Moringa Oleifera is a powerful superfood native to the Indian subcontinent, and cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It is considered a miracle tree in certain regions because of its ability to stay alive under very harsh conditions. Moringa has been praised and highly revered for thousands of years, and is just becoming more well known in this country. It contains over 90 nutrients and over 40 antioxidants, and has over over 1000 studies, articles, and reports showing the enormous value this resilient tree has.
Moringa has been used for inflammation and inflammatory based conditions, cancer, diabetes, anemia, epilepsy, heart issues and cardiovascular disease, fluid retention, metabolism and thyroid, bacteria, fungal and viral infections, dyslipidemia, and so much more! (1) Moringa may be of some assistance to athletes. Studies anti-tumor, anti-pyretic, glucose lowering, anti-epileptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer, anti-spasmodic, diuretic, anti-hypertensive, cholesterol lowering, antioxidant, anti-diabetic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial properties according to some sources. The nutrient content can also help with recovery and energy. According to a report published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, the nutrients in moringa may have comparable effects to anti-inflammatories. (2)
Moringa may also be used for yeast infections, kidney damage, and weak digestion. (3) Moringa was very successful for colitis according to one piece of research. (4) A surprising study also revealed that moringa may protect against arsenic toxicity. It is more than likely that moringa helps to protect against other toxins as well, but more research is needed. (5) Studies show that it can help increase hemoglobin levels, which helps with endurance and stamina. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology showed that moringa raises glutathione and other important endogenous antioxidants.
Suggested use 400-750 mgs twice per day