Moringa oleifera is a plant that has been used for medicinal purposes in the native India and some parts of Africa for hundreds of years. Scientific research has supported the health benefits of Moringa Oleifera especially in protecting against food and water contamination and various arsenic toxicity.
The primary advantage of Moringa oleifera is the high nutrient value of the leaves. The leaves are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals. These include Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin (B2), Magnesium and high daily value of Vitamin A.
The whole of the Moringa oleifera plant contains essential compounds with anti-inflammatory properties. This makes this wonder plant an awesome fighting agent against body inflammation due to injury or infection.
Scientists believe that isothiocyanates, compounds found in Moringa oleifera plant is responsible for lowering blood sugar levels in humans. A study of six diabetics found that their blood sugar levels were reduced by more than 20% after 50 grams of Moringa leaves were added to their meal.
Moringa oleifera contains antioxidants that fight against free radicals in the body. These elements cause oxidative stress associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Natural antioxidants Quercetin and Chlorogenic acid help lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels respectively.
Other benefits of Moringa oleifera
Moringa oleifera is known to protect and nourish skin and hair. Its seed oil protects the hair against external damaging elements and keeps it clean and healthy. Moringa also contains protein which protects skin cells from damage. It has been used for ages by native Indians for curing skin infections and sores.
Moringa leaves has been used to treat edema. Edema is a painful accumulation of fluid in specific tissues in the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of moringa may effectively prevent edema from developing. Moringa oleifera appears to protect the liver against damage caused by anti-tubercular drugs and can quicken its repair process.
Moringa extracts contain properties such as Niazimicin, a compound that suppresses the development of cancer cells. Scientists have suggested that this plant is capable of preventing and treating cancer.
Moringa extracts may help treat some abdominal disorders, such as constipation, gastritis, and ulcerative colitis. Because of the antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial attributes of Moringa oleifera, the plant may inhibit the growth of pathogens and fight infections caused by Salmonella and E. coli
Moringa is believed to have antidepressant properties that may helpful in treating depression, anxiety, and fatigue. Moringa may also help reduce the effects asthma attacks by protecting against bronchial constrictions. It also assists with better lung function and overall breathing.
Moringa oleifera from Top Health Vitamins helps elevate your mood, support your joints and aids a good night sleep.
Moringa oleifera (Leaf) 800mg
Inactive ingredients: Cellulose (Vegetable Capsule)
As a dietary supplement, take two (2) veggie capsules of Moringa oleifera once a day. For best results take 20 – 30 mins before a meal with an 8oz. glass of water or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Do not exceed recommended dose of Moringa oleifera. Pregnant or nursing mothers, children under the age of 18, and individuals with a known medical condition should consult a physician before using this or any dietary supplement.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. DO NOT USE IF SAFETY SEAL IS DAMAGED OR MISSING. STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE.