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You may have heard the buzz of a new green superfood with endless health benefits: moringa. But do you know what it is? Native to India and Africa, the moringa tree flourishes in warm, temperate environments. Moringa has been used for thousands of years in eastern countries, but its health benefits are now becoming better known in America.
Moringa has been used for thousands of years in eastern countries, but its health benefits are now becoming better known in America. Traditionally, the entire tree has been used to support health, however, most Western nutritional uses center around the leaves, and with good reason. They pack a lot of punch! The vibrant green, oval-shaped leaves are loaded with vitamins, minerals and all 18 essential amino acids–the building blocks of protein.
Also embedded in the leaves of this feathery tree are a surplus of nutrients:
• Minerals and trace minerals
• Vitamin E
Gram for gram…
• 4x the vitamin A of carrots
• 7x the vitamin C of oranges
• 3x the protein of lentils
• 4x the calcium of milk
• 3x the potassium of bananas
More Moringa Nutrition
Moringa has been used in Indian culture for thousands of years, and has helped combat malnutrition. Deemed India’s “Miracle Tree,” moringa trees often grow naturally in rural areas where poverty and malnutrition are more prevalent. Many people rely on moringa, using all parts of the tree as medicine.
Regular consumption of greens, vegetables and superfoods is known to strengthen the immune system and help shield the body from illness. But it can be tough to squeeze in the recommended 8 to 10 servings per day of vegetables. Adding a superfood green like moringa into your regimen is an easy way to increase your daily veggie intake.
Loaded with antioxidants, this plant most commonly comes in a powder form, ready to add to smoothies, food or beverages. This functional food provides essential nutrition, helps with cleansing and weight management, and supports stable energy and vitality. Higher nutritional content translates into more natural energy to do the things you love.
Daily consumption of moringa may have a positive effect on:
• Relieving stress
• Reducing fatigue
• Rejuvenating skin
• Improving immunity
• Enhancing energy levels
• Building muscle
• Promoting digestive function
• Supporting eye, teeth, and bone health.
ORGANIC INDIA and Moringa
The benefits of moringa are no secret to ORGANIC INDIA, who harvests moringa trees year-round on small family farms in Northern India. ORGANIC INDIA practices sustainable, ethical wildcrafting, upholding seed to shelf transparency. Moringa is grown on many farms, and farmers use it for their own consumption as well. Ever versatile, moringa is also used to purify water, feed animals, enrich soil health and repel pests on the small family farms.
While the current trend is to isolate compounds for their specific therapeutic quality, ORGANIC INDIA promotes whole herb solutions rather than extracts and concentrates. Their commitment to whole herb is founded in a belief that the sum of the parts of the whole plant is more balanced than any one main constituent. Restorative properties of herbs are derived from the synergistic quality of plants.
In honoring the divine intelligence of the earth, ORGANIC INDIA keeps herbal formulas as close to their original form as possible, bringing you the potency and balance of whole herb moringa. Their moringa is sold in powder-form, via bulk canisters, convenient packets and vegan capsules.
ORGANIC INDIA is a mission-driven company with a commitment to providing genuine, organic products and solutions for healthy, conscious living. ORGANIC INDIA’s Tulsi teas and herbal supplements are lovingly grown by small family farmers using regenerative agriculture practices to restore vibrant health to the environment and ensure high quality harvests.
All ORGANIC INDIA herbs are certified USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, and free of gluten, additives, and preservatives.
By choosing ORGANIC INDIA, you are not only investing in your health, but also in small family farmers, environmental stewardship, and a heart-centered company set to prove that business and values can peacefully coexist.