1. It’s packed with vitamins and minerals.
one cup of chopped leaves is considered a good source of iron, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and riboflavin and has notable amounts of potassium, vitamin A, vitamin E, and magnesium. In fact, the leaves are more concentrated in vitamin C than oranges. That means moringa can contribute to everything from better vision and immunity to bone health and skin radiance.
2. It’s a source of plant-based protein.
Powders made from its crushed leaves are packed with protein—3 grams of protein per tablespoon, in fact—and have a leg up on legumes because they contain all the essential amino acids, necessary for muscle repair, energy production, and mood regulation.
3. It can help your sex life.
spiking cortisol and decreasing dopamine to lower libido. In one study, moringa extract worked to enhance sexual performance in stressed rats by suppressing cortisol and increasing testosterone.
4. It may help balance hormones.
Menopause can throw women’s hormones out of whack—and make them feel off, but moringa may help. but they also had better fasting blood glucose and increased hemoglobin levels, which could mean more balanced hormones. Moringa has also been linked to improved thyroid health, which controls hormones related to energy, sleep, and digestion.
5. It could protect the liver.
Think of your liver as the body’s detoxifier. It filters the blood, detoxifies chemicals, and metabolizes fat—and moringa may help it work better. First off, moringa contains high concentrations of polyphenols to reverse oxidation in the liver, and preliminary research has shown moringa consumption to reduce liver fibrosis and protect against liver damage.
6. It can help fight free radicals.
They damage your cells by robbing them of an electron, causing oxidative stress, cell damage, and premature aging. The antidote: antioxidants, like the flavonoids, polyphenols, and ascorbic acid found in moringa. A diet rich in antioxidants has been shown to prevent premature wrinkles and possibly make you live longer.
7. It may reduce inflammation.
Moringa has been shown to significantly lower inflammation in cells. As well as containing inflammation-lowering polyphenols and isothiocyanates, moringa reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes and proteins in the body. Take that, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.
8. It helps balance blood sugar.
The leaf powder has been effective at reducing lipid and glucose levels and regulating oxidative stress in lab studies. One clinical study also showed therapeutic antioxidant properties as well as lower fasting glucose levels in postmenopausal women who took a supplement with moringa, and amaranth, leaves for three months.
9. It may improve digestion.
Moringa is a natural antibiotic and antibacterial and may help inhibit the growth of various pathogens that can cause digestive upset.Moringa’s anti-inflammatory properties have been shown to help with digestive disorders.
### uses of moringa powder :
Using moringa couldn’t be easier – just mix 1-2 teaspoons (or half a teaspoon if you’re just starting out) into any dish or drink that could benefit from a sprinkling of spinachy greens. The easiest way to think of it as superfood seasoning – so just use it as you would any other green herb or seasoning.
Here are 5 of our favourite ways to #dothemoringa:
SPRINKLE… onto salads, eggs, roasted veg, pasta & risotto
BAKE… into savoury bread, brownies, muffins & cookies
STIR… into soups, dips, sauces, casseroles & stews
SHAKE… into apple juice, coconut water & salad dressings
BLEND… into sauces, green juices, smoothies & ice creams