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Close up on the most nutritious plant

Educational capsules / Published on 17 / 01 / 2022

Cultivated in tropical areas, moringa or the tree of life is an excellent source of vegetable proteins and micronutrients. It contains the essential amino acids vital for the proper functioning of the body. It is for its great nutritional qualities that it is highly recommended for vegetarians, vegans and people in convalescence. Let's see it in a bit more detail.

Composition

Calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, beta-carotene, vitamins A, C, B, E, D, K, essential amino acids, chlorophyll, quercetin, chlorogenic acid

Forms

  • Fresh leaves
  • Dry leaves
  • Powder

Benefits

  • Provides energy and vitality to the body
  • Helps overcome nutritional deficiencies
  • Increases lactation
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Helps regulate blood sugar. 
  • Helps lower cholesterol levels
  • Helps control blood pressure
  • Preserves cognitive functions(memory)
  • Promotes eye health
  • Improves the gastrointestinal system

Use

Fresh leaves are used in cooking (sauces, stir-fries, etc.).
Dry leaves are consumed as an infusion. They can also be rehydrated to be added to culinary preparations.
The powder is added to smoothies and is easily obtained from the dry leaves using a blender.

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