aka Drumstick, Ben oil tree, Benzoil tree, Horseradish tree
Propagate: stem cuttings, seeds , marcotting
Water: once a day
Fertilizer: twice a month
Asthma : Taking 3 grams of moringa twice daily for three weeks reduces asthma symptoms and the severity of asthma attacks in adults.
Athlete’s foot , dandruff, warts , skin infections , snakebites , gum disease (gingivitis) : Grind with little water to make a smooth paste. Apply it evenly on skin,wash off after 15-20 minutes.
Lower Blood Sugar Levels : High blood sugar can be a serious health problem. In fact, it’s the main characteristic of diabetes. Over time, high blood sugar levels raise the risk of many serious health problems, including heart disease. For this reason, it’s important to keep your blood sugar within healthy limits.
Interestingly, several studies have shown that Moringa oleifera may help lower blood sugar levels.
Moringa oleifera May Reduce Inflammation : Inflammation is the body’s natural response to infection or injury. It’s an essential protective mechanism but may become a major health issue if it continues over a long period of time. In fact, sustained inflammation is linked to many chronic health problems, including heart disease and cancer.