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Every part of Moringa Oleifera is useful. Many parts of the tree have traditionally been used for treating many diseases like lung diseases, hypertension, chest infections, everyday aches and pains as well as skin infections. The World Health Organization (WHO) has undertaken scientific researches on the moringa plant, and has come to the conclusion that it is extremely nutritional and medicinal. The benefits ha e also been documented in some medical and nutritional !ournals as "ell. #oringa Oleifera is among the popular po"er greens such as "heat grass, chlorella and spirulina. #oringa is rich in minerals like potassium, iron, calcium, and sulfur, as "ell as $ itamins and many amino acids, including all of the essential amino acids. %ts nutritional profile is competiti e "ith any beneficial plant on the planet. &or example'
· One half cup of cooked leaves will meet your daily recommendation for Vitamins A and C. . One half cup of pods (raw) will supply your Vitamin C requirement for a day · One ounce of raw leaves contains the recommended daily amount of Vitamin C · Ounce per ounce it contains 6 to 7 times the amount of Vitamin C in orange uice · !oringa leaves contain 3 to 5 times more "eta#carotene than carrots · $ o% of moringa powder contains more than 10 times the recommended daily amount of Vitamin & · Ounce per ounce !oringa leaves contain over 3 times the iron as found in spinach or roast "eef · !oringa leaves contain $ times the amount of potassium as "ananas · Ounce per ounce !oringa leaves contain 4 times the amount of calcium found in milk It is reported to be a very hardy plant that can grow in very dry climates, though it will grow bigger and faster with more water. With proper care and watering they can grow up to 16 feet in a year. It is recommended however, to cut it back and keep it short and bushy for ease of harvesting the leaves and pods. The tender young pods (referred to as drumsticks can be cooked like asparagus. !lder green pods can be cooked much like okra, and the inner
food is sub#ected to all kinds of preserving.flesh scraped out and eaten. "eeds can be used to purify water. They can accent a salad or be cooked like collards or other greens. herbicides and chemical fertili)ers have significantly increased crop yields. The fact that our food is less nutritious is made worse when you consider what happens to food once it leaves the farm. They can be made into a tea. safety and marketing purposes. The flowers can be used as a natural pesticide.The Miracle Tree / The Tree of Life . We believe that through the planting and harvesting of &oringa. +rowing a moringa tree can provide you with all of the nutritional value you need to live a long and healthy life. $aution% &oringa flowers can act as an abortifacient so do not use in pregnancy.nd it is relatively maintenance free. Moringa . We Are What We Eat &odern food processing and farming methods have robbed much of our food of the nutritive 'ualities that make it healthy for our bodies. . heating and treating that changes the nature of food from its natural state. you can achieve nutritional freedom and return to the era when the food you eat is pure and unadulterated. the use of pesticides. as well as fried by themselves or battered and fried. "o it has a myriad of ways that it can be consumed and en#oyed. irradiating. fungicides. The leaves can be dried and powdered and used in drinks or teas. as insects and other pests are repelled by the flower essence. With the advent of big agribusiness (mega(corporate farming . The flower buds and blossoms should be cooked. &ost ma#or food companies pay more attention to packaging and marketing than the preservation of the nutritional content of the food. but this heavy use of chemicals has produced fruits and vegetables that are not as high in nutrients as they have been historically. *or convenience. I recommend eating the leaves sparingly raw as they are very potent.
leucine.Moringa Oleifera leaves and pods contain 90+ nutrients. tryptop!an. and 5elenium. "ut t!ere are no reports of Moringa triggered allergies so it can "e used for "a"y nutrition replacing soy. )itamin * and )itamin + found in Moringa exceed t!ose amounts commonly found in most ot!er plants. a"out t!ree to five times more. Moringa leaves contain more "eta-carotene t!an carrots. Moringa leaves compare $it! "roccoli and spinac! in )itamin . proper use of oxygen and t!e meta"olism of amino acids.9 is re'uired for t!e production of energy. dia"etes and cancer. -nd it is re'uired for !ealt!y mucus mem"ranes. Here are a few of the many nutritional benefits of Moringa Oleifera. 3n fact. $it! all of t!e 9 essential amino acids present in various amounts %!istidine. . p!enylalanine. at 113 mg per 100 g %a"out 3 o2& of t!e dried leaf po$der. 3t is !ig!er t!an green peas. Moringa leaves contain !ig! amounts of )itamin . (!ere is a"out /-0 mg of "eta-carotene in 100g %a"out 3 o2&. 3t also protects t!e "ody from pollution. 3t is involved in !ealing and "one development.eta-carotene %pro-vitamin -&. it contains 6 7 / times t!at found in orange 8uice. )itamin + is a potent anti-oxidant t!at !elps prevent premature aging and degenerative diseases including !eart disease.from "eta-carotene. 3t is "elieved t!at )itamin . (!e amounts of "eta-carotene. isoleucine. 3t is important for red "lood cell formation. )itamin +. and for t!e a"sorption of iron and certain vitamins.eta-carotene guards against !eart disease and can 4eep !armful lipoproteins containing c!olesterol from damaging t!e !eart and coronary arteries.1 is vital for t!e production of energy in eac! cell and it plays an essential role in t!e meta"olism of various car"o!ydrates. t!reonine. .6 and assist t!e adrenal glands. "lac4 "eans %"oiled& and corn %"oiled&. )itamin * strengt!ens our immune system and fig!ts infectious diseases including colds and flu. Moringa contains large amounts of )itamin +. Moringa is considered to !ave t!e !ig!est protein ratio of any plant so far studied on eart!. Moringa is not genetically modified or altered "y !umans. (!e "ody produces )itamin . )itamin . " T#M !$: Moringa is a vitamin treasure trove. lysine. 6ust one ounce of Moringa leaves contains t!e daily recommended amount of )itamin * %60 mg&. (!e daily recommended value is a"out 1 mg. Moringa !as protein 'uality and 'uantity similar to soy "eans. )itamin . 3t also !elps prevent certain types of cancers and stro4e. valine&. ounce per ounce. as $ell as !ealing and reducing scar tissue from forming. it is so ric! in )itamin * t!at. anti"ody production and gro$t!. )itamin *.9 % i"oflavin&. increases stamina and reduces or prevents !ot flas!es in menopause. esearc!ers are calling it t!e most nutrient ric! plant on eart!.1 %(!iamin&. "eta-carotene s!ould "e present $it! )itamin * and )itamin +. (!e recommended daily inta4e of )itamin + is 10 mg. 3t promotes young-loo4ing s4in. art!ritis. . 3t is needed to activate vitamin .1 even compared $it! t!e "est sources already 4no$n. s4in. Moringa !as t!em all. )itamin . )itamin . (o provide t!e "est anti-cancer protection.is t!e most important vitamin for immune protection against all 4inds of infections. and 36 antiinflammatory compounds. met!ionine.9 content. fats and car"o!ydrates. the Miracle Tree: PROTE !: Moringa leaves are a"out 40# protein. 46 antioxidants. ounce per ounce.
Ounce per ounce.eta-sitosterol also "oosts t!e immune system. and t!ree times t!at found in spinac!. E$$E!T #L %#TT& #' ($: Moringa oleifera leaves and seeds contain "eneficial essential fatty acids %+?-@s&. 7 0. *alcium "uilds strong "ones and teet! and !elps prevent osteoporosis.1.3 is important for energy production and meta"olism of protein.. )itamin .9 and . Moringa leaves contain far !ig!er amounts of calcium t!an most plants. magnesium. $it! 13# saturated fats and 09# unsaturated fatty acids. Ot!er minerals t!at Moringa contains include selenium.)itamin . >otassium is essential for t!e "rain and nerves. (!e central function of iron is oxygen transport and cell respiration. copper and sulfur. Oleic acid is lin4ed to lo$er rates of cardiovascular disease. Moringa leaves contain t!ree times t!e potassium of "ananas. Olive oil is a"out /. ecommended daily inta4e is 10 mg. and sunflo$er is a"out 90#. infections.0 mg=day. !as . Moringa leaves and pods contain a"out 0.0 mg of )itamin . +ET#-$ TO$TEROL: . "ringing t!em to a more normal range. p!osp!orus..C -"out /3# of t!e Moringa oil is oleic acid. *!oline is critical for normal mem"rane structure and cellular function.3 $or4 synergistically. fats and car"o!ydrates. 3t supports t!e function of t!e digestive system and promotes !ealt!y s4in and nerves. neurological disease. Moringa seeds contain "et$een 30-49# oil.ananas are an excellent source of potassium "ut ounce per ounce. M !ER#L$: *alcium. $!ile in most "eneficial plant oils. >otassium. and 4 times t!e amount of calcium found in mil4.C 5tudies !ave s!o$n t!at it supports liver function and detoxification of t!e "ody. <iet recommendations call for a"out 400-. 3t is also vital for t!e developing fetus and infant. oleic acid only contri"utes up to 40#.3 per 100 grams %a"out 3 ounces&. Oleifera is t!e Aatin term for Boil containing. and !ave "een found to reduce t!e gro$t! of prostate and colon cancer cells. . and certain types of cancer. . *!lorop!yll is often referred to as t!e D"lood of plants. 3ron. 3ron is essential for "inding oxygen to t!e "lood cells. 3ron is necessary for many functions in t!e "ody including formation of !emoglo"in. . 3t is used to produce t!e important neurotransmitter acetylc!oline. Moringa leaves and pods contain a"out 493 mg of *!oline per 100 g %3 o2&. art!erosclerosis. regulation of "ody temperature and muscle activity. 2inc.eta-sitosterol is a specific plant sterol $!ic! !as "een s!o$n to reduce "lood c!olesterol levels and also improve ot!er "lood lipid levels.3 %:iacin&. *!oline. >lant sterols li4e "eta-sitosterol are also proven to "e very "eneficial in preventing and treating prostate enlargement due to aging. "rain development and function. Ounce per ounce.# oleic acid. OTHER !)TR E!T$ %O)!( ! MOR !*#: 'HLOROPH&LL: Moringa is one of t!e fe$ foods t!at contain c!lorop!yll toget!er $it! so many ot!er nutrients. 3t is used "y t!e 4idneys to maintain $ater "alance and "y t!e liver for synt!esis of various compounds. )itamins . and it !elps to regulate "lood glucose levels. Moringa leaves contain over t!ree times t!e amount of iron found in roast "eef.
$!ile t!e recommended daily amount for t!e "est protective antioxidant activity is . and !as "een s!o$n to protect t!e s4in and increase t!e activity of 4no$n anti-oxidant en2ymes t!at naturally fig!t aging.00009 mcg=g material to . 4aempferol. s there is much genetic di!ersity among "oringa #leifera. 7 1# caffeoyl'uinic acids. !elps to !eal ulcers and can alleviate cramps. to in!i"it cancer cell gro$t! and induce t!eir differentiation "ac4 into normal cells.09 mcg=g. (!e 2eatin concentration in Moringa leaves gat!ered from various parts of t!e $orld $as found to "e very !ig!. Temperatures %elow . coming very close to t!e content t!at ma4es artic!o4es famous. Moringa contains many ot!er antioxidants including alp!a carotene. xant!ins. !elps normali2e "lood sugar. $e ha!e also o%ser!ed seeds germinating faster in warm weather than cool. reaching '()* inches in a couple months. *omplex mixtures of naturally occurring antioxidants from plants are t!e most effective and "eneficial protectors against oxidation and aging. +utting off the tops of the trees to a height of . 5cientists !ave found 2eatin in very lo$ concentrations in plants. plants a hope. :O(+. 'uercetin.E#T !: . Autein promotes !ealt!y eyes "y reducing t!e ris4 of macular degeneration. young lea!es and e!en older leaflets and flowers for food.* degrees /ahrenheit will cause it to die %ack to ground le!el or e!en kill the plant altogether if the roots are allowed to free0e. 3t !as also "een s!o$n to protect animals against neuronal toxicity induced "y age specific factors. suc! as 2eatin and t!e related di!yro2eatin. "oringa prefers well drained soils and has high drought resistant %ut is not cold tolerant. 7 90 mg for an adult. "et$een . Pick the slender young pods 3referred to as drumsticks4 for . and diuretic.” Lucy Larcou – “Plant a Tree” Fro$ing and Garvesting Moringa Cultivation of Moringa Seeds – Plant seeds one inch deep. mcg and 900 mcg=g material. c!olesterol-reducing. '#%%EO&L-) ! ' #' ($: Moringa leaves contain 0. $it! 2eatin concentrations varying "et$een . Eeatin !as potent antioxidant properties. 3n cultured !uman cells. *yto4inins function as plant !ormones. 100 g of leaves contain more t!an /0 mg. . or t!ousands of times more concentrated t!an most plants studied so far. !epatoprotective %effective against !epatitis and ot!er liver diseases&. *affeoyl'uinic acids are antioxidants considered to "e c!oleretic %"ile increasing $!ic! !elps to digest dietary fats&. keep the soil moist after planting.. cyto4inins !ave proven to delay "ioc!emical modifications associated $it! aging. L)TE !: Moringa !as extraordinary amounts of lutein. supports t!e pancreas. $!ic! are naturally occurring gro$t! promoters and factors t!at delay t!e process of aging in many plants.(-. and rutin. "oringa trees are prolific and can grow up to )* (12 feet in a year. feet encourages %ranching and %ushing at lower stem positions. Harvesting Moringa trees – Har!est !ery young whole plants.anti-inflammatory properties. and in t!e la"oratory setting. &eedlings grow rapidly. sprouting can occur within a week or as long as two or three weeks. “He who plants a tree.ioc!emical analysis !as revealed t!at t!e Moringa leaves and leaf po$der contain unusually !ig! amounts of plant !ormones named cyto4inins.
1iabetes. or %oil the older pods and then the seeds and the white. (s a nutritional supplement. 5epeatedly prune the older flowering %ranches to stimulate production of new %ranch shoots. %nfections. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • (sthma. %ncreasing sex dri e. Headache. #O-TH • . • (rthritis. 2tomach pain (gastritis).eating whole like asparagus. T()*+ $. 2timulating immunity. (334%*1 TO TH* 2)%+ . )idney stones. 1iarrhea. 0onstipation. *pilepsy. fleshy interior can %e scooped out and consumed.Tired blood/ (anemia). 2"elling (inflammation). Other conditions. %ncreasing breast milk production. 2tomach and intestinal ulcers. 0ancer. Heart problems. $irth control. Thyroid disorders. High blood pressure.
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