Friday, October 4, 2013

Be Healthy, Enjoy a Thinner, Younger, Active YOU!

A simple plant has everything you need.... and much more.   There are abundant research papers, abstracts, and studies of the effectiveness of moringa oleifera available on the National Institute of Health, Pub Med,  the National Center for Biotechnology Information  and many other medical research sites.

For example:

Phytother Res. 2007 Jan;21(1):17-25.

Moringa oleifera: a food plant with multiple medicinal uses.

Moringa oleifera Lam (Moringaceae) is a highly valued plant, distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics. It has an impressive range of medicinal uses with high nutritional value. Different parts of this plant contain a profile of important minerals, and are a good source of protein, vitamins, beta-carotene, amino acids and various phenolics. The Moringa plant provides a rich and rare combination of zeatin, quercetin, beta-sitosterol, caffeoylquinic acid and kaempferol. In addition to its compelling water purifying powers and high nutritional value, M. oleifera is very important for its medicinal value. Various parts of this plant such as the leaves, roots, seed, bark, fruit, flowers and immature pods act as cardiac and circulatory stimulants, possess antitumor, antipyretic, antiepileptic, antiinflammatory, antiulcer, antispasmodic, diuretic, antihypertensive, cholesterol lowering, antioxidant, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial and antifungal activities, and are being employed for the treatment of different ailments in the indigenous system of medicine, particularly in South Asia. This review focuses on the detailed phytochemical composition, medicinal uses, along with pharmacological properties of different parts of this multipurpose tree.
PMID: 17089328  [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

And then there's Dr. Oz:

2. Energy Blaster: Moringa Oleifera
The leaves of the moringa oleifera tree, native to the Himalayan mountains in northwestern India, are extremely nutrient-dense. They contain 3 times more iron than spinach and are loaded with tons of other vitamins including vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium and potassium, as well as powerful antioxidants. To benefit from this super supplement, take 400mg daily.  You can also try moringa oleifera tea, a great alternative to caffeinated beverages.

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