MORINGA OLEIFERA

Moringa Oleifera, commonly known as "Moringa" is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. Moringa Oleifera is most cultivated tree in India. Moringa Oleifera is a nutritious vegetable tree with a variety of potential uses. Moringa is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree; it is considered one of the world's most useful trees. Every part of the Moringa Oleifera tree, from the roots to the leaves has beneficial properties that can serve humanity. Moringa Oleifera tree can be used for food or has some other beneficial property. In many countries, Moringa Oleifera is used as a micronutrient powder to treat diseases.

Leaves can be eaten fresh, cooked, or stored as dried powder for many months without refrigeration, and reportedly without loss of nutritional value. Moringa Oleifera is especially promising as a food source in the tropics because the tree is in full leaf at the end of the dry season when other foods are typically scarce.

NUTRITION BENEFITS

Moringa Oleifera provides

  • 9 times the Iron in Spinach
  • 14 times the Calcium in milk
  • 2 times the Vitamin A in carrot
  • 2 times the Protein in yogurt
  • 4 times the Potassium in bananas
  • 4 times the Fiber in oats