The auspicious Moringa tree, originally hails from the foothills of the Himalayas, India. It is also known as the ‘horseradish tree’. Currently, it is extensively cultivated all over the world, especially in countries such as Africa, South America, Australia etc. It grows mostly in hot and humid climates. Every part of this tree is absolutely edible, and has amazing healing qualities and health benefits. The tree’s leaf clusters are green and extremely soft and are the most useful and easily accessible parts.
The tree’s leaves have the capacity to treat around 300 diseases. The Moringa tree is an excellent source of vitamins A, B, C & E and minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron etc. It comprises of 95 total nutrients. It is extremely nutritious and healthy. It can heal problems such as malnutrition, digestive disorders, sleep problems, hair fall, acne, teeth decay, dull skin, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart diseases etc. It boosts up the immune system and revitalizes the body. It increases metabolism and makes a person energetic and extremely dynamic. It is an ideal product for weight loss. It helps to regulate high cholesterol and blood sugar levels. It is a low calorie and low-fat food, hence it is ideal for dieters. It converts food to energy and reduces the storage of fat, hence, it successfully helps in weight reduction. It also cures mental health problems such as depression, irritation, frustration etc. It cures depression induced by deficiency of vitamins and minerals in the body. Moreover, it elevates liver function, kidney function and relieves inflamation.
According to the ‘Health and Living Website’,the flowers of the Moringa tree are abundant in calcium and potassium. The Moringa flower juice, improves the quality and quantity of breast milk production in women. It also heals problems such as arthritis and osteoporosis. It even prevents oral problems and infections. It is ideal for teenagers, with eating problems such as anorexia or bulimia, because it satisfies the body’s nutritional requirements and prevents diseases, which are caused due to malnutrition and lack of nutrients. The Moringa flower juice promotes urination and heals kidney or uterus infections and problems. It is very therapeutic and beneficial in cases of urinary tract disorders.
Moringa leaf tea, is also widely used all over the world for several reasons. The tea is beneficial for cold and cough, throat infection, tuberculosis, tonsillitis etc. The Moringa leaf tea also cures certain headaches, specially the ones caused due to tension, stress or pollution. It heals migraine problems and persistent headache issues. It soothes the nervous system and helps a person to relax and rejuvenate. The Moringa leaves are also available in a powder form, which can be stashed away in the cupboard for years, without any variation in it’s nutritional content. It is available as gelatin capsules, which can be consumed as a food supplement. These capsules have no side effects and immensely help in revitalizing and regenerating the body.
According to Natural News, the immature pods of the Moringa tree are the most valuable. These pods can be eaten raw as salads or be cooked can consumed as green beans. Ben oil, is extracted from the immature pods of the Moringa tree, it has the same nutritional value and goodness of olive oil. When these pods are consumed raw they act as de-wormer and eliminate diseases such as diarrhea, stomach infection, gastritis, intestinal problems etc. They are loaded with protein and fiber. They also help ease bowel problems and constipation issues.
The Moringa seeds also have plenty of therapeutic qualities. A topical ointment is made out of it’s seeds. The seeds are crushed and mixed with coconut oil to produce this ointment. According to the website Miracle trees, this ointment is antibiotic and anti-inflammatory. It is beneficial in treating diseases such as arthritis, rheumatism and gout. These seeds also help in promoting urination and treating bladder infections. The topical ointment also has a therapeutic effect on those people who suffer from seizures and other nervous disorders.
The roots and bark of the Moringa tree are the most nutritious. They have higher nutrient quantities than the seeds and leaves. Hence, these parts should be solely consumed for medicinal purposes. They can be used to treat various cardiac and circulatory diseases. They are also useful in treating in digestive disorders, inflammation, gastritis and for inducing appetite. They are useful for treating rheumatism, lower back pain and kidney pain.
Henceforth, it can be concluded that the Moringa tree has in numerous advantages. It can create wonders. It is a nature’s gift to mankind. It not only cures physical problems but mental as well. It is easily available in any health or organic store. It is gaining popularity throughout the world for it’s unique and amazing characteristics. Scientists from all over the world are marveling at it’s wonders. It can be consumed by all age groups. It can also be mixed with any fruit or vegetable juices, smoothies, shakes etc. It can also be soft-boiled or stewed. It has a nutty flavor. It’s one of the most rare and gifted species of medicinal trees in the world.