The Moringa tree, also known by the popular name of “ghost tree” because of its appearance somewhat gloomy, is largely unknown in many cultures of the so-called first world countries.
In recent years, the popularity of the tree Moringa has gone through the roof in the United States where already used as a key ingredient in salads, rice, sauces or drinks.However, in most industrialized countries this tree “miracle” It’s still a great unknown.
An analysis of the data yields moringa as this tree, reaching a maximum height of 10 meters but usually arriving about 4 or 5 months, is high in protein, vitamins and minerals. In fact, the dust of this plant is capable of providing a large number of pharmaceutical and medical properties.
Moringa, whose scientific name is Moringa oleifera, is a small tree whose presence is palpable in the Himalayan region but also in parts of Africa , Asia and Central America and the South and in the islands of Hawaii. It is the leaves and stems concentrates a high protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C (up to 17g in every 100g of powdered moringa), calcium and potassium.
As if this were not enough, as recently published in an article in the prestigious Consumer magazine, moringa cardiovascular properties, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and diuretic, being able to control blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol and blood sugar level.
article published in the Consumer collects results a comprehensive scientific study conducted by the Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan. Perhaps these recent discoveries get to the inclusion of moringa in our diet is closer every day.