Scientific Name: Moringa oleifera
Known by many names, such as the Miracle Tree, Drumstick Tree or Horseradish Tree, the small, rounded leaves of the Moringa Tree are very mighty indeed. Packed with an incredible amount of nutrition, including Protein, Calcium, Beta Carotene, Vitamin C, Potassium and more, it should come as no surprise that it’s been used as a medicine for nearly 4,000 years. Just how much goodness is packed into this herb? 100 grams offers 9x more protein than yogurt; 10x more Vitamin A than carrots; and 25x more Iron than Spinach—and those are just to name a few.
Able to assist in lowering blood sugar levels; reducing inflammation; and maintaining health cholesterol levels, Moringa Leaf certainly does its fair share in the healthy living department. So, toss it on a salad, blend it in a smoothie or sprinkle it atop a snack for a healthful boost you’re sure to love.
With 4x the vitamin A content of carrots and 3x the potassium content of bananas, Moringa Leaf Powder is a powerhouse of beneficial nutrients. Rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds, as well as phytonutrients and essential amino acids, it helps combat the various effects of stress, age, and malnutrition within the body.
These same properties can help in the detoxification process by boosting liver function, ensuring proper nutrient absorption, and allowing for proper waste removal. This also makes Moringa Leaf Powder beneficial in fighting kidney stones, constipation, urinary tract infections, diarrhea, and other ailments caused by stress within the digestive system.
Capable of balancing hormones in both men and women, Moringa Leaf Powder does so by significantly decreasing oxidative stress and inflammation in the body. This also reduces the potential for age- and hormone-related complications over time. Likewise, as a natural aphrodisiac, it can increase sex drive and performance, while stimulating breast milk production following pregnancy.
An excellent source of protein, calcium, and vitamin C, Moringa Leaf Powder is beneficial for a number of conditions, such as thyroid disorders, chronic headaches, epilepsy, anemia, high blood pressure, and more. It’s even shown to be an excellent skin protectant thanks to its natural antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral compounds that shield the skin from harmful foreign bodies.
The recommended dosage of Moringa Leaf Powder is 1-2 tablespoons per day. Although it can be adjusted based on the desired results. As with all herbs, we suggest starting with a much smaller amount (about 1/4-1/2 teaspoon) to see how your body adjusts.
- Traditionally, most brew it into a tea, sprinkle it atop side dishes or blend it into smoothies.
- However, we suggest mixing it with honey, lemon, and water for a delicious and refreshing tonic-like beverage.
- For even faster intake, you can also make your own Moringa Leaf Powder capsules by utilizing one of our easy-to-use capsule filling machines.
Native to parts of Africa and Asia, Moringa Leaf Powder has been a staple of traditional Indian medicine for nearly 5,000 years. Often referred to as the “Miracle Tree” and “Wonder Tree,” every one of its parts is thought to have incredible healing abilities. From the frame being used to build shelter to the extraction of its fibers to clarify water, it is one of the most versatile plants in existence. The flowers are even consumed as a morning meal and its leaves are dried and put into formula for infants. Though not widely utilized throughout the world, renewed attention is growing around the Moringa Leaf as people continue to seek out new and beneficial ways to improve their health and lives.
If stored correctly, our Moringa Leaf Powder has a shelf life of up to 2 years. To maintain its freshness, it is recommended to always reseal the bag after opening it and removing as much air from the bag as possible. Store in room temperature, away from any heat source or sunlight.