Moringa is a powerful superfood and an important food source in some parts of the world to fight malnutrition during drought seasons. The immature green pods (drumsticks) are prepared similarly to green beans, while the seeds are removed from more mature pods and cooked like peas or roasted like nuts. The leaves are cooked and used like spinach, dried, and powdered for use as a condiment or green superfood in smoothies or green juices. The roots are medicinal as well and used as a substitute for horse radish which gives this plant its nicknames the drumstick plant and horse radish tree. The oil has been used worldwide and used in foods, perfume, hair care products, and as a machine lubricant.
Moringa is a perennial woody tree with a single stem although classified as a shrub, it is a multi-stemmed woody plant that is less than 13 to 16 feet in height. Moringa is a plant that is native to areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and the tropics. This fast-growing plant is full of Vitamin A & C, Iron, Calcium, and a rich antioxidant. It has been used to aid with obesity, asthma, regulating blood sugar, and symptoms of menopause. It has been used widely for skin infections, muscle cramps, and improving breast milk production. As a digestive aid, to help with eliminating parasites, antacid, antifungal, and helping to prevent kidney stones.
Moringa Extract- 1 oz
1 dropperful (15-30 drops) in 2 ounces of water or juice daily as needed.
Considerations for Use:
Before taking any supplements, you should consult with your naturopathic doctor or physician prior to taking if you are on any prescription drugs, are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Avoid use during pregnancy as it may cause uterus to contract. Caution with people with gastritis.