Moringa is a superfood that most of us have never heard of. It is also called the drumstick or miracle tree. It is growing in South America, Africa and parts of Asia and it originally comes from India. The use of this plant for medicinal purposes stretches back for millennia, but there’s a renewed interest in the plant as dietary supplement. It is quite efficient in reducing inflammation and, although the research is somewhat limited, there is evidence that levels of blood sugar can be controlled when taking moringa.
- The most common species of Moringa tree is Moringa Oleifera (although there are 13 known varieties all belonging to the Moringaceae family).
- Moringa trees grow at a rate comparable to weeds, sometimes growing 20 feet in a year and flowering in six months. The fragile leaves are the most popular part of the plant. They can be eaten whole bu
- Moringa, a nutrient-packed plant found in India, is also known as the “miracle tree.” With antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties, it has been used for generations to
“The moringa plant is highly concentrated in antioxidants including vitamin C, beta-carotene, and quercetin, all of which are known to help fight harmful inflammation.”