Moringa: Anti Diabetic Property and Prevention of Chonic Diseases
If you want to be healthy and not have problems with your own body, be energetic and live longer – this is the plant for you. Moringa is a magical plant in South Asia. It has been used in traditional everyday life and in medicine for centuries. Moringa contains a large amount of antioxidants, and drumsticks are also made from this plant.
Moringa is very beneficial for human health, although all the beneficial properties of this plant should still be studied. Here are 7 reasons why you should think about eating fruits and leaves of moringa:
Moringa drumstick leaves contain many minerals and vitamins. 240 milliliters of this plant gives a person 157% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C.
240 milliliters also contain:
- Vitamin B6 – 19% Daily Value
- Vitamin A-9%
- Protein-2 g
- Vitamin C-12%
- Vitamin B2 Riboflavin – 11%
- Iron – 11%
- Magnesium – 8%
Dry leaves can be used as food additives, but it is better to use this plant in its natural form.
Other useful properties of Moringa oleifera leaf
Promotes strong bone formation
Eating moringa strengthens bone density. Moringa contains calcium and iron, which prevent bone loss.
Moringa is an antioxidant and fights free radicals. This plant stops the formation of cancer. It also contains vitamin C and beta carotene, chlorogenic acid, and quercetin.
Helps to get rid of headache
The juice of this plant helps against headaches.
Treats eye diseases
Moringa helps against conjunctivitis and relieves swelling of the eyes.
Lowers blood sugar
Moringa helps against diabetes. Studies have shown that the use of Moringa leads to a decrease in sugar: the plant has been tested on animals, now studies are being conducted of its actions for the human body. A study of 30 women found that when they were given 7 grams of powder from moringa leaves for 3 months, their blood sugar dropped by 13.5%. Anti-diabetic property of Moringa tablets is highly appreciated.
Moringa pods and leaves help cleanse the blood. If you make soap from moringa, it will help against acne and other skin problems. Moringa juice can be applied to problem areas of the skin and it will act as an antibiotic.
Slows down aging
Moringa oleifera leaves contain vitamin A, which slows down aging, improves vision and strengthens the human immune system.