Moringa tree is also known as the ‘miracle tree’ and there is a good reason why. The leaves, fruit, sap, oil, roots, bark, seeds, pod, and flowers of the tree have medicinal properties. The products from the tree have many uses, also known as the ‘drumstick tree’. PTI Moringa Leaves find many uses in Indian cuisine as they are versatile and can be incorporated into the diet in many ways. Adding them to juices and using them in stir-fry vegetables are the most common ways.
You can utilize Moringa leaves in three ways: raw leaves, powder, and juice form.
Moringa powder - Dry the fresh leaves of moringa in a shade. Make sure you don't dry them under direct sunlight because it will reduce the nutritional value of moringa leaves. After it is dried, grind them into a fine powder. You can sprinkle this powder on Soups.
PTI Moringa Leaves are rich in vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B3, B6, and Folate. They are also rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, and zinc. Moringa leaves are rich in amino acids, the building blocks of proteins. The leaves have 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and 15 times more potassium than bananas. It's also rich in antioxidants, substances that can protect cells from damage and may boost your immune system. These moringa leaves can contribute to everything from better vision and immunity to bone health and skin radiance.
Moringa is a natural antibiotic and antibacterial and may help inhibit the growth of various pathogens that can cause digestive upset. Moringa leaves are rich in iron that helps in reducing weakness & drowsiness in the body. Moringa leaves have powerful phytochemicals which can reduce sugar levels in the blood. It can also reduce the levels of cholesterol. Leaves of moringa are rich in Vitamin A that supports healthy eyes, clear visions & prevents eye problems.