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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Moringa oleifera – Moringa Root

Moringa oleifera – Moringa Root

A Moringa root was used by early Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians for its therapeutic properties. It has higher nutrient quantities then seeds and leaves, but it also contains some alkaloids and phytochemical compounds that are powerful toxins. Consumed in large enough quantities one of the toxins can paralyze the nervous system, and cause death. So, we think that it is wiser to use Moringa roots as a medicine than as a food. If you decide to use roots as a food, remove the bark from the roots, because it is…

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