Three powerful benefits of the elite superfood: Moringa oleifera

Loaded with 90+ nutrients, Moringa oleifera (also known as the horseradish tree, drumstick tree, or miracle tree) is the most nutrient dense botanical ever discovered. Native to the lowland dry tropical forests south of the Himalayan region in Arabia and India, this remarkable tree has received a considerable amount of praise and extensively researched for its extensive health benefits. Moringa contains so many nutrients that it is used to address malnutrition in underprivileged areas of the world. (1,2,3) Multiple parts of the tree (leaves, pods, seed) are used for both food and medicinal purposes.

Blood sugar balance. Moringa contains beneficial phytocompounds that have been shown to increase insulin secretion and reduce fasting blood sugar in clinical studies. (4,5)

Reduce inflammation. Preclinical research–combined with clinical experience–demonstrates that moringa reduces inflammation.(6)

Help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Preliminary clinical research demonstrates that moringa positively modifies cholesterol levels. (7,8)

Daily consumption of this miracle tree provides cumulative benefits that improve human health. Millions of people can testify that moringa improves their overall well-being and the list of devotees is growing every day.

Discover the impressive nutritional profile of moringa in the PDF below.

Nutrients in Moringa

[1] Kasolo JN, Bimenya GS, Ojok L, et al. Phytochemicals and uses of Moringa oleifera leaves in Ugandan rural communities. J Med Plants Res. 2010;4:753-57

[2] Mahmood KT, Mugal T, Haq IU. Moringa oleifera: a natural gift-A review. Pharm Sci Res. 2010;2(11):775-81

[3] Zongo U, Zoungrana SL, Savadogo A, et al. Nutritional and Clinical Rehabilitation of Severely Malnourished Children with Moringa oleifera Lam. Leaf Powder in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). Food Nutr Sci. 2013;4:991-7.

[4] Kushwaha S, Chawla P, Kochar A. Effect of supplementation of drumstick (Moringa oleifera) and amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor) leaves powder on antioxidant profile and oxidative status among postmenopausal women. J Food Sci Tech. 2014 Nov;51(11):3364-9.

[5] Anthanont P, Lumlerdkij N, Akarasereenont P, et al. Moringa Oleifera Leaf Increases Insulin Secretion after Single Dose Administration: A Preliminary Study in Healthy Subjects. J Med Assoc Thai. 2016 Mar;99(3):308-13.

[6] Sulaiman MR, Zakaria ZA, Bujarimin AS, et al. Evaluation of Moringa oleifera Aqueous Extract for Antinociceptive and Anti-Inflammatory Activities in Animal Models. Pharm Biol. 2008;46(12):838-45.

[7] Kumari DJ. Hypoglycaemic effect of Moringa oleifera and Azadirachta indica in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The bioscan. 2010;5(2):211-4.

[8] Nambiar VS, Guin P, Parnami S, et al. Impact of antioxidants from drumstick leaves on the lipid profile of hyperlipidemics. J Herb Med Toxicol. 2010;4:165–172.

10 replies
  1. Angela
    Angela says:

    Is there b12 in this plant? I see it written in one area and not the next. I thought B12 can only be made from bacteria. I was not aware that it can be found in a Plant.

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  2. Nancy Rowell
    Nancy Rowell says:

    Would love to join but I need to know how much this stuff will cost and how long would it take to start seeing the weight come off …Thank you

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