The new amazing superfood taking the world by storm is MORINGA, also referred to as the Miracle Moringa.
The multi-purpose Moringa tree is mostly found on the foothills of the Himalayas but also grows in other parts of Asia, Africa, and South America.
This green herb is commonly used in South Indian meals and has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties (it is anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory) and health benefits.
Moringa has a green, earthy taste similar to spinach and matcha.
Moringa powder can be taken dry by swallowing with a glass of water. It can also be mixed in food and drinks like smoothies or shakes or sprinkled over salads, yogurt, hummus, etc. Or you can just take a moringa capsule.
The top benefits of Moringa are :
Gives you youthful and nourished skin
Moringa has the highest antioxidant levels of any food, six times that of goji berries and matcha tea. These are essential for protecting, repairing and preventing cell damage and minimizing skin aging.
Dry moringa powder is also used for curing skin infections and sores.
Gives you shinier, thicker hair
Moringa contains all the essential amino acids that help in the formation of keratin protein needed for longer, healthier hair.
Reduces tiredness and gives instant energy
Moringa powder contains high doses of mineral sand vitamins like Vitamin A, iron and magnesium. It is ideal for treating anemia and fighting tiredness and fatigue.A green smoothie with moringa in the morning can keep you energized all day.
One super benefit of moringa is that it has super immunity boosting powers because of the very high contents of iron and vitamin A.
Preventing and treating cancer
Moringa extract has been researched extensively and seen to have properties that can prevent cancer. It contains Niazimicin, which suppresses the development of cancer cells.
Treating stomach issues
Moringa extract can help in dealing with stomach problems like constipation, gastric issues, and ulcers. It’s high Vitamin B and fiber content helps in digestion.
Helps in treating diabetes
Moringa helps to reduce the amount of glucose in the blood, as well as sugar and protein in the blood and can be used to keep diabetes in check.
Moringa contains amino acid Tryptophan, that is essential for the production of the neurotransmitter Serotonin and the sleep cycle regulating hormone Melatonin, and can work wonders for giving you a good nights sleep.
Makes you feel happier
It stimulates the feel-good hormones in the brain and acts as a mood enhancer, and also in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.
Do try moringa in any form and share your experiences. I have just started taking it can’t wait for my skin and hair to look younger and healthier and feel better overall.