Thousands of years!
Moringa grows easily and amazingly fast, and is almost entirely edible by humans. An important food source in developing countries, it has been aptly named the Tree of Life, Miracle Tree.
Where does the Moringa tree grow?
The Moringa tree is native to northern India, but today it is common throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Moringa trees grow easily from seeds or cuttings. They grow quickly even in poor soil and bloom 8 months after planting.
There are 92 nutrients in Moringa!
Just a few of the known nutrients:
Vitamins: A. B, B1, B6, B12, C,D,E,K, Folic Acid and Biotin
Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Selenium and Zinc
18 Amino Acids
Omegas 3, 6, 9
Is Moringa alkaline or acid?
Alkaline: Being mineral rich, moringa is highly alkaline. Since our blood and bodily fluids are slightly alkaline and toxins are acidic, our body is constantly fighting to stay on the basic side of the pH chart. Moringa is rich in antioxidants that fight against oxygen-free radicals, which can contribute to cholesterol build-up and inflammation. Studies suggest that moringa may help reduce the number of free radicals, improve the function of the heart, and prevent cell damage along blood vessel walls.
Can Moringa boost immune system?
The leaves per gram have 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and more potassium than bananas. It also has calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids, which help your body heal and build muscle. It’s also packed with antioxidants, substances that can protect cells from damage and may boost your immune system.