Moringa: The Super Herb

 

It’s been called a miracle tree and is known to be fast-growing and drought tolerant. Every part of the tree can be used, from the leaves to the seeds, to the roots, and even the flowers. Moringa is seriously amazing. In fact, many times when we write these inspirations for you, we remind ourselves of how great a certain herb is. But this herb is so inspiring, so amazing, that the writer had to get up from her seat to go take some Moringa right now! Here’s something to whet your appetite, but you’ll definitely want to go learn more after you read this…

Ounce for ounce, Moringa has:

  • more protein and calcium than milk
  • more vitamin A than carrots
  • more potassium than bananas
  • more vitamin C than oranges
  • and more iron than spinach

Additionally, this amazing plant:

  • is high in antioxidants such as Vitamin C, beta carotene, quercetin, and chlorogenic acid
  • has compounds that help the body lower blood sugar
  • has anti-inflammatory properties
  • supports healthy cholesterol levels
  • is the best plant source for the amino acid tryptophan, which helps the body deal with insomnia and anxiety
  • nourishes the body in such a way that it supports healthy levels of thyroid hormones
  • supports healthy hair, skin, and nails
  • helps the body fight bacteria and parasites
  • has been studied in Africa to help with symptoms associated with AIDS
  • has been used by researchers to purify water

Amazing, right? But look it up, check it out, and try some. Let us know what you think!

 

 

2020-02-21T23:44:19+00:00