5 Reasons to Love Moringa

 

1. Multi-Purpose Miracle Tree

Native to Africa, Asia and South America, the leaves and pods offer valuable nutrition. The seeds are used to make oil, the wood for fires, and the bark sap and roots for medicinal purposes.

2. Rejuvenating leaves

Moringa leaf powder, with its slightly-bitter, arugula-like taste, is an incredible source of protein and vitamins A, C and B6.

3. Nourishing Pods

Casually known as "drumsticks", these seed pods are packed with vitamin C and notable amounts of protein, fiber, B vitamins, potassium and magnesium.

4. Malnutrition Relief

Thrives in many parts of the world facing hunger, and is often used to sustain infants and nursing mothers.

5. Comforting Cooking

The drumsticks are often used in soups and stews, including the traditional Thai dish Kaeng som (sour curry).

Fun Fact:

Moringa oil, pressed from the seeds, is a velvety hydrator for the skin. After pressing, the remaining seed cakes are put to work as water filters.

 

Source: Live Superfoods