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moringa oleifera a natural gift

Moringa Oleifera a natural gift

Moringa Oleifera a natural gift

Moringa has been used since 150B.C. by ancient kings and queens in their diet for mental alertness and healthy skin.

Antiquity;  The indigenous knowledge and use of  Moringa  is  referenced  in  more  than  80 countries and known in over 200 local languages. Moringa has been used by various  societies  {Roman,  Greek,  Egyptian, and Indian to mention a few} for thousands of years with writings dating as far back as 150 AD. The history of Moringa dates back to 150 B.C. Historical proofs reveal that ancient kings and queens used Moringa leaves and fruit in their  diet  to  maintain  mental  alertness  and healthy skin. Ancient Maurian warriors of India were  fed  with  Moringa  Leaf  Extract  in  the warfront. The Elixir drink was believed to add them extra energy and relieve them of the stress and  pain  incurred  during  war.  These  brave soldiers were the ones who defeated “Alexander” the Great. ” {17, 32,  44 }.

Traditional  Medicine  ;  Moringa  has  been used in the traditional medicine passed down for centuries in many cultures around the word, for  skin  infections, anemia, anxiety, asthma, blackheads, blood impurities,    bronchitis, catarrh, chest congestion, cholera, conjunctivitis, cough, diarrhea, eye and ear infections,  fever,  glandular,  swelling, headaches, abnormal blood pressure, hysteria, pain in joints, pimples, psoriasis, respiratory disorders,  scurvy,  semen  deficiency,  sore throat,  sprain,  tuberculosis,  for  intestinal worms, lactation ,diabetes and  pregnancy The healing properties of Moringa oil, have been documented  by  ancient cultures.  Moringa  oil has tremendous cosmetic value and is used in body and hair care as a moisturizer and skin conditioner. Moringa oil has been used in skin preparations and ointments since Egyptian times.  {17, 33, 38, 39, 44 }.

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Moringa seeds and health benefit

Moringa seeds and health benefit.

Moringa Seeds

Moringa seeds and peeled seeds

Moringa seeds are packed with valuable nutrients and are useful in preventing and treating a host of illnesses. Such benefits have been well documented, and proven by research, by entities such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institute of health.

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