Moringa Oleifera belongs to the family Moringaceae which has about thirteen species. Moringa Oleifera is a drought-resistant tree that grows in Asian and some African countries . InAfrica, it is known by several names such as Chammwamba , Mlonge , Mulinga, and Moringa .In other parts of the world , its also known as Horse Radish tree, Drumstick tree , the Tree of Life , Miracle Tree, Ben Oil Tree , Zogale and Sahijan. Its one of the most sort after superfood worldwide. In Africa , its cultivation and consumption is now being promoted by a pan-african not-for-profit organisation called AMH NGO. AMH stands for Africa Moringa Hub. The promotion is being implemented under the slogan ‘’ Eat and plant Moringa !’’
Due to Moringa Oleifera’s growing popularity for its nutritional and health benefits , critics , including conventional medical practioners and scientists have demanded upfront eveidence to substantiate the claims.
Scientists have now brought forward plausible evidence to support the amazing benefits of the God given Moringa tree. The evidence below reveals that moringa might be beneficial in the following :
Moringa Oleifera leaft extract have shown to reduce duration of epileptic seizures.
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Taking 2 to 3 moringa nuts per day for not more than 2 weeks have shown to relieve pain and inflammatory process. The study reveals that the moringa seeds might be beneficial to those with Gout , Rheumatism and any sort of arthritis.
Moringa contains iron which is one of the most important building blocks of Haemoglobin (blood cells). Furthermore , moringa oleifera contains Vitamin C. Vitamin C helps in absorption of Iron from the gut hence make it available for blood cell production.
Preliminary human evidence reveals an improvement in breathing and lung function associated with ingestion of 2 to 3 Moringa nuts per day. The results suggest that taking Moringa nuts will improve quality of life in those with Asthma and Bronchitis .
Cancer leads to abnormal multiplication of cells leading to a huge mass or would. Moringa Oleifera extract has shown to reduce the multiplication of the cancerous cells in cervical , skin and Colon cancer . In cancer prevention , Moringa Oleifera has shown to neutralize cancer causing agents ( Free radicles).
This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional. This information should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem. La Vieherb advises that you consult your health professional if you suspect you have a health problem.