Moringa is rich in phytonutrients, which are effective for preventing various medical conditions such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, bronchial asthma, sickle cell disease, nephrotoxicity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, anemia, and obesity, as well as helping to build a strong immune system.
The health benefits of moringa include relief from stomach disorders, allergies and edema. The antioxidant power of moringa aids in liver protection, diabetes, eye protection, cardiovascular health, bone health, urolithiasis, wound healing, healthy hair and skin. The antibacterial and antifungal properties of moringa help to fight various infections, including herpes.
Nutritional Value of Moringa
Moringa leaves and moringa pods are a nutritional powerhouse and provide a great range and amount of essential proteins, vitamins and minerals. Moringa is a rich source of essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of proteins. It also contains a significant amount of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B-6, folate and ascorbic acid (vitamin C). The mineral wealth of moringa includes calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and zinc. It contains very low amount of fats and offers no harmful cholesterol.
Moringa has so many Health benefits. Here are some health benefits of Moringa that are supported by scientific research
Health Benefits of Moringa:
Diabetes: Moringa extracts exert anti-diabetic effects in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Research studies have demonstrated that treatment with moringa works positively towards the reduction of blood glucose, urine sugar and urine proteins in diabetic test subjects. According to the studies, moringa has also shown marked improvement in hemoglobin levels and total protein content of the diabetic subjects.