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Updated: Jul 1, 2023

Moringa Oleifera is also known as Moringa , drumstick tree , horseradish tree , ben oil tree or benzolive tree . Various parts of the Moringa tree are edible - immature seed pods ( drumsticks ) , leaves , mature seeds , flowers roots , bark and sap are used in traditional medicines . Moringa leaves are the most nutritious part of the plant can be cooked and used in similar ways to spinach or can be dried and crushed into a powder for soups and sauces . The immature seeds pods ( drumsticks ) are consumed in Asia by parboiling and cooking in a curry until soft . Seeds are removed from the mature pods and eaten like peas or roasted like nuts .

Oil can be extracted from the seeds which can be used in cooking , perfumes ,hair products and machine lubricants . Moringa can be taken for

- anaemia

- athiritis

- asthma

- cancer

- stomach pain and ulcers

- headaches

- heart problems

- high blood pressure

- kidney stones

- symptoms of menepause

- thyroid disorders and infections

- immune booster

- an antioxidant

- reducing swelling

- increases sex drive

- increases breast milk production

Moringa can be applied directly to the skin as a germ killer , can treat pockets of infection ( abscesses ) , atheletes foot , dandruff , gum diseases , snake bites , warts and wounds .



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