The herb moringa, or also known as”horseradish tree”, “drumstick tree”, or “miracle tree”, is one plant with small and round leaves that is present in India. This plant is used for centuries for treating many diseases due to its efficient nutrients.
The leaves contain a lot of minerals and vitamins, including beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, vitamin C, and proteins. This plant is helpful for treating more than 300 diseases.
Now, there is a Moringaoleifera that you can find on the market, but that is only for the last several years, before that it was used in the conventional medicine. You can find it mainly in America, Africa, and the Caribbean.
This plant may be the reason why the people of India have 84% lower death rate caused from pancreatic cancer than the people in the USA.
Amazingly, only 100 gr. of the leaves of moringa contain:
- 10 times more vitamin A than carrots;
- 25 times more iron than spinach;
- 9 times more protein than yogurt;
- 17 times more calcium than milk;
- 15 more potassium than bananas;
- 12 times more vitamin C than oranges.
The recent researches show that if you consume 7 gr. of moringa leaf powder for 3 months you will be able to decrease the level of blood sugar up to13.5%.
Also, due to a compound in the leaves called niaziminin, this plant is has very effective anti-cancer and anti-tumor characteristics.
It contains a lot of fibers that help in removing the extreme amounts of waste in the intestines, and also it is very beneficial for the gastrointestinal system. It also contains isothiocyanates that have efficient anti-bacterial characteristics that fight against the H. Pylori bacteria, that can cause gastritis, ulcers, and stomach ulcers.
This plant is also very good for regulating the work of the thyroid.
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