Moringa Oleifera, commonly called the “Tree of Life”, has been cultivated throughout India for thousands of years because of its health benefits. Owing to its rich nutritional density, people in India have known that the entire plant, whatever part is eaten, is known to provide a high protein content, high vitamin and mineral content and is known to help conditions of the skin, digestion, vision, diabetes, cholesterol, bacterial infections, obesity and promotes overall well-being. No wonder it’s been used for at least 4,000 years. Its leaves have been used as part of traditional medicine for centuries, and the Ayurvedic system of medicine associates it with about 300 diseases. Now found throughout the tropics and as it has gained popularity as a superfood, many people in the Western countries have also begun to add small moringa trees to their green-houses.
Moringa is one of the most powerful health-enhancing plants yet known to man. While many things found in Nature can have one or two health benefits, Moringa has so many. Moringa Oleifera has small, rounded leaves that are packed with an incredible amount of: Anti-Inflammatory Compounds, 46 Antioxidants, which can help to improve your immune system and help to protect your body, 18 essential Amino Acids, High concentrations of: Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Protein and Minerals such as: Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc … you name it, moringa’s got it.