What is Moringa?
Moringa is one of the most nutrient-dense plants you can come across. Its wide range of medicinal benefits and reliable growth have made it popular across several continents.
Our Moringa products are derived from the leaves of the Moringa tree, scientifically known as Moringa Oleifera. This miracle plant is widely regarded as one of the most nutrient-dense plants on the planet. You may have heard it called by one of its many names: drumstick tree, miracle plant, horseradish tree, malunggay, God's Gift to Man, Savior of the Poor, ben oil tree, or benzolive tree. In East Africa, it's known as Mother's Best Friend; in India, it goes by murungia (Tamil) and muringa (Malayalam); and in Nigeria, ewe lle (Yoruba) and zogale (Hausa).
Moringa originated from Africa and India, and has spread all throughout Southeast Asia and now North America. But why is Moringa popular in so many countries and continents? With its fast-growing and drought-resistant nature, coupled with its large variety of uses, there's little reason for people not to grow Moringa. The benefits of Moringa Powder out-number the abundance of names it has. From its seeds and leaves, right down to its very roots, every part of Moringa is cultivated and used for a wide variety of different purposes. The Moringa tree has been used to combat malnutrition in infants and nursing mothers , purify water , supplement fertilizer, and has the potential to be used as biofuel.  We treasure Moringa because it provides us with a natural source for antioxidants, vitamins, protein, and all the green goodness our bodies need.
Benefits of Moringa Powder
As if kale and spinach could get any greener—now they have, with envy. That’s because Moringa is a superfood of the highest order, outperforming its competition in nutritional value and versatility. The benefits of Moringa powder can help make a healthy impact on your day-to-day life by boosting your intake of anti-oxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B2, vitamin b3, iron, amino acids, calcium, and magnesium. Moringa is seen as the Miracle Plant because it yields such a high vitamin-rich content that no other plant or vegetable can produce in one serving. It can help improve more than just your diet. You can use Moringa for your hair, skin, boost your immune system, and so much more.
Moringa Powder's Rise to Superfood Stardom
Why are we now just hearing about Moringa and Moringa Powder if it's so amazing?
The therapeutic use of Moringa used in traditional medicine throughout Asia and Africa dates back to antiquity.  Thanks to the internet boom in recent years that companies, such Miracle in the Green, are now able to widely promote Moringa outside of the medical community. Due to the spike in interest for its marketability for commercial consumption, there has been a rise in biomedical publications in the past decade alone. Between 2005 and 2010, Google Scholar reports 8,090 published studies pertaining to Moringa, whereas between 2010 and 2020, there are now over 47,600, a 488.38% increase in scientific interest. American health specialists are now starting to pick up on the vast and wonderful benefits of Moringa powder. Soon you'll be able to find Moringa at your local health store. Until then, you always can purchase your 100% USDA certified organic Moringa Powder and other green-infused goods here at Miracle in the Green.
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