The Miracle Tree
Moringa oleifera is a plant that is often referred to as the miracle tree, ben oil tree, or horseradish tree. This plant has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties and health benefits. It has known antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
What is Moringa oleifera
The tree is native to India but also grows in Asia, Africa, and South America. It contains a variety of proteins, vitamins, and minerals and has few known side effects. Of course, as with any supplement, people taking medications should consult a doctor before taking moringa extract.
What’s in Moringa oleifera?
Moringa contains many healthful compounds such as:
- vitamin A
- vitamin B1 (thiamine)
- B2 (riboflavin)
- B3 (niacin), B-6
- folate and ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
- It is also extremely low in fat and contains no harmful cholesterol.
But what are its benefits? Vegamega Moringa oleifera is believed to have many benefits and its uses range from the health area to beauty, to helping prevent and treat disease.
Moringa oleifera benefits.
Let’s see what are the main benefits of using Moringa oleifera.
Moringa oleifera to protect and nourish skin and hair
Moringa oleifera seed oil is useful in protecting hair from free radicals and keeps it clean and healthy. Moringa also contains protein, which means it is useful for protecting skin cells. It also contains moisturizing and detoxifying elements, which also strengthen the hair and nourish the skin.
Moringa oleifera in the treatment of edema
Edema is a painful condition in which fluid accumulates in specific tissues of the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of moringa oleifera can be effective in preventing the development of edema and can help as an adjunct to drug treatment. In this case, however, it is good to ask for clarifications from the treating physician before starting with the use.
Moringa oleifera to protect the liver and treat stomach troubles
Moringa seems to protect the liver from damages caused by antitubercular drugs and can accelerate its repair process. Moringa extracts also might help treat some stomach disorders, such as constipation, gastritis, and ulcerative colitis. Moringa’s antibiotic and antibacterial properties may help inhibit the growth of various pathogens, and its high vitamin B content aids in digestion.
Fight to bacterial diseases and healthier bones
Due to its antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties, Moringa oleifera extracts could fight infections caused by Salmonella, Rhizopus, and E. coli. Moringa also contains calcium and phosphorus, which help keep bones healthy and strong. Along with its anti-inflammatory properties, moringa extract could help treat conditions such as arthritis and can also heal damaged bones.
Moringa oleifera for treating mood disorders and protecting the cardiovascular system
Moringa is believed to be useful in treating depression, anxiety, and fatigue.
The powerful antioxidants in Moringa extract may help prevent heart damage and some studies have even shown its ability to maintain a healthy heart.
Helps Wounds Heal and Treat Diabetes
Moringa extract has been shown to help close wounds and reduce the appearance of scarring. Moringa helps reduce the amount of glucose in the blood, as well as sugar and protein in the urine. This improves hemoglobin levels and overall protein content in those tested.
Other cases in which Moringa oleifera is used
Moringa may help reduce the severity of some asthma attacks and protect against bronchial constrictions. It has also been shown to help with better lung function and overall breathing. People may be less likely to develop stones in the kidneys, bladder, or uterus if they ingest moringa extract. Moringa contains high levels of antioxidants that may help toxicity levels in the kidneys. Moringa oleifera also helps reduce high blood pressure. Moringa contains isothiocyanate and niaziminine, compounds that help stop the thickening of arteries, which can cause increased blood pressure.
However, Moringa may possess anti-fertility qualities and therefore is not recommended for pregnant women.