What Is Moringa?

Moringa has been called “one of the most valuable plants” and a “supermarket on a trunk” by the National Research Council, “mighty” by National Geographic, and deserving of a “place in the home pharmacy” by Chris Kilham, the “Medicine Hunter.” A vast number of uses has been attributed to the Moringa plant, including its use as a food, medicine, animal feed, industrial uses, edible oil, biofuel, and water purifier, leading many to call it a “miracle tree.”

Moringa is one of the world’s most nutritious plants, containing a wide variety of macro and micronutrients. Moringa leaves contain more protein than whole milk, more iron than spinach, more vitamin C than oranges and more calcium than whole milk. It also contains amazing phytonutrients, including powerful antioxidant compounds that have caught the interest of prestigious research institutes.

Moringa Leaves
Medicinal Uses and Benefits

  • Moringa consists of an extremely high plant-based protein content, and considered an “ideal” protein per WHO standards, containing all essential amino acids
  • Moringa contains one of the highest macro- and micro-nutrient content of any plant known
  • The vitamins and minerals in Moringa, such as Iron and Vitamin A, have been demonstrated to be more bioavailable than your standard vitamin supplements
  • Moringa possesses strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties
  • Science has demonstrated Moringa’s liver and kidney protective properties
  • Moringa possesses glucose- and cholesterol-normalizing effects

Compare Moringa gram for gram to the following:

Fresh Moringa Leaves vs. Dried Moringa Leaves


Spinach

Dried Moringa vs. Spinach

Moringa has 10 Times the Iron of Spinach!


Carrots

Dried Moringa vs. Carrots

Moringa has 3.7 times more vitamin A than carrots!


Milk

Dried Moringa vs. Milk

Moringa has 10 Times the Calcium of Milk!


Oranges

Dried Moringa vs. Oranges

Moringa has 3 times more Vitamin C than oranges!


Bananas

Dried Moringa vs. Bananas

Moringa has 4 Times the Potassium of Bananas!

Yogurt

Dried Moringa vs. Yogurt

Moringa has nearly 8 Times the Protein of Whole Milk based Yogurt!