Imagine a tree that will meet all your nutritional needs, take care of you medicinally, and purify your water for you. This tree actually exists. For centuries, the natives of northern India and many parts of Africa have known of the many benefits of Moringa oleifera.
While its one of the newer discoveries to modern science, Moringa has been making strides in various societies for thousands of years. Moringa continues to amaze the scientific world with its amazing balance of antioxidants, minerals, and amino acids.
Ancient Indian writings, dating as far back as 150 B.C. refer to the Moringa plant and its uses. Early Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians prized Moringa for its therapeutic properties and also used it to protect skin, make perfume, and purify drinking water.
In addition to its wealth of vitamins and minerals, the Moringa plant provides a rich and rare combination of zeatin (a potent antioxidant), quercetin (a flavonoid known for its ability to neutralize free radicals and relieve inflammation), beta-sitosterol (a nutrient superstar that blocks “bad” (or LDL) cholesterol formation or build-up and is an anti-inflammatory agent for the body), caffeoylquinic acid (another powerful anti-inflammatory compound), and kaempferol (a key nutrient that promotes healthy body cellular function).
Scientific research also suggests mitochontrial sirtuins (a group of enzymes) that exist in every cell are the master regulators the divert energy into cellular preservation.
Moringa oleifara is very rich in such enzymes.