Moringa oleifera (Malunggay), often referred to as the “Miracle Tree”, contains a great profile of important vitamins, minerals, and serves as a good source of protein, β-carotene, amino acids and various antioxidant phenolic molecules. Moringa consists of a rich and rare combination of zeatin, quercetin, β-sitosterol, caffeoylquinic acid and kaempferol. Numerous studies demonstrate that Moringa possesses a variety of amazing health benefits such as improving cardiac and circulatory function, having antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti-epileptic, antipyretic, anti-ulcer, antispasmodic, and diuretic properties. Moringa also possesses antihypertensive, cholesterol lowering, anti-diabetic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial and antifungal activities.

Moringa/Malunggay

Other Names: 
Malunggay, Drumstick tree, Horseradish tree
Other Traditional Medicinal Uses: 
    • Antioxidant
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Supports cardiovascular health
    • Improves blood circulation
    • Antihypertensive
    • Antihyperglycemic/Anti-diabetic
    • Antihyperlipidemic
    • Boosts immunity
    • Improves digestive health
    • Hepatoprotective
    • Anti-urolithiatic
    • Antimicrobial/Antiseptic
    • Promotes wound healing
    • Anti-aging
    • Provides energy and vitality
    • Reduces cancer risk
    • Adaptogen/Anti-stress
    • Galactagogue (helps increase breast milk production)
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