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The Moringa tree (Moringa oleifera) is a slender tree with drooping branches that can grow to 10 m (30 ft) or taller in the wild. Pods are long and slender, three-sided and ribbed Seeds have a dark kernel with 3 cream-colored wings Flowers are cream-colored and sweet-scented Lifespa...


 

There is a story told many years ago as far back as 2,000 B.C., and also reflected in ancient Indian writings dating around 150 B.C., which is gaining prominence since the 1970s as scientists started conducting significant researches to substantiate the claims that were made. The Moringa story is ...


 

Moringa leaves contain high amounts of several essential disease-preventing nutrients, including: Vitamin A, which acts as a shield against eye disease, skin disease, heart ailments, diarrhea, and many other diseases. Vitamin C, fighting a host of illnesses including colds and flu. Calcium, whic...


 

Moringa pods are popular in Indian curries and pickles, and have also been used in foods in other areas of Asia and Africa. Like the Moringa leaves, the pods are also very nutritious. Nutritional Value of Moringa Pods (All values below are per 100 grams of edible portion)*    Calci...


 

To grow a large amount of Moringa green matter (leaves and green stems), techniques have been developed for growing Moringa intensively. The seeds are planted relatively close together so that a large number of trees can grow on a small amount of land. With Irrigation and Fertilization A spa...


 

Moringa seeds have several beneficial uses. As Food Moringa seeds can be eaten, either alone or along with the entire pod. The seeds can be roasted and eaten like nuts. They can also be used in cooking the same way one would use peas or beans. Oil The seeds contain a high-quality oil wh...


 

People around the world have used the Moringa tree for a wide variety of purposes. These uses include the following:  Alley cropping: With their rapid growth, long taproot, few lateral roots, minimal shade and large production of high-protein biomass, Moringa trees are well-suited for ...


 

Moringa leaves can easily be dried and stored for later use. This is a good way to preserve the leaves. Very little nutrition is lost in the drying process -- except for vitamin C, which decreases significantly. How to Dry the Leaves Remove leaves from stems Rinse in clean water Optio...


 

While nothing compares with the delicious taste of fresh Moringa leaves, the ease of making, storing and shipping dried leaf powder has made it perhaps the most available form of Moringa in the world today. And though Moringa powder is not the miracle cure-all that some people are promising, it...


 

The leaves of the Moringa oleifera tree have become known for their high nutritional content and potential benefits for human consumption. However, because these leaves are high in protein and other essential nutrients, they may also provide benefits in livestock feed. Test by Mr. Nikolaus Foidl ...


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