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Moringa: How To Prepare For Drinking & It’s Health Benefits



Moringa was discovered in northern India around 2000 BC.


Traditional doctors quickly discovered it medicinal impact and called it “The MiracleTree”.


Aristocracy and members of royal families were taking Moringa for its beneficial effects on mental alertness and healthy skin.



Step 1:

Boil water in a pot of over medium heat.

Add ginger and turmeric roots.


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Step 2:

Add moringa leaves or powder.

Remove the pot from the heat and allow the tea to

steep for 5 minutes.


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Step 3:

Pass the tea through a sieve to get a bright yellow tea,

without the leaves.

Step 4:



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Health Benefits Of Moringa:

  • It Rich In Vitamins And Minerals:

Moringa leaves are rich in vitamins A, C, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B6 and Folate.

They are also rich inmagnesium, iron,calcium, phosphorus, and zinc.


  • It’s Rich In Amino Acids:

Moringa leaves are rich in amino acids, the building blocks of proteins.


  • It Is Good For The Stomach:

Moringa leaves are beneficial against digestive disorders.

People who suffer from constipation, bloating, gas, gastritis and ulcerative colitis should add Moringa leaves to their diet.

The leaves have antibiotics and antimicrobial properties which make them an ideal remedy against digestive disorders.

Even the high amount of B vitamins in the leaves helps in improving digestion.


  • It Also Improves Bone Health:

Moringa leaves are rich sources of calcium and phosphorus.

Both of these elements are needed for good one health. Since moringa leaves have an anti-inflammatory nature, they help combat arthritis and may even heal bones that are damaged.


  • It’s Fight Inflammation:

Inflammation is how a body naturally responds to pain and injury.

Moringa leaves are anti-inflammatory in nature due to the presence of isothiocyanates.


  • It’s Rich in Antioxidants:

Moringa leaves have anti-oxidative propertiesand protect against the damaging effects of free radicals present in the environment.

The damage caused by free radicals is responsible for many chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, heart problems and Alzheimer’s.


  • It Lowers Blood Sugar Levels:

Sustained high blood sugar levels lead to the development of diabetes in individuals. Diabetes, in turn, can cause heart problems and organ damage in the body.

To avoid this, it is good to keep the blood sugar levels in check.


  • It Lowers Cholesterol:

Apart from oats, flaxseeds, and almonds, moringa leaves are a dependable remedy this against high cholesterol.

Cholesterol is the major reason why people suffering you from heart diseases and eating moringa leaves has known to show considerable improvement against high cholesterol levels.


  • It Protects The Liver:

Those who have tuberculosis can benefit greatly from moringa leaves as they reduce the negative effects of anti-tubercular drugs.


  • The leaves accelerate the repair of the liver cell:

The leaves have a high concentration of polyphenols that protect against oxidative damage to the liver and may even reduce it.

They increase the proteins levels in the liver.


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Side Effects:

  • It may causes lower blood pressure and slow heart rate because of the alkaloids in the plant.
  • Uterine contractions from moringa bark.
  • Cell mutations caused by a chemical isolated from roasted moringa seeds.
  • Interference with fertility.
  • Upset stomach, gas or diarrhea due to laxative properties.


Kehinde Owoeye

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