Moringa leaves are one of the unique gifts given by nature. You may wonder, but it is packed with a lot of nutrients and various health benefits. Moringa leaves nutritions includes proteins, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids.
Moringa leaves are quite popular in Sri Lanka and as well as in other Asian countries and Eastern countries. Not just the leaves, other parts of the tree, such as fruits, seeds, roots, and flowers, have been widely used across the world as food, medicine, and supplements. It has been a popular ingredient used to make certain types of ayurvedic medicine to cure diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, anemia, skin diseases, and many more diseases.
While heart diseases are spreading across the world due to various modern habits and routines that people follow, Moringa Leaves can be one of the most heart healthy natural ingredient that you may find in Sri Lanka.
There is a big relationship between bad cholesterol (LDL) and heart diseases. According to many studies carried away, moringa leaves can be highly effective and help increase the good cholesterol (HDL) while reducing the bad cholesterol (LDL).
Moringa leaves also have the ability to reduce the triglycerides and also regulate the blood pressure.
Moringa leaves have the ability to reduce oxidative stress. Including moringa in the daily diet will help you to reduce the blood sugar spike after a meal and also to regularize the fasting blood sugar level. This can help prevent type 1 and type 2 diabetes while improving the overall health of the immune system, hair, and skin.
Without an age or gender choice, keeping our immune system healthy will keep ourselves away from all the viruses, bacterias, diseases, and sicknesses. Moringa has the ability to keep our immune system healthy and help find all the affective illnesses while speeding up the recovery duration of wounds because it is enriched with iron and vitamin A. Most people say that this can be one of the most powerful immune boosters that nature has ever gifted.
Moringa leaves are enriched with vitamins such as A, C, and E that are essential to our skin and hair health. These vitamins can improve collagen production and bring you youthful skin while reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and rich hair.
You can also make a facemask with Moringa. Check out the video below to learn how to make a facemask from Moringa Powder at home.
We expose ourselves with pollutants, fast food varieties that can be harmful, sun rays, and other harmful toxins on a daily basis. Our body is also in a constant battle with free radicals. These moments could damage our cells and create oxidative stress, premature aging, damaged DNA and perhaps cancers. Researchers have confirmed that Moringa leaves and the extraction of it can help our body to fight off free radicals and reduce the development of cancer cells. It will be highly beneficial for anyone to include Morniga leaves into their diets to get these benefits.
While Moringa leaves are enriched with Vitamin C and E, it can reduce oxidative stress and support the detoxification process and improve brain health. It also has the ability to enhance the happy hormones in the brain that are known as dopamine and serotonin while reducing stress and improving overall happiness.
Moringa leaves are packed with fiber, and it can support the digestive system and protect you from digestive disorders. It can be beneficial, especially to those who have gastritis, bloating, constipation, and other digestive related problems. The antibiotic properties in Moringa leaves will also fight against these disorders and improve the bowel movement.
As you already know, Moringa leaves have the ability to improve brain health. The high concentration of vitamins can also keep the overall nervous system healthy. This has been in ayurvedic medicine for migration and regular headaches. Adding Moringa leaves into the diet can help get rid of daily stress and nervous system based problems.
The liver is where the blood is detoxified. Moringa leaves have the ability to stabilize the liver enzymes and support the detoxification process. This also can benefit for those who consume a larger number of medicines that can be harmful to the liver. As Moringa leaves have a higher concentration of polyphenols, it can help the liver to recover damaged liver cells faster while reducing the oxidative damage.
Moringa leaves have been considered as one of the best galactagogues in Asia. As it’s filled with nutritions, it has the ability to improve the production of breastmilk while making it filled with nutrients. This benefits the child’s health and the studies have proven that it increases the weight of the child. Moringa leaves have been recommended for new mothers worldwide.
We can easily find Moringa from the store or perhaps you might have a Moringa tree in your garden. For those who are unable to find fresh Moringa leaves, they can purchase a supplement that contains Moringa powder. However, it’s best to consume Moringa in its original form in order to receive the most nutritious fiber in it. You can also add it to the ‘Kola Kanda’.
Moringa dosage depends on person to person. Having about 150-200mg/kg of Moringa leaves is the ideal amount that you should consume per day.
While about 7-50 grams of Moringa leaves is ideal per person to consume on a daily basis, overdosage also can bring negative results to your health. As it is a regular plant and the absorption of it depends on person to person, there is no specific information about different aspects of the side effects Moringa leaves.
However, it is best to seek professional advice before adding Moringa leaves into your diet on a regular basis as it can result in lower blood pressure and heart rate.
Moringa plant has been widely used in Asian countries to make curries, food recipes, morning organic smoothies, and in ayurvedic medicine. Recent studies show the great benefits that we can receive by consuming Moringa plants, and professionals recommend everyone to add it to their diet plans.
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