In sub-tropical countries where Moringa Oleifera grows, this plant is eaten in different ways. Moringa Oleifera is used to make tasty soups. Its seeds are roasted. Powdered Moringa may be used for desserts, etc.
In North America and Europe, Moringa Oleifera is usually available as:
- Moringa Oleifera Capsules: Moringa capsules provideeasily digestible nutrients.
- Moringa Oleifera Powder: a nutrient-rich dietary supplement, containing amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
- Moringa Oleifera Tea and Tisane: Moringa Tea was recommended by Dr. Oz as a healthy, energizing drink. It can be used as a substitute to coffee.
Moringa Oleifera and its parts
Moringa Oleifera flowers are known for:
- improving the quality and flow of mothers’ milk when breast feeding
- solving urinary problems, because flower juice encourages urination
- being a powerful cold remedy, as a tea (flowers are boiled in water)
Moringa pods are used as:
- de-wormer, and as a treatment for liver and spleen problems. They are eaten raw
- a treatment for diarrhea, thanks to their high protein and fiber content
Moringa seeds are used:
- to treat arthritis, rheumatism, cramp. The seeds are roasted, pounded, mixed with coconut oil and applied to the problem area. Or seed oil is used
- against skin-infecting bacteria, because they contain pterygospermin (antibiotic and fungicide)