Why is ‘Moringa’ a superfood?
Moringa is a plant which goes by many names, such as drumstick tree, the ben oil tree, the horseradish tree, and most famously, the miracle tree.

Why is ‘Moringa’ known as the miracle tree?

This is mainly because the ‘Moringa’ plant is quite nutritious and holds various health benefits, which is also a contributing fact to the wide acceptance of Moringa as a superfood. Moringa is believed to have been used over centuries to utilize its natural medical properties as well as the multitude of health benefits it provides.

If you, like many others, are into a healthy diet or you are concerned about the health value your meals have, you would probably wonder as to what nutrients are inclusive in Moringa before accepting it to be a healthy food providing plant. It has been pointed out via many sources on and off the internet of the healthy factors present in Moringa, so as a leading food manufacturer in Sri Lanka, we would be delighted to share with you the many benefits we have found in Moringa.

What are the nutrients present in Moringa (Miracle tree)?

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine)
  • Folate and ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
  • B3 (niacin), B-6
  • B2 (riboflavin)
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Zinc
  • Iron
  • Phosphorus

As we have now recognised the nutritious compounds available in the Moringa plant, we would like to enlighten you on eight (8) main reasons why we think Moringa is accepted as a superfood.

  • Improving eye health

Moringa holds high levels of antioxidants, which act as properties that show potential in improving one’s eyesight. Moringa may prevent the capillary membranes from thickening, prevent the retinal vessels from dilation and any inhibit retinal dysfunction.

  • Protecting and nourishing skin and hair

One’s skin and hair are the most exposed elements in the body, hence it is vital to protect and nurture your skin and hair. Moringa seed oils have been found to be quite beneficial towards protecting your hair from minor particles and helps the hair stay clean and healthy. Moringa is also known to contain protein which aids to protect skin cells, with the presence of important detoxifying and hydrating elements in moringa, these could help boost your skin and hair, which could potentially cure certain skin irritations, infections and sores.

  • Preventing and treating cancer

It seems highly unlikely to many that a plant/food could prevent and treat cancer, it is in fact true that moringa could help in certain cases towards preventing and treating cancer. As niazimicin, an element which suppresses the development and growth of cancer cells, can be found in Moringa these extracts could potentially be used to prevent the development of cancer.

Kindly consult a medical professional on such topics to obtain detailed and accurate information.*

  • Protecting the liver

The liver is sensitive to the liquid intake and could be affected accordingly, but moringa is well known for its nature in being rich in multiple nutrients as it was mentioned previously in this very page. Hence, moringa can act to protect and also speed up any recovery or repair process the liver is facing.

  • Fighting against bacterial diseases

Bacterial diseases and infections have received many curing agents, from vaccines to pills. But if you prefer to take a more herbal or natural approach, with the availability of antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties found within Moringa, this could also be quite an effective solution to help your body to receive a particular boost in fighting against various bacterial diseases or infections.

  • Making bones healthier

The skeletal structure present within each and every one is quite an important element of the human body. It is commonly and rightfully known that the bones require calcium to grow further and to develop towards being much stronger. With calcium and phosphorus being available in moringa, the moringa extract could help in maintaining strong and healthy bones, while also contributing to treat conditions such as arthritis and moringa extract also succeeds in helping to recover any damaged bones.

  • Reduces high-blood pressure

High-blood pressure is an oftenly seen health issue in many individuals. High-blood pressure is developed by unhealthy or unbalanced lifestyles, which could lead to a higher chance of experiencing heart failures and heart attacks. To prevent such unfavourable effects, moringa is a perfect solution, as it is known to contain compounds which prevent the arteries from thickening, which results in a rise of blood pressure. With a mix of isothiocyanate and niaziminin present in moringa, these will help you maintain healthy blood pressure levels.

  • Treating diabetes

Diabetes could be considered as a widely recognized health issue, with multiple campaigns and organisations striving to enlighten the public and raise awareness about diabetes and its harmful impact to one’s body. It has been known that through regular exercise and a properly balanced diet, anyone could control diabetes, and most commonly in any healthy diet you could find various vegetables that contain elements which can contribute towards developing a healthier body. When we speak of diets, considering a meal plan for the purpose of controlling diabetes, including ‘moringa’ is a must. This is because the compounds found within moringa and various types of moringa extracts can help in effectively reducing the glucose levels in the blood.

All the above mentioned factors clearly show why ‘moringa’ can be considered as a superfood and also called the ‘miracle tree’.

“Moringa has an increasing demand with overall research benefits found by several scientists, especially with cosmetics, food, nutraceutical production requirements. And we are partnering with leading manufacturers around the world, which builds more income for our farmers in rural regions and more wellness to the global community.”

We, as a leading and active contributor to the food manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka, have examined and tested the most nutritious aspects of all the products we produce. And to ensure the freshness as well as to provide products with uncompromised quality, we have allocated several farmers to directly source the vegetation, which gives an overall result of guaranteed high nutritional value to our products.