The Most Powerful Leaf In The World
The leaves of the Moringa oleifera tree have no parallel in the plant kingdom. The Moringa tree is the most nutritious in the world, with most of its benefits stored in the small green leaves of this unassuming plant.
Known as the Tree of Life, it contains more than 90 nutrients including 40 powerful antioxidants. In fact, practically every part of the plant contains important minerals and are a good source of protein, vitamins, beta-carotene, amino acids, and various phenolics.
Moringa leaves are small, thick, and tear-drop shaped and grow rapidly as the plant matures. The leaves are strong and firm and can be easily picked from the tree’s branches.
Its leaf powder contains all eight essential amino acids required for proper protein synthesis. It is rich in flavonoids, including Quercetin, Kaempferol, Beta-Sitosterol, Caffeoylquinic acid, and Zeatin. Stacked full of nutrients, anti-oxidants, and vital proteins, it is quite possibly the most amazing botanical ever studied.
Here are just a few benefits to consuming Moringa:
- Strengthens the body’s immune system
- Provides nourishment to the brain and body
- Promotes energy
- Decreases anxiety, depression, and sleep related disorders
- Promotes cell structure of the body
- Calms, moisturizes, and nourishes the skin
- Promotes the normal functioning of the liver and kidney
- Contains antioxidants
- Promotes a healthy circulatory system
- Supports normal sugar levels
- Aids in stabilizing diabetes
- Aids in reducing inflammation and related conditions like arthritis
Moringa leaves, in fresh or powdered form, can be added to salads, cooked like spinach or other steamed vegetables, or included in soups, curries, and gravies. The leaf powder retains a deep green consistency when fresh - a good sign also that your leaf powder is of a high quality.
As a nutritional supplement, the leaves are harvested and dried at a low temperature, ensuring the nutrients remain intact in the leaf tissue. Once dried, Moringa leaves are pulverized into a fine powder-like consistency, making them easy to pack and more readily available for health-conscious individuals.
They can also be contained in capsules for easy and convenient digestion, and offer the full benefits of a highly nutritious superfood. The best capsules contain only fresh, pure, uncut Moringa, with no teas or other fillers.
Amazingly, Moringa leaves can be regularly harvested and the vigorous plant quickly grows new leaves. Second only to bamboo in its speed of growth, the tree’s unusual vitality has made it a reliable and renewable source of nutrition and health for centuries.
Moringa grows in over 82 countries and is known by over 200 different names. Its leaves are considered to have the highest protein ratio of any plant so far studied on earth. It is recognized throughout the world as an important source of nutrition by the National Geographic Society, the National Science Foundation, and the United Nations World Food Program. Hundreds of charitable organizations have based entire nutrition programs and sustainability programs around the plant.