Moringa is a plant native to the sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. It also grows in the tropics. The leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root are used to make medicine.
Moringa is used for ‘tired blood’ (anemia); arthritis and other joint pain (rheumatism),asthma, cancer, constipation,
diabetes, diarrheaepilepsy; stomach pain and intestinal ulcers and spasms, headache, heart problems, high blood pressure, kidney stones, thyroid disorders, and bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections.
Moringa is also used as an aphrodisiac, to prevent pregnancy, boost the immune system, and increase breast milk production. The anti-oxidant power of Moringa protects the liver and eyes, helps with diabetes, cardiovascular issues, bone health, stones, and wound healing. It is rich in anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that help fight various infections, including herpes. Moringa’s multiple benefits are highly touted and deservedly so. Gram for gram, Moringa contains, TWO times the amount of protein in yogurt, FOUR times the amount of Vitamin A in carrots, THREE times the amount of potassium in bananas, FOUR times the amount of calcium as cow’s milk, and SEVEN times the amount of vitamin C as oranges.