Country of Origin: Nigeria Botanical Name: Moringa Oleifera
Moringa leaf powder comes from the moringa tree (moringa oleifera), commonly called the ‘drumstick tree”, and ‘horseradish tree’. It is originally native to India but has since been planted around the world and is now endemic in other countries such as Africa and South America.
Moringa is thought to be one of the most powerful health enhancing plants on earth with a plethora of health benefits. In fact, traditional Ayurvedic medicine sites 300 diseases that could be treated with the leaves of the moringa tree. Recent scientific research has proven that these humble leaves are in fact a powerhouse of nutritional value.
Moringa leaf powder is a nutritional superfood that offers over 90 essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. It is a rich source of fibre, protein, vitamins A, E, B1, B2, B3, B12, C and minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Our organic moringa leaf powder is a bright green colour with a fresh flavour described as similar to spinach/asparagus.
Approved health benefits of moringa leaf powder *
Iron absorption & metabolism Improvement of skin health Maintenance of normal mucous membranes Maintenance of connective tissues Immune system support Protection of cells from oxidative stress Healthy gums Normal function of cartilage Nervous system support Regeneration of reduced form of vitamin E Promotion of the cardiovascular health Maintenance of normal blood pressure Healthy blood coagulation Maintenance of healthy digestive system Protein synthesis Oxygen transport in the body Normal DNA synthesis Fertility and reproduction Metabolism of vitamin A & fatty acids Normal testosterone levels in the blood Healthy vision Process of cell division & specialisation Healthy blood vessels Maintenance of bones & teeth Energy-yielding metabolism Normal psychological function Reduction of tiredness and fatigue Maintenance of red blood cells Normal muscle function Neurotransmission Normal function of cell membranes Normal cognitive function Formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin Acid-base & carbohydrate metabolism Macronutrient metabolism Maintenance of normal hair & nails
* These approved health benefits are based on the detailed nutritional composition of the product we supply. These health benefits may not be applicable to similar products from other suppliers. Use in cooking to thicken stews, sauces and curries; sprinkle on salads or add to a green blend.
A dosage of just 6g-9g (2-3 teaspoons) of moringa powder per day provides a substantial amount of daily nutrients, vitamins and minerals.
Nutritional info Per 100g Energy KJ – 1280 kJ Energy Kcal – 307 kcal Fat – 6.7g of which saturates – 1.7g Carbohydrate – 24.0g of which sugars – 6.1g Fibre – 27.8g Protein – 23.8g Salt – <0.1g
This product is free from the following allergens: Peanut, Peanut Oil Tree nuts Sesame Seeds Milk & Derivatives Eggs Fish Shellfish Soya Wheat & Gluten Sulphites Other Known Allergens It is also free from any GMO
Due to UK regulation surrounding nutrition and health – we are very limited with any claims regarding this product. This doesn’t mean you can’t do your own research on this product.