Health Benefits of Drumstick Plant (Moringa oleifera Lam.)

Moringa oleifera commonly grown in tropical and subtropical regions, it is widely cultivated in kitchen gardens as well as for commercial purposes also.

The young pods and leaves used as vegetables and apart from this M. oleifera well known for traditional herbal medicine due to its wide variety of health benefits like.

Diabetes Mellitus (Madhumeha): Moringa pod powdered extract may helpful against diabetes, according to a literature survey several researchers demonstrated that (Journal of Diabetes in 2012) the severity of the disease was significantly reduced after treatment with moringa pod extracts.

Antioxidants: Scientific several diseases such as coronary heart disease. Oxidative damage to cells can cause (RO study demonstrated that Moringa leaves contain higher antioxidants called flavonoids, polyphenols, and ascorbic acid. They eliminate damaged molecules by directly scavenging or neutralizing free radicals or other reactive oxygen species Alzheimer’s damage from both endogenous and exogenous sources.radical-induced disease, cancer and aging oxidative injury involves free

Brain activity stimulator: Moringa contain.etc content of Vitamin E and C which help in neuron degeneration. Apart from that it also normalizes various neurotransmitters in the brain which play an important role in Memory, Mental health high

Liver Protection: Moringa flowers and leaves contains .high of polyphenols that protect the liver from oxidation, toxicity, and damage. Moringa oil is useful in maintaining the normal liver enzyme level amount

Other Home-based applications of Moringa Oleifera Leaves

  • Application of Moringa powder of juice to insect bites or wounds for antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.

  • Apply a moist thin layer of fresh Moringa leaves to minimize bleeding from small cuts.

  • Moringa leaf tea or dried Moringa leaves effectively treats diarrhoea and gastric ulcers.

  • Deficiency of Iron in your body can be restored by eating fresh Moringa leaves.

  • Moringa seeds and Moringa seed powder can be used for common dermatological problems.

Safety Concerns:

  • However, there’s some concern that consuming Moringa may trigger such allergic side effects
    Additionally, the root and its extract should be avoided, as there’s evidence that the root of the Moringa plant may contain toxic substances.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding you shouldn’t take Moringa extract.

  • Before you take any kind of dietary supplement, it’s important to brush up on supplement safety or consult to Ayurveda practitioner.

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