The amazing benefits of moringa leaf powder or capsules as it is a good source of nutritional value in chlorophyll, minerals, antioxidants, vitamins and amino-acids. Moringa leaves have been used in Indian ancient medicinal system, Chinese medicinal system and Unani for preparation of topical application lotions and internal medicines. Physicians used moringa leaf powder in various preparations along with other herbs to treat malnutrition, gastrointestinal problems, bronchitis, headache, eye infection, inflammation, ear infection, anemic conditions and skin infections. These leaves are excellent sources of protein that can be a unique feature among herbs and green vegetables in the plant kingdom. Dry powdered leaves are concentrated source of essential amino acids
Moringa leaves are the richest source of vitamin A. 100 g of fresh leaves possess 7564 IU or 252% of daily-required levels of vitamin A. This vitamin is a fat-soluble anti-oxidant to offer multiple benefits that include maintenance of skin appearance, mucus membrane repair, eye care and immunity. It is amazing to know that 100 g of fresh raw leaves offer 9.8 g of protein or about 17.5% of daily-required levels. This low temperature dried leaf powder has twice the nutrients than the fresh leaves.
It has dense amounts of vital B-complex and vitamins such as foliates, vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine), riboflavin, thiamin (vitamin B-1), pantothenic acid and niacin. Most of these vitamins play role as co-enzymes in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolisms. They are easily destroyed by heat and irradiation. Moringa leaves are excellent sources of minerals such as calcium, copper, iron, manganese, zinc, selenium and magnesium. Our body easily absorbs iron in these leaves, as they are available from natural sources. Rich calcium is a requisite for bone strengthening. Zinc has a vital role in hair growth, spermatogenesis. It can be beneficial for skin health with its antibacterial and antiviral properties. Free radicals cause various types of health conditions, wrinkles and lines in the face. This powder has rich source of antioxidants than other vegetables. These antioxidants interfere with activity of free radicals and protect damage of cells and tissues.
Great care should be exercised to maintain low temperature in drying moringa leaves. Leaves should be dried in the shade to reduce loss of vitamins, especially vitamin A. Research showed that majority of nutrients were retained by drying at 50°C (122°F) for 16 hours. Leaves can also be rubbed over wire screen to make powder, which should be stored in a sealed, dark container. This powder can be added to baby foods, porridges, sauces, smoothies and soups etc., to get added nutritional value. One rounded tablespoon, 8 g of leaf powder will fulfill around 14% of protein, 40% of calcium, 23% of iron and nearly all the vitamin A needs of a child aged 1-3. Six full spoons of leaf powder will meet nearly all an adult woman's daily iron and calcium needs. This potent leaf powder is the sole ingredient used in our zero size vegan capsules
Moringa capsules have been distributed to the poor children in African countries suffering from malnutrition. Non Government Organizations (NGO) is playing a major role in these activities. With the vitamins A, B, C, D, E and amino acids, these children will be getting increased immunity and improved vision. These capsules do not pose any side effects. As the leaves are procured from organic farms, they are free from pesticides, insecticides and non GMO. Our standard manufacturing processes make sure that leaf powder and capsules are devoid of sulfates, artificial colorants, gluten, starch and parabens.
Children above 7 years:1-2 capsules a day
Adult:2 capsules each time, 1-2 times a day
You can start with ½ to 1 teaspoon a day if you are new to this. After sometime, you can increase 2 to 3 teaspoon a day. It may be taken by combining it with smoothies, fruit juices or water. It can be added to any sauces, fruit juices or smoothies. Add leaf powder in hot foods just before serving as the nutrition would decrease when exposed to heat.
It is rich in fiber and has more than 90 nutrients. As the seeds, leaf powder all have detoxification activity, they can remove the toxins from the body. These tree leaves, fruits (pods) are used in cooking various recipes in combination with vegetables or meat. Rural population in India, Srilanka and Philippines has been using them in cooking for centuries together. This proves that they are safe to use without any side effects. If you are new to use this powder, you can start with a low dosage initially. You can derive entire nutritional benefits, as our pure moringa oleifera leaf powder is free from chemicals and meets industrial standards.
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