100% Organic Moringa Oleifera Leaf
Kosher and Vegan Friendly
|Keavy's Corner Moringa is organically grown, and naturally processed.|
This "superfood" is a powerhouse of essential nutrients, antioxidants, and amino acids.
Many parts of the moringa are edible. Regional uses of the moringa as food vary widely, and include:
The leaves are the most nutritious part of the plant, being a significant source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, pro-vitamin A as beta-carotene, magnesium and protein, among other nutrients reported by the USDA, shown in the table, right column.When compared with common foods particularly high in certain nutrients, fresh moringa leaves are considerable sources of these same nutrients.
- The immature seed pods, called "drumsticks", popular in Asia and Africa.
- Leaves, particularly in the Cambodia, Philippines, South India and Africa.
- Mature seeds
- Oil pressed from the mature seeds
Moringa trees have been used to combat malnutrition, especially among infants and nursing mothers. Four NGOs in particular... Trees for Life International, Church World Service, Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization, and Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa ... have advocated moringa as "natural nutrition for the tropics. One author stated that "the nutritional properties of Moringa are now so well known that there seems to be little doubt of the substantial health benefit to be realized by consumption of Moringa leaf powder in situations where starvation is imminent."[ Moringa is especially promising as a food source in the tropics because the tree is in full leaf at the end of the dry season when other foods are typically scarce.
|Vitamin A||Carrot||1.8 mg||6.8 mg|
|Calcium||Milk||120 mg||440 mg|
|Potassium||Banana||88 mg||259 mg|
|Protein||Yogurt||3.1 g||6.7 g|
|Vitamin C||Orange||30 mg||220 mg|