Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Medicinal Moringa (drumstick)

Moringa leaves or drumstick (known as Nugge kayi in Kannada and Munaga in Hindi) leaves contain vitamin A, which acts as a shield against diseases of the eyes, skin and heart, diarrhoea, and many other ailments. Carrots are high in vitamin A, but moringa leaves are even higher...
Moringa leaves are one of the richest sources of essential nutrients often lacking in people’s diets. They even contain all of the essential amino acids, which is unusual for a plant source. Experts agree that the long-term solution to malnutrition is the use of foods rich in the essential nutrients often lacking in people’s diets.

Moringa leaves provide two times the protein of yogurt,
seven times the vitamin C in oranges,
three times the potassium in bananas,
four times the vitamin A in carrots
and four times the calcium in milk.

From The Hindu: Now science is only confirming it

How to grow MoringaMoringa trees grow easily from seeds or cuttings. They grow quickly even in poor soil and bloom 8 months after planting...More...

1 comment:

ramenalli said...

Thanks to the writer of "MEDICINAL MORINGA" Really i got good information about that tree.Today we need those type of trees because of side effects of english medicines and somany people are suffering from lack vitamin A.The tree gives good shade,fertil Soil and produce oxigen so We need to plant this tree in our Agricultural lands,foot path,gardens.promise here i will plant 3 more trees and tell to nighbours to plnt trees.