Moringa: Sowing, growing, harvesting, drying the leaves

Moringa: Sowing, growing, harvesting, drying the leaves

Leaves of the Miracle tree Moringa contain almost everything the human body needs. They are full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and protein. A few teaspoon full of the leaf powder added to the daily diet of children can help in fighting malnutrition in many developing countries. But even in the industrialized world Moringa leaf powder is increasingly used as an valuable food additive for health-conscious people. Nearly every part of the tree can be used: as food (leaves and pods), as ingredient for cosmetics (Moringa seed oil), as water purifier…

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Nutritional Characterization of Moringa Oleifera Leaves

Nutritional Characterization of Moringa Oleifera Leaves

Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam. moringaceae) is a highly valued plant that is mostly cultivated in the tropics and subtropics. It is used for food, medication and industrial purposes. Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam. moringaceae) is a highly valued plant that is mostly cultivated in the tropics and subtropics. It is used for food, medication and industrial purposes. Nutritional Characterization of Moringa Oleifera from fb.com/malaysiamlm

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Moringa Powder

Moringa Powder

Moringa powder is made from dried Moringa oleifera leaves. Moringa leaves should be dried in an area protected from direct Sunlight to prevent the loss of vitamins. Dried Moringa leaves can be made into powder using a mortar and pestle or simply by rubbing the dried leaves against a fine screen. Roughly seven pounds of fresh Moringa leaves, dried and ground will provide 1 lb of powder. Moringa powder is soft and fluffy and has dark green color and rich nutty smell. Moringa powder can be stored for up to 6 months…

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