Moringa Oleifera: What it is and what it is used for, Properties, Uses and Cultivation
Moringa is a tree capable of feeding the world and purifying water among other things. And that is why today we are going to talk about this plant that is a source of health and has an enormous potential that has even led the UN to carry out studies on how we can implement its production and consumption worldwide.
What is Moringa?
Moringa is a fast-growing cadufolio tree native to the north of India, which thanks to growing in any soil and adapting to long periods of drought have become the mainstay of many peoples living in extreme conditions.
This tree can be exploited in its entirety, as well as its long fruits; the seeds, roots, bark, leaves, and branches provide rich substances for our body nourishing us generously or allows us to prepare multiple natural treatments that according to Ayurveda could cure more than 300 diseases.
What is Moringa used for?
Properties and Uses
Moringa is used medicinally to fight diabetes and cancer, diseases that are very present today. That has led to many studies and clinical trials. As well as the expansion of its cultivation, as well as the development of numerous applications such as supplements, supplements, and extracts to have its multiple benefits.
Whether as a food or supplement to gradually enter the diet and any strange effect suspend, it is not usually any kind of side effect to consuming the moringa but as with every person is a world.
Benefits when consuming moringa:
The intake of Moringa, whether dry or fresh, increases the body’s natural defenses.
Promotes the cellular structure of the body, which helps cell regeneration and protection
It controls in a natural way the levels of serum cholesterol.
Powerful action Fungicide.
Embellishes the skin, reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, rejuvenating you inside and out
Promotes the normal functioning of the liver and kidney.
decreases arsenic levels in the blood
Antispasmodic also promotes proper digestion.
It acts as an antioxidant.
It provides a healthy circulatory system.
It is an anti-inflammatory.
It produces a feeling of general well-being.
Regulates blood sugar levels, making it a great ally when it comes to fighting diabetes
Anticarcinogenic also helps reduce the impact of radiation and chemotherapy on cells
Contraindications: It is not recommended its use in pregnant women, as it can cause uterine contractions or spontaneous abortions.
Moringa also makes the blood thicker, so if you have coagulation problems, cardiovascular or if you are in a medical treatment to thin the blood, consult your doctor before consuming Moringa.
How is Moringa used for its consumption?
First, this plant can be eaten almost completely, but what is fundamentally consumed are its leaves and pods with seeds.
For consumption, it is best to remove the pods when they are green and cook them as if they were green beans (beans, green beans, green beans, green beans, beans … etc.). The leaves are cooked as if it were spinach, we can add them in preparations such as pasta, stews, and soups. You can also eat raw salad, or let dry and crush as a food supplement.
Seeds that are already ripe and dry can be ground to make a kind of curry.
The roots when cooked have a flavor similar to horseradish, so it was widely used by the English.