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What are 10 Health Benefits of Consuming Moringa?

Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing, drought resistant tree which growns in areas such as India, Pakistan and Jamaica. The leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root are used to make moringa based products. The purported health benefits of moringa are:

1. Skin and hair

Moringa contains hydrating and detoxifying elements, which also boost the skin and hair. Moringa seed oil is beneficial for protecting hair against free radicals and keeps it clean and healthy.

2. Protecting the liver

Moringa appears to protect the liver against damage caused by anti-tubercular drugs and can quicken its repair process.

3. Preventing and treating cancer

Moringa extracts contain properties that might help prevent cancer developing. Moringa also contains niazimicin, which is a compound that suppresses the development of cancer cells.

4. Fighting against bacterial diseases

Due to its antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties, moringa extracts might combat infections caused by Salmonella, Rhizopus, and E. coli..

5. Bone health

Moringa also contains calcium and phosphorous, which help keep bones healthy and strong. Along with its anti-inflammatory properties moringa extract might help to treat conditions such as arthritis and may also heal damaged bones.

6. Protecting the cardiovascular system

The powerful antioxidants  found in Moinga extract might help prevent cardiac damage and has also been shown to maintain a healthy heart.

7. Treating diabetes

Moringa may help educe the amount of glucose in the blood, as well as sugar and protein in the urine.

8. Reducing high blood pressure

Moringa contains isothiocyanate and niaziminin, compounds that help to stop arteries from thickening, which can cause blood pressure to rise.

9. Improving eye health

Moringa contains eyesight-improving properties due to high antioxidant levels. Moringa may stop the dilation of retinal vessels, prevent the thickening of capillary membranes, and inhibit retinal dysfunction.

10. Treating anemia and sickle cell disease

Moringa might help a person's body absorb more iron, therefore increasing their red blood cell count. It is thought the plant extract is helpful in treating and preventing anemia and sickle cell disease.

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