Described as a medicinal herb in 2000 BC, the Ancient Egyptians would use Moringa oil to protect their skin against the harsh desert elements and to this day the oil is applied as an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory for skin infections, acne, burns and wounds. Traditional Ayurvedic medicine have utilised the plant for over 4000 years to heal and treat hundreds of diseases.
Moringa is both an antioxidant that fights free radicals and an anti- inflammatory, it improves digestive health, balances hormones, slows down the aging process further to increasing immune function. The Chlorogenic acid in Moringa leaves balance blood sugar levels and help protect against diabetes.
A complete protein with high levels of Tryptophan Moringa can assist with mood and mental health as well as aid performance and muscle development.
The rare combination of Phytonutrients in Moringa can prevent disease and studies have proven that Moringa has medicinal values and anti-inflammatory properties. These nutrients protect the heart, have anti-tumour and anti-ulcer effects further to reducing hypertension and aiding those with diabetes and epilepsy.
Other benefits of Moringa include using the plant to increase sex drive, assist with anaemia, aid against kidney stones, assist with thyroid problems, joint pain, fungal, viral, bacterial and parasitic infections or as a nutritional supplement.