1. Its nutrients content is amazing
Moringa leaves are rich source of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. It contains vitamin A, C, and E. Also included in its nutrient content are calcium, potassium, and protein.
2. It fights free radicals
With antioxidants like flavonoids, polyphenols, and ascorbic acid in the leaves, flowers, and stems, moringa help prevents the damage and degradation that free radicals cause in the cells of different organs in the body.
In addition, it keeps the organs healthy and functioning at their best.
Note: Antioxidants fight free radicals, cell damage, and inflammation.
3. It reduces inflammation
One dreadful thing about inflammation is that it can lead to chronic diseases like diabetes, respiratory problems, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and obesity.
Moringa reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes and proteins in the body, and moringa leaf concentrate can significantly lower inflammation in the cells.
4. It fights infection
Moringa leaves, when mixed with honey, followed by a drink of coconut milk for two or three times a day, is used as a remedy for diarrhea, dysentery, and colitis.
Additionally, moringa leaf juice combined with carrot juice is used as a diuretic. Owing to its diuretic action, eating moringa leaves is highly recommended in cases of gonorrhea.
5. It is used for treating fever and other infection
Moringa Leaves are used to treat fevers, bronchitis, eye and ear infections, scurvy, and catarrh (inflammation of the mucous membrane).
6. It protects the liver
The liver is responsible for blood detoxification, bile production, fructose metabolism, fat metabolism, and nutrient processing.
However, it can only fulfil these functions with the aid of liver enzymes, so it's vital they stay at normal levels.
Owing to its high concentrations of polyphenols in its leaves and flowers, moringa protect the liver against oxidation, toxicity, and damage.
It also helps in the reduction of liver damage and fibrosis; as well as reversing oxidation in the liver.
Additionally, moringa oil help restores liver enzymes to normal levels, reducing oxidative stress, and increasing protein content in the liver.
7. It is a wound healing agent
Moringa leaves, roots and seeds have blood-clotting properties; and they help promote wound healing and can reduce clotting time, which means it reduces the time it takes for scratches, cuts, or wounds to stop bleeding.