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Old 11-22-2010, 10:58 AM
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Here are some Health Benefits we can get from malunggay:

•Malunggay leaves helps strengthens the immune system.
•Malunggay can help restores skin condition, controls blood pressure, relieves headaches and migraines.
•Malunggay tea can help strengthen the eye muscles.
•Malunggay tea can help heal inflammation of the joints and tendons.
•Malunggay tea can prevent intestinal worms.
•Malunggay can help increase semen count.
•Malunggay help normalize blood sugar level therefore preventing diabetes.
•Malunggay has anti-cancer compounds (phytochemicals) that help stop the growth of cancer cells.
•Malunggay helps relax and promotes good night sleep.
•Malunggay tea is used to treat fever and asthma.
•Malunggay help heals ulcers.
•Malunggay is high in calcium (four times the calcium in milk), therefore lactating mothers are advised to consume malunggay leaves to produce more milk for their babies. The young malunggay leaves are also boiled and taken as tea.
•Malunggay contains three times the potassium in bananas.
•Malunggay contain four times the vitamin A in carrots.
•An ounce of malunggay has the same Vitamin C content as seven oranges.
•Malunggay leaves contain two times the protein in milk.
•Malunggay seed is used to clean dirty or polluted water.
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What is moringa?
Moringa, also known as the Miracle Tree, is a multipurpose plant, as the leaves, pods, fruits, flowers, roots and bark of the tree can be utilized. It is also referred to as Drumstick Tree by the Britishers. In the Philippines, they are referred to as malunggay or malungay. Others refer to moringa as horseradish tree, benzolive tree, kelor, marango, mlonge, moonga, nébéday, saijhan, sajna or Ben oil tree.

What are the health benefits of moringa?
Scientific research confirms that these humble leaves are a powerhouse of nutritional value. Gram for gram, moringa leaves contain: SEVEN times the vitamin C in oranges, FOUR times the Calcium in milk, FOUR times the vitamin A in carrots, TWO times the protein in milk and THREE times the Potassium in bananas.

There are many benefits of the moringa tree, but the health benefits are the most important. Research has shown that various parts of the moringa tree can be effective in a significant number of health concerns. Here’s a quick look at a few of them:

Moringa is rich in Vitamin A. It contains four times more Vitamin A or beta-carotene than carrots. Hence, it is a weapon against blindness.
It is also a rich source of Vitamin C many times more than oranges.
Normally milk is said to be a rich source of calcium but the amount of calcium present in moringa leaves is way higher than in milk.
The moringa leaves are said to contain two times the protein present in milk.
Bananas are a rich source of potassium. But moringa leaves contain several times more potassium than bananas.
Along with potassium, zinc is also found in large quantities in moringa.
If moringa leaves were to be eaten by one and all, the world will be free of anemia as it contains three times more iron than spinach.
With all the junk food eaten these days, many people face problems of high cholesterol. Moringa helps in balancing the cholesterol levels in the body.
Essential Amino acids are also found in moringa.
Moringa is also said to balance sugar levels, hence it is helpful in the fight against diabetes.
The body's natural defense mechanism increases with the consumption of moringa in the daily diet pattern. Since it is an immunity-stimulant, it is prescribed for AIDS afflicted patients.
Moringa leaves can be consumed to stimulate metabolism.
It is also said to have digestive powers.
It is a nutrition booster and is known to promote a feeling of well-being in people.
If you are looking for non-sugar based energy, then moringa leaves is the answer. Thus, it will also help in the weight loss process.
The cell structure of the body is stimulated by the moringa leaves.
It is especially useful for lactating mothers. The consumption of moringa has shown dramatic increase in the quantity of breast milk.
It is also famous for its anti-bacterial properties.
The paste of the moringa leaves is said to beautify the skin and is hence applied by women regularly.
It protects the liver and kidneys.
It can also be used as a water purifier.

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