moringa also has effective anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties! It helps to include our high performance Pharmaceutical Grade Moringa products in your daily life. Studies show that Moringa has the most nutritionally dense phytochemical profile compared to any other plant.

This fineness increases surface area,  which allows for maximum absorption of nutrients. It contains micro plant fibres which aids with digestion.

Moringa Leaf Powder can be used both as a food or in traditional medicine. In traditional Ayurvedic, Unani Tibb and other ancient and modern medicinal practices, Moringa has been used to treat over 300 different diseases or ailments for centuries.

Moringa and your immune system:

The leaves have 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and 15 times more potassium than bananas. It also has calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids, which help your body heal and build muscle. It's also packed with antioxidants, substances that can protect cells from damage and may boost your immune system. The study conducted by Madukwe E.U, et. al. in 2013, determined the proximate amount of micronutrients like iron and calcium; and essential vitamins like Vitamins A and C in the Moringa Oleifera leaves. The result depicted abundance of all the nutrients.

Other researchers have also found that moringa helps to increase the immune response of the body (Ray-Yu Yang, et, al) Busani Moyo, et, al, determined the nutritional value of the dried moringa leaves. The result concluded that among all other nutrients, crude protein is present in notable amounts which are beneficial to boost the immune system.

What we feed our bodies also feeds the systems that compose our bodies. Many people share about specific foods and supplements that can boost immunity, but the real power comes from healthy eating and long-term lifestyle patterns.

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