The Miracle Tree – from rapid growth to impressive nutrition with exciting multi-dimensional uses and byproducts. Moringa has more nutrition in the leaf than any other plant yet known.
Detoxification – Moringa is used to reduce inflammation and in this process takes out toxins.
Antibotic – Moringa is used as a topical and internal treatment for minor infections. Its antibiotic property is identified as Pterygospermin, a bacterial and fungicidal compound. Its chemical description is glucosinolate 4 alpha-L-rhamnosyloxy benzyl isothiocyanate.
Skin Treatment – Moringa leaf and seed oil has great healing benefits for the skin. They can be used to treat cuts, scrapes, sores, and rashes as well as cracking and other signs of aging. The Seed Oil is cell-regenerative, working to heal scars and wrinkles. It has also been used for eczema and shingles.
Anti-inflammatory – Moringa liniment is also found to be effective in trauma initiated chronic swelling.
Diabetes – An extract from the Moringa leaf has been shown to be effective in lowering blood sugar levels within 3 hours of ingestion. Though less effectively than the standard hypoglycemic drug, glibenclamide. The effects increased with larger doses.
Adaptogen– Moringa works to bring the body to a balanced state of health – capable of toning down or strengthening the activity of the bodies hyper functioning systems, depending on your body’s needs.
Rejuvenating – restorative energy tonic, increasing the bodies’ resistance to stress, trauma, anxiety, and fatigue.
- have a stabilizing effect on blood pressure and is used to treat anxiety. It is believed to control glucose levels in cases of diabetes
- mixed with honey and followed by a drink of coconut milk 2 or 3 times a day, leaves are used as a remedy for diarrhea, dysentery and colitis
- used as a diuretic
- eating leaves is recommended in cases of gonorrhea because of the diuretic action
- a poultice is made from leaves and applied to reduce glandular swelling
- used as a skin antiseptic
- used to treat fevers, bronchitis, eye and ear infections, scurvy, and catarrh (inflammation of the mucus membrane)
- anthelmintic (used to kill intestinal worms)
- used as a purgative
- used to increase woman’s milk production
- used to treat anemia
It is best known as an excellent source of nutrition and natural energy booster. This energy boost is not based on sugar, or caffeine so it is sustained.
Source: Moringa Nature’s Medicine Chest – Sanford Holst
For more medicinal studies go to www.pubmed.org