Moringa Oleifera , also known as the tree of life is of the most powerful superfoods in the world. Moringa is found predominantly across West Africa and India. I incorporate moringa into my lifestyle in 2 ways:
- Internally by adding moringa to my smoothies and teas.
- Externally through Moringa infused oil and hair masks.
Benefits of Moringa when consumed:
Anti-inflammatory and can be used to treat chronic head aches
Detoxifying and protects the liver
Reduces fatigue and stress
Balances hormones and slows the effects of ageing: see information on studies done.
Boosts the immunity system
Moringa is a great plant-based source of Omega 3 fatty acids and protein.
Promotes vibrant and glowing skin from within due to high levels of Vitamin A, C, E and Zinc
High source of Amino acids, Fibre and vitamin K, Calcium, Potassium and Iron
Enhanced healing properties
Can help reduce some diabetes symptoms by reducing lipid and glucose levels and reducing oxidative stress levels
Supports brain health because of its antioxidant and neuro-enhancer activities and has been tested as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease
Lowers cholesterol levels and can reduce high blood pressure
Benefits of Moringa oil: for skin and hair
High nutrition content in moringa oil (especially omega3, vitamin e and zinc) helps promote hair growth
Iron in moringa helps carry oxygen to the scalp
Protects hair from environmental damage including UV rays
Detoxifying effects helps neutralise the effects of harmful pollutants on our skin
Prevents wrinkles and slowdowns ageing.
High protein content helps protect dermal cells from damage caused by heavy metals such as mercury and cadmium.
Antiseptic and Anti-fungal properties encourages and promotes a healthy scalp
Anti-inflammatory properties helps in fight acne
Moringa May challenge: for the next 30 days I am going to finish my supply of moringa powder from Aduna. I purchased this supply 2 years ago and the best before date is this June so time is of the essence, but I am excited!