Over the past couple of years, Moringa Oleifera has gone from obscurity into the limelight of commonly talked about nutritional supplements. Moringa is a tree that grows mostly in India. Because of the poverty that exists in countries such as India, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela, doctors in these countries have been forced to find local remedies to treat a variety of ailments. A favorite remedy for dozens of afflictions are the powdered leaves of the Moringa tree. The nutritional profile of this powder is so impressive, it’s clear to see why so many conditions respond so favorably to this nutritious powder. A few of the conditions Moringa Leaf Powder is successfully used for are: wounds, skin infections, anemia, colitis, diarrhea, jaundice, stomach ulcers, urinary disorders, headaches, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, abnormal blood pressure, joint pains, psoriasis, respiratory disorders, tuberculosis, and sore throat.
There are a couple other essential points that I would like to focus your attention upon. First of all, there are very few plants that contain all of the essential amino acids in significant quantities; Moringa is one of those rare plants; being 29% protein.
Another thing I have noticed through the years regarding the subject of nutrition: some of the key nutrients that most people are lacking are hiding in green leafy vegetables. No wonder as kids we could never find those nutrients. Who would ever have thought of looking in green leafy vegetables? That was considered to be just rabbit food. Well, Moringa Leaf Powder contains greater concentrations of the vital nutrients that certain popular foods are touted as being the best sources for, such as: ounce for ounce, Moringa has about 10 times the amount of Vitamin A as carrots. It has about 17 times more Calcium than milk; which is also much easier to assimilate. Moringa has about 15 times more Potassium than bananas, about 25 times more Iron than spinach, and many other valuable nutrients. In fact, Moringa is so loaded with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, it could easily be considered an ideal, concentrated nutritional supplement rather than a food. Yet, since the nutritional profile of this plant shows it to contain: 29.4% protein, 38% carbohydrate, 11% minerals, 19.2% Fiber, and 2.3% fat: Moringa is a very balanced whole food item: one of those super foods that the more you consume, the better off you are.