Amazing Benefits of MoringaByHarshita Sehgal-Sep102018
Moringa oleifera also known as drumstick tree is a highly versatile plant. Cultivated in the tropical and subtropical area in all over Asia and Africa, its leaves, seeds, flower can be eaten as a vegetable. It is touted as the “miracle plant” because of being rich in healthy antioxidants and bioactive plant compounds., check out some of its health benefit below
Maintain blood sugar levels
The high blood sugar levels increase the risk of diabetes which can affect the kidney, heart, eyes, and livers. Moringa helps in fighting type 2 diabetes as it has hormonal balancing and glycemic controlling properties. This vegetable contains chlorogenic acid and isothiocyanates that regulates blood glucose levels thus stabilizing blood sugar levels.
Promotes good heart health
Having high cholesterol level is risky for the heart as it increases the risk of heart attack and those fatty acids can cause blockages within arteries. As moringa contains bioactive components it prevents thickening of arteries and also regulates cholesterol and blood pressure levels in the body.
It is beneficial for the liver as it fights the liver damage caused by various drugs and it also helps in speedy recovery from liver issues. Moringa restores normal glutathione levels in the body.
Provides skin and hair care
Moringa keeps your skin protected from infections as it has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral qualities. It is hydrating and detoxifies your skin while treating the negative effects caused by pollution, sweat and dust. This is the reason it is used in various skin care products. Also, Moringa strengthens your hair and protects it from damage and promotes hair growth which helps prevent hair thinning.
Treat stomach issues
As moringa has isothiocyanates it can effectively treat few stomach issues like ulcers, constipation and digestive problems. Its antibiotic and antibacterial qualities prevent the growth of bacteria that causes diarrhea.