Moringa aids digestion and absorption. It contains essential micronutrients and vitamins. It is a good fat metaboliser and is a powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent. It improves vision and is an effective reliever of intestinal colic.
Moringa has many important vitamins and minerals. The leaves have 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and 15 times more potassium than bananas. It also has calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids, which help your body heal and build muscle.
It’s also packed with antioxidants, substances that can protect cells from damage and may boost your immune system. There’s some evidence that some of these antioxidants can also lower blood pressure and reduce fat in the blood and body.
Moringa leaf extract may lower fluid swelling, redness, and pain.
Several early studies show that insulin-like proteins found in moringa may help lower blood sugar. Plant chemicals found in the leaves might help the body process sugar better, and it may affect how the body releases insulin.
In lab tests, leaf extracts slowed the growth of pancreatic cancer cells and helped chemotherapy work better. Other lab studies show that moringa leaves, bark, and roots all have anti-cancer effects.
Some experts think the antioxidants and other health-promoting plant chemicals may heal stress and inflammation in the brain.
Moringa also contains calcium and phosphorous, which help keep bones healthy and strong. Along with its anti-inflammatory properties moringa extract might help to treat conditions such as arthritis and may also heal damaged bones.
It may help reduce the severity of some asthma attacks and protect against bronchial constrictions. It has also been shown to assist with better lung function and breathing overall.
Locally known as: Drumstick tree/Sahjan/Saragvo
Active Constituents: 9-Octadecenoic Acid
Dosage: One capsule twice a day after food or as directed by physician.