Vitamin And Mineral Content Of Moringa

Moringa is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron and protein. It also contains eight essential amino acids and other powerful antioxidants. Moringa contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 different antioxidants which make it an excellent source of nutritive ingredients.

Moringa leaves are reach with all of these nutrients. Leaves contain seven times more potassium than bananas and twice the amount of protein found in milk. Also, compared to milk, Moringa leaves are better as they contain four times more calcium.

Vitamin A level in Moringa leaves is four times higher that in carrots.

Moringa powder, which is actually grinded dried leaves of Moringa, has seven times more vitamin C compared to oranges, 36 times the amount of magnesium in eggs, 50 times more vitamin B3 than peanuts and 50 times more vitamin B2 than bananas.

Information in table below is provided per 100 grams

Vitamins and Minerals Fresh Leaves Dried Leaves
Vitamin A 6.78 mg 18.9 mg
Thiamin (B1) 0.06 mg 2.64 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.05 mg 20.5 mg
Niacin (B3) 0.8 mg 8.2 mg
Vitamin C 220 mg 17.3 mg
Calcium 440 mg 2,003 mg
Calories 92 cal 205 cal
Carbohydrates 12.5 g 38.2 g
Copper 0.07 mg 0.57 mg
Fat 1.70 g 2.3 g
Fiber 0.90 g 19.2 g
Iron 0.85 mg 28.2 mg
Magnesium 42 mg 368 mg
Phosphorus 70 mg 204 mg
Potassium 259 mg 1,324 mg
Protein 6.70 g 27.1g
Zinc 0.16 mg 3.29 mg

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