6 Health Benefits of Moringa Powder you should know!

Moringa oleifera is a plant native to northern India that has been praised for its health benefits for thousands of years. It's traditionally been used as a remedy for such conditions like joint pain, long lasting inflammation, diabetes and heart health. 

Below are the 6 health benefits of moringa leaves you should know 

It is rich in Vitamins and Minerals: Moringa leaves are rich in vitamins A, C, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B6 and Folate. One teaspoon of moringa powder contains around 0.5 milligrams of iron that makes it the highest in nutritional value as compared to all other plants. They are also rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, and zinc- much needed essentials for the body. 

Fights Inflammation: Inflammation is how a body naturally responds to pain and injury. It is the root cause of many diseases like cancer and arthritis.  Due to the presence of isothiocyanates, moringa  leaves are anti-inflammatory in nature. Long-term inflammation leads to chronic health issues and  eating moringa leaves helps to combat it. 

Improves Bone health: Moringa leaves are rich sources of calcium and phosphorus, both sources being important for good bone health.Due to its anti-inflammatory nature, they help combat arthritis and  heal damaged bones.  It also helps to fight osteoporosis and improve strength of your bones and teeth.  

Good for Skin and Hair: Due to the abundant antioxidants and nutrients present in moringa leaves, they improve the health of skin and hair. They add radiance to the skin and shine to the hair. The antioxidants and therapeutic properties of moringa leaves help in reducing the fine line and wrinkles on the skin. Did you know the  paste of moringa leaves when applied to the scalp and the hair reduces 

Protects the Liver: Moringa leaves reduce the negative effects of antitubercular drugs and are highly beneficial for people who suffer from  tuberculosis. The leaves help to repair the damaged cells. Moringa leaves have a high concentration of polyphenols that protects the liver from oxidative damage and increases the protein levels in the liver.

Lower Blood Sugar Levels:. Moringa leaves help to stabilize the blood sugar levels in a diabteic patient and are a perfect resource due to the presence of isothiocyanates.

You can also add Vitros organic and natural moringa powder made from all organic herbs to your daily diet.  Consume ½ tsp of moringa powder with 3g water twice daily for 6 months.  You can add jaggery or honey to improve taste.