6 SCIENCE – BASED HEALTH BENEFITS OF MORINGA OLEIFERA
By Aishwarya K B
Moringa Oleifera is a plant that has been praised for its health benefits for thousands of years.
It’s very rich in healthy antioxidants and bioactive plant compounds.
Here are 6 health benefits of Moringa Oleifera that are supported by scientific research.
1: MORINGA OLEIFERA IS VERY NUTRITIOUS
Moringa leaves are rich in many important nutrients, including protein, vitamin C,
Riboflavin and iron.
2: IT’S RICH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Moringa is rich in various antioxidants, including quercetin and chlorogenic acid. Its leaf powder can increase blood antioxidant levels.
3: MORINGA MAY LOWER BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL
Moringa leaves may lead to reduced blood sugar levels, but more research is needed before any solid recommendations can be made.
4: MORINGA MAY REDUCE INFLAMMATION
In animal and test tube studies, moringa has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. This effect hasn’t been studied in humans.
5: MORINGA CAN LOWER CHOLESTROL
Moringa can lower your cholesterol levels, potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.
6: MORINGA MAY PROTECT AGAINST ARSENIC TOXICITY
Animal studies suggest that moringa may protect against arsenic toxicity. However,
This has not yet been studied in humans.
Moringa has so many health benefits. But you must consult your doctor before its use.