The Moringa Tree, generally called the 'drumstick tree", and 'horseradish tree' is local to India, however has been planted far and wide, and is naturalized in numerous regions. Moringa is a standout amongst the most effective health-enhancing plants. While numerous things found in Nature can have maybe a couple of medical advantages, Moringa has numerous benefits. India's ancient tradition of ayurveda cites 300 diseases that can be cured with the leaves of the Moringa tree. Late exploratory examination has demonstrated that these modest leaves are indeed a nutrional powerhouse.
Moringa leaves and pods when taken regularly will nourish the body with necessary vitamins and minerals. All parts of the moringa tree including leaves, pods, bark, seed, fruits and root has medicinal value. Hence, it is called the 'Miracle Tree.
Some people use the pods in cooking, while others eat the leaves. You can additionally press oil from the seeds, or eat the roots. The plant also has flowers, which are comparable to mushrooms. Traditional medicine uses the roots, leaves and seeds in their medicinal recipes. There isn’t much this plant can’t do! The leaves are the best part of the plant though, because that is where you get high levels of vitamins, like C, A, and B. The leaves can be cooked like spinach, or they can be dried and used in soups or other recipes. The pods can be eaten like nuts, and the roots can be diced up and used as a sauce similar to our use for horseradish. Many underdeveloped countries rely on the Moringa to help with their malnutrition problems. Some humanitarian aid organizations use it to help keep people’s nutrition levels up and to keep people from starving.