Citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons, are a good source of vitamin C. Compared to them, Moringa leaves have even more – 7 times the Vitamin C of oranges. 100 grams of fresh Moringa oleifera leaves could cover 100% of daily requirements of the vitamin C.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for humans. It is vital to the production of collagen and important for proper tissue strength. Vitamin C protects cell membranes from toxins and destruction from an overactive immune system.
It helps protect fatty acids and fat-soluble vitamins A and E from oxidation. In human body, Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant. Regular use may reduce the risk of cancer. Also, vitamin C prevents and cures scurvy and can be beneficial in treatment of iron deficiency anemia.