What is Moringa? Learn More about the Age-Old Moringa Plant

What is Moringa?

Moringa is often called “The Miracle Tree” because, simply put, its benefits are miraculous. Properly known as the species Moringa oleifera, this amazing tree ranks number one in natural nutrient content over any other plant known to humankind. Moringa contains the most complete and diverse array of vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids and antioxidants on the planet. Its potent leaves, roots, seeds and bark can be used for a magnitude of nutritional, medicinal and beauty applications.

Where does Moringa Come From?

Moringa is one of the best kept nutritional secrets to our continent but it is a time-tested, nutritional powerhouse in its native African and Indian tropical homelands. Moringa has been used by indigenous people in these areas for its superior nutrition and anti-aging properties for over 4,000 years. The benefits of this stupendous plant have more recently been studied and introduced worldwide, and Moringa is being grown in the tropical climates of South America, making it more accessible to the Westerners.The World Health Organization even uses Moringa as a basis for the hunger epidemic efforts in third world countries, especially in Africa where the trees are most commonly found.

What Makes Moringa So Powerful?

Moringa is the mother of all superfoods because it contains over 90 essential nutrients our bodies require and crave. While eating healthy, whole foods is an important part of our diet, adding nutrition through this all-natural plant-based supplement can boost nutritional intake by astounding proportions. Moringa offers the body 30% vegetable protein, as well as all eight essential amino acids that are known as “the building block of life.” Plus, Moringa beats many of our “go-to” foods in nutritional value: 3x more potassium than bananas, 4x the Vitamin A in carrots, 4x the calcium of milk, 7x the Vitamin C in oranges and 25x the iron in spinach.

What are the Benefits of Moringa?

The physical, emotional, cognitive and beauty-related benefits of Moringa are tremendous. Because the Moringa plant is jam-packed with the most wholesome and varied all-natural nutrients, Moringa is a powerful resource to sustain good health. That includes support for immune health, blood sugar levels, blood pressure levels, prolonged energy, quicker recovery from physical activity, weight management, boosted metabolism, mental clarity, emotional stability and more restful sleep. Moringa also serves as an anti-aging remedy because of its unprecedented antioxidant content, which helps combat free radicals in the body and on skin. As the plant becomes more popular, additional studies emerge highlighting even more incredible benefits of Moringa.

How to Incorporate Moringa in Your Diet

Moringa is a naturally caffeine-free raw food. Zokiva offers Moringa in its purest form in Moringa capsules and Moringa tea. Moringa capsules are an excellent alternative to synthetically produced and chemical-laced supplements that may offer some of the nutrients Moringa provides naturally. We recommend two Moringa capsules with a morning meal and two Moringa capsules with an evening meal daily for best results. Moringa tea is a nutritious and delicious way to incorporate the amazing benefits of Moringa in your diet and replace other, less nutritious beverages.

We hope you’ll join us in harnessing the age-old power of Moringa for your health and wellness.


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