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Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by precious-g: 2:51pm On Mar 09, 2011
Moringa oleifera is native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas and is truly incredible discovery.The tree is often referred to as "The Miracle Tree" and "Mothers Best Friend",which is understandable when you learn that Moringa contains a unique combination of vitamins,minerals and amino acids that make it one of the most nutritious plants ever discovered.Moringa powder,produced from Moringa leaves will take care of your general health as well as relieve you of other ailments.It is the richest source of calcium(4times more than milk) and has more vit c than oranges per gram.
   Medicinal/Nutritional Benefits

*Boosts the Immune System
*Controls Diabetes & Hypertension
*It detoxifies the Body System
*Increases intimate performance
*Good for Pregnant and bosom Feeding Women .Controls Rheumatism and Arthritis.Controls Anemia and Insomnia.Best for Pregnant and bosom Feeding Women.If you want more information on how to get MORINGA PLANT OR POWDER send email to patmoringa@gmail.com or phone 08024662011.KEEP IT REAL WITH YOUR HEALTH–HYPERTENSION
June 19, 2010 by moringamama

High Blood Pressure:


Hypertension, a cardiovascular, is a world wide common problem occurring mostly in the middle age and also as a hereditary or genetic condition. Hypertension can cause fatal cardiac and renal problems. So, hypertension is the silent killer. The main cause of hypertension is the increased level of sodium in the blood which results in abnormal systolic and diastolic pressure.

Moringa is the well known tree which is used to treat more than 300 diseases and disorders of the body. Moringa is the richest source of potassium as it contains 15 times the potassium content compared to banana. When the level of potassium in the blood decreases, the absorption of sodium naturally increases leading to hypertension or High Blood Pressure. As Moringa contains sufficient potassium content it prevents the excess absorption of sodium thereby decreasing the blood pressure. Regular consumption of Moringa can increase the level of potassium and helps to reduce the pressure of the blood flowing to cells and tissues.

Moringa leaf powder is nutrient rich and high content of vitamins. Our School and college students, who awake in late nights, can drink a cup of 3 teaspoonsful per day in a glass of juice or in smoothies to relieve the stress and takes the place of coffee or caffeine with no adverse effect. It’s one of the most secret performance enhancing products taken by athletes today who ingest mega-doses that help them physically and mentally. It’s great for people of all ages, especially the precious golden agers who are losing their alertness. The high mineral and vitamin content present in the Moringa leaf powder is a gift for pregnant women and mothers with new born babies. Infant thrives with Moringa with less or no childhood diseases. That is why is called “Mother’s Best Friend”. More than 40 basic nutrient should be present in our daily food intake.

The most important thing about the nutrients is that they should be from a natural source. Then will our body absorb the nutrient. The vitamin and calcium supplements that we take are not fully absorbed by the body. This is mainly because human body can identify what comes in and goes out. In other words, the human body will reap the benefit only when the Vitamins, minerals, amino acids and the other nutrients are fed together with Moringa, the Miracle Tree of life as Leaf powder and is organic and absolutely safe. Imagine a tree that can feed the cattle and make them to produce milk in double the normal production.

Though all the parts are edible and have their individual properties, the leaves are more prominent with excessive properties for all identifiable conditions. There are no known side effects (only the root). Moringa Leaf powder provides the necessary vitamins and mineral supplements for the system. It contains almost all the necessary vitamins, abundant of amino acid, micro and macro minerals for the cell function.

Moringa contains calcium which is 17 times that of milk. Calcium is needed for blood coagulation. It was noted that increased calcium intake will decline the incidence of hypertension. Moringa contains both potassium and calcium in greater proportion makes the hypertensive patient to reduce their pressure.

Dietary treatment is one of the core programs in treating systemic conditions like Hypertension, Diabetes, Anemia, Kidney conditions, High Cholesterol, Cancer, Immune system diseases, HIV/AIDS, malnutrition –kwashiokor and marasmus. Prenatal and postnatal conditions. Some inflammatory conditions and fibromyalgia. Hepatic conditions etc.

Moringa is the best supplement for the healthy life as it contains 90 + nutrients and 46 antioxidants. All the nutrients when consumed regularly will improve the nutritional status of our body. It is not difficult for us to take Moringa daily as we really need this in our diet to boost and build strong immune system. Moringa leaf in a dried form can be used as flakes also in soups, for a healthy life and system maintenance. Pure Moringa Mama leaf powder has no additive, is home and organically grown with out any additional fertilizer or herbicides compound.

For further details and purchase of Moringa Leaf powder and flakes visit Moringa Mama’s website @ http://www.moringamama.com

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MIRACULOUS MORINGA
March 10, 2010 by moringamama

Do you believe in miracles?

Miracles need not always be supernatural. God has scattered His wonder works everywhere. If we’re just careful to look around, we’re bound to discover a lot of them. Like Moringa. Moringa is a real miracle. Since I was a kid and up to now, I’ve always loved Moringa leaves. In Manila we call them “Malunggay.” It’s a tropical green leafy vegetable, often seen as clustered tiny leaves attached through thin stems to soft and slender branches. Some people cook and eat even these branches. They’re cheap–selling at P5 per bundle. A bundle is enough to feed a family of 4.

Moringa is packed with micro nutrients. Just imagine: you get beta carotene, Vitamin C, protein, iron, and potassium from it. Philippine government experts claim that a meal of this veggie is equal to 4 glasses of milk in terms of calcium, 7 oranges in terms of Vitamin C, 3 bananas in terms of potassium, has iron 3 times that of spinach, Vitamin A 4 times that of carrots, and protein double of what milk offers. It’s a super veggie. And it’s easy to grow–just cut an adult branch from a tree, thrust it deep enough in the ground, water daily and, presto, it’ll sprout the precious leaves in no time. When it’s fully grown, the more you harvest, the more leaves it will grow. Fantastic! Miraculous!

Cooked Moringa

Moringa is often stewed with chicken or pork. Simply saute chopped garlic, onions, and ginger in a small amount of cooking oil, add chicken or pork pieces in this, saute some more, pour in enough water, and then the Moringa leaves (without the stems). When they’re cooked, Moringa leaves taste a lot better than spinach or bok choy.

Some people make soothing and refreshing tea drinks out of boiled Moringa. It’s a perfect drink if you have sore throat. Simply wash the leaves and stems, even the branches if you want a more nutritious tea, boil and pour in a cup. It tastes like sweet corn. Some folks I know add in some salt and powder pepper, and it turns into a super health soup perfect with rice or just a steaming stew during cold days.

Moringa leaves is perfect with stewed shellfish, fish, boiled green seeds, sardines, as an omelet, or just as a plain sauteed dish. Better yet, juice it with its stems and branches in a mechanized juicer. You may mix the thick, dark juice with some apple or carrot juice. Now, imagine what super nutrition you’d get from that!

The pant also produces an elongated green fruit with lots of seeds in it. When cooked, this fruit tastes very delicious. And unlike other seeds, this seed not only is safe for those with arthritis, it actually cures the ailment. A favorite way to cook the seeds is to mix them with other vegetables and boiled with some pork, ginger, and a small amount of “bagoong” or small fish preserved in salt.

Medicinal Value

Cooked with chicken soup, it’s a powerful concoction against colds, fever, and flu. Herbal experts say it heals a lot of ailments and helps powerfully in treatingdiabetes, cancer, and other diseases. Some use it to increase mother’s milk when breastfeeding babies. The leaves, seeds, and oil are used in some places as traditional herbal medicine. It is even used for intimate virility, like when you have erectile dysfunction. It is said to be a promising power food source to help obliterate malnutrition in poor countries.

As Delicacies

Some folks in Manila cook Moringa as cakes, candies, jams, or sweets like pulboron–a flavored and hardened milk powder and cooked flour. So, instead of flour, some use refined Moringa. I find them better tasting than regular pulboron. And because it has similar properties as flour some use it to make noodles and bread. Like a genuine supernatural miracle, Moringa has lots of possibilities. The seeds are even made into biofuel that is definitely environment-friendly.

My Health Booster

I’m always interested in natural health booster foods that are quite cheap and easily available. For instance, periodically I eat boil Saluyot and drink the brew as well. Saluyot is as cheap as Moringa. It’s a super Vitamin A source and has plenty of fiber and anti-cancer and anti-aging properties. At times I alternate this with boiled Moringa, especially when I feel the need for some extra energy boost.

Do miracles still happen? A lot. Especially with Moringa around and very affordable, there’s no limit to what health and healing miracles are possible.

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Moringa , salvation in Philippines
March 10, 2010 by moringamama

http://www.fmwm.org/cms_media/files/October%20Newsletter.pdf

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IS MORINGA OLEIFERA GENETICALLY MODIFIED?
March 10, 2010 by moringamama

A: No, Moringa is one of few beneficial plants NOT genetically modified (GM). Today, alarmingly there are thousands of GM plants. Recent news reports confirm research brought
to the media several years ago, that in animal studies a diet rich in GM corn fed to animals caused them to develop abnormalities to internal organs and changes to their blood. These studies raise fears that human health could be affected by eating GM food. In Dr. Monica
G. Marcu’s book, “Miracle Tree”, (published by KOShealthpub.com), she outlines the current health concerns of GM corn and soy as the modern day health hazard, especially among infants, and Moringa is a superior replacement, unblemished by GM as it delivers supreme nutrition to all ages.

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Links to Moringa Research and Multiple diseases.
March 10, 2010 by moringamama

Epithileal Ovarian Cancer:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1924986/?tool=pmcentrez

Glucose Tolerance:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2275769/?tool=pmcentrez

Herpes Treatment:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14638393?itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum&ordinalpos=7

Pharmacological Properties of Moringa:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1921416?itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum&ordinalpos=14

HIV & AIDS:
http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/ma?f=102252161.html

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Help for sudan with moringa
March 6, 2010 by moringamama

Dear all
I came to know about Moringa Oleifera only three weeks ago, and I have been informed that Moringa trees have been used to combat malnutrition, especially among infants and nursing mothers. I looked in the internet and found a large number of reports on the nutritional qualities of Moringa which exist in both the scientific and the popular literature. I found that Moringa leaves contain more Vitamin A than carrots, more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach, more Vitamin C than oranges, and more potassium than bananas, and that the protein quality of Moringa leaves rivals that of milk and eggs, and here cam my interest in the tree.
I am a Sudanese from the region of Darfur, which marred with conflicts and war for the last six years, and where malnutrition among children has increased over the past year, despite massive humanitarian aid efforts. UN studies show that of the children affected by ongoing clashes, 16.1% suffer from acute malnutrition. Every year, $1 billion in aid is sent to Darfur, along with 13,000 aid workers from the United Nations and humanitarian agencies, providing food and medical help for some 2.5 million people driven from their homes.
The Moringa trees could save these children if a large plantation project was established and trees were distributed free to farmers and refugees to plant. If a good project was carried out this tree could eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty from Darfur.
I have about 30 hectares of land in Nyala the largest city in Darfur, I have four wells for water and diesel engine driven pumps. I used to plant vegetables and sell them to the local market, but since I came to know Moringa I decided to dedicate what is left of my life (52 years) to plant and distribute this tree to my people of Darfur. My plan is to plant seed trees and develop nurseries to distribute millions of trees free of charge.
When the people plant enough trees and come to know about their benefits, then health, nutritional, and financial reworded can be gained.
Please support me with any means possible to make this project a reality; with your know how, books, recent papers, companies and organizations who can support physically and financially, NGO,s who would support with establishment of the plantation and providing seeds, or any helpful information.
With my best regards
Dr. Mohamed Suliman Adam
drmohamedsadam@gmail.com
darfury@fastmail.fm
00249914462665

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MORINGA STUDIY IN NICARAGUA
March 6, 2010 by moringamama EDN Stories: NEW USES OF MORINGA STUDIED IN NICARAGUA
Posted byECHO Editor on Tuesday, June 08 @ 12:19:33 CDT
Contributed by ECHO Staff



By Lowell Fuglie

We featured the work of Dr. Lowell Fuglie (Church World Service, Dakar, Senegal) with the moringa tree as a base for a nutrition program in EDN 64. When he spoke at ECHO’s conference last November he told us that he had heard of innovative research into uses of moringa in Nicaragua. In April of this year he made a trip to Nicaragua to see this work first-hand. The following is his report on that trip. While parts of this project make use of machinery that few in our network would have available, the results can still be helpful. You might find a way to adapt to your situation, even if yields might be less. Editor.


I was able to pay a 4-day visit to Nicaragua last week to see the work done by Nikolaus and Gabriele Foidl of BIOMASA in research on the moringa tree (Moringa oleifera). They have accumulated a wealth of new information about the use of moringa in agroforestry systems, as cattle feed, as a growth hormone for plants, as well as insights into oil extraction and water treatment.

BIOMASA is an agricultural research program located in Nicaragua that has studied various aspects of moringa for over six years.

Moringa Leaf Extract As A Plant Growth Hormone

Juice from fresh moringa leaves can be used to produce an effective plant growth hormone, increasing yields by 25-30% for nearly any crop: onions, bell pepper, soya, maize, sorghum, coffee, tea, chili, melon . . . One of the active substances is Zeatin: a plant hormone from the Cytokinines group. This foliar spray should be used in addition to (and not in lieu of) other fertilizers, watering and sound agricultural practices.

In one trial, use of this spray increased maize yields from 60 to 130 sacks per hectare. Using this hormone, BIOMASA was able to grow coffee at 30 meters altitude. Coffee, shaded with Jatropha curcas, produced beans in just 17 months.

Here is how they make the spray:

a) Make an extract by grinding young moringa shoots (not more than 40 days old) together with a bit of water (about one liter per 10 kg fresh material).

b) Filter the solid out of the solution. This can be done by placing the solution in a cloth and wringing out the liquid. The solid matter, which will contain 12-14% protein, can be used as livestock feed.

c) Dilute the extract with water at a 1:32 ratio and spray directly onto plants (if the extract is not going to be used within five hours, it is best stored in a freezer until needed). Apply about 25 ml per plant.

The foliar spray should be applied 10 days after the first shoots emerge from
the soil, again about 30 days before plants begin to flower, again when seed appears and finally once more during the maturation phase.



Nikolaus Foidl with coffee under Jatropha

Moringa Shoots As Green Manure
Using moringa as a green manure can significantly enrich agricultural land. In this process, the land is first tilled. Moringa seed is then planted 1-2 cm deep at a spacing of 10×10 cm (a density of one million seed per hectare). The density can be greater. The only limits to plant density are availability of seed, water and fertilizer. After 25 days, the seedlings are plowed into the soil to a depth of 15 cm. The land is prepared again for the crop desired.

Seeding can be done mechanically if the seed is first de-hulled. Planting kernels will reduce germination time by up to three days.

A simple method of seeding is to first rototill the soil to a depth of 10 cm, then scatter seed over the soil and rototill again to a depth of 2-3 cm.

Intensive Moringa Leaf Production

Whether produced for use as a green manure, for livestock or for human consumption, moringa can be grown intensively with yields of up to 650 metric tons of green matter per hectare. This compares very well to other green manure crops such as lablab beans, which yield up to 110 tons/hectare of green matter in pure stands.

These high yields were obtained through subsoiling to a depth of 60 cm (to encourage drainage and good root development), rotavating, then planting moringa at a 10×10 cm density (one million plants per hectare) with sufficient fertilizer (cow dung is preferred). BIOMASA did sub-soiling with a deep plugging unit produced by a German company called HOWARD (unit costs US$8,000 and requires a 150 HP tractor).

The green matter is harvested when plants reach a height of 50 cm or more (every 35-40 days), cut at a distance of 15-20 cm above the ground. Although losses of seedlings may be 20-30% in the first year, the vigorous regrowth of the remaining seedlings will produce 3 or 5 new shoots after each cutting. Up to nine harvests can be obtained annually. In time (some of BIOMASA’s moringa stands are three years old) the 15-20 cm stem will become thick and woody but will continue to send up green shoots.

The 650 metric ton yield was obtained in sandy, well-drained soil at 30 meters altitude. Rainfall was 1300 mm annually with irrigation practiced during the dry season. At this level of production, the nutrient requirement per hectare each year is:

1,800 kg Calcium
0.5 kg Copper
1,400 kg Magnesium
380 kg Phosphorus
0.6 kg Boron
280 kg Nitrogen
0.3 kg Zinc


Intensive leaf production in Senegal

For bulk orders, local fertilizer producers can mix this to order. Barring that, adding urea to existing fertilizers can provide many of the needed nutrients. [Ed.: Note that the soils in other locations may be able to provide a portion of these requirements and fertilizer needs may be different.]

Moringa As Livestock Feed

BIOMASA conducted extensive trials using moringa leaves as cattle feed (beef and milk cows), swine feed, and poultry feed. With moringa leaves constituting 40-50% of feed, milk yields for dairy cows and daily weight gains for beef cattle increased 30%. Birth weight, averaging 22 kg for local Jersey cattle, increased by 3-5 kg.

The high protein content of moringa leaves must be balanced with other energy food. Cattle feed consisting of 40-50% moringa leaves should be mixed with molasses, sugar cane, young elephant grass, sweet (young) sorghum plants, or whatever else is locally available. The maximum protein and fiber content of livestock feed should be:

Lactating cow: Protein 18%; Fiber 26-30%
Beef cow: Protein 12-14%; Fiber 36%
Lactating sow: Protein 16-18%; Fiber 5-7%
Meat pig: Protein 12-14%; Fiber 5-7%

Care must be taken to avoid excessive protein intake. Too much protein in pig feed will increase muscle development at the expense of fat production. In cattle feed, too much protein can be fatal (from alteration of the nitrogen cycle).

Nutrient value of moringa leaves can be increased for poultry and swine through the addition of an enzyme (phytase) to break down the phytates, leading to increased absorption of the phosphorus found in moringa. The enzyme should be simply mixed in with the leaves without heating. It is NOT for use with ruminants. [Companies that sell phytase include Roche (Hoffman-LaRoche), which has distributors worldwide. ECHO was quoted a price of US$6.40/kg of Ronozymetm P (also sold as Roxazymetm in some regions). One kilo of enzyme at that concentration can treat 3333 kg of broiler chicken feed, the same amount of swine feed, or 5555 kg layer chicken feed. If you don't know of a local Roche dealer you can find one on the internet at www.roche.com/vitamins/areas.html or write to their mail order address at Roche Vitamins Inc., PO Box 910, Nutley, NJ 07110-1199, USA.]

Cattle were fed 15-17 kg of moringa daily. Milking should be done at least three hours after feeding to avoid the grassy taste of moringa in the milk.

With moringa feed, milk production was 10 liters/day.
Without moringa feed, milk production was 7 liters/day.

With moringa feed, daily weight gain of beef cattle was 1,200 grams/day. Without moringa feed, daily weight gain of beef cattle was 900 grams/day.

The higher birth weight (3-5 kg) can be problematic for small cattle. It may be advisable to induce birth 10 days prematurely to avoid problems. Incidence of twin births also increased dramatically with moringa feed: 3 per 20 births as opposed to the usual average of 1:1000.

Moringa Leaf Concentrate

Chickens will not voluntarily consume moringa leaves or moringa leaf powder. However, about half the protein content can be extracted from the leaves in the form of a concentrate which can then be added to chicken feed (or used in many other ways). The protein content desired in chicken feed is 22%. To obtain the concentrate, mix leaves with water and run the mix through a hammer mill. Heat this mash to 70 degrees Celsius for 10 minutes. The protein will clump and settle to the bottom. After pouring off the liquid, this can then be freeze-dried.

A somewhat simpler alternative to freeze-drying is to take a pressure cooker and fit in the top a copper tube or steel tube. Take a compressor from an old refrigerator. Link the tube to the compressor inlet and run the compressor. At a temperature of 300 C and about 50 mm of vacuum you can take out most of the water by evaporation in vacuum (in case you need it dry).

But if you wish to use it as a fresh fodder just take the sludge after sedimentation and mix it with dry fodder until you can handle it as a semidry mass. Then press it through a meat grinder to make homemade pellets. For pig fodder just mix the pellets with the normal fodder (be careful not to overdo it – fattening pigs need 12-14% and lactating pigs 16-18% protein).

Moringa Seed Oil Extraction

Nikolaus Foidl designed a motorized moringa seed de-huller with a built-in blower to separate out the chaff. The de-hulling part of the machine consists of two revolving rubber plates slightly oval in shape. Seed is run through 3 times, with the space between the plates diminished slightly each time (smaller seed not de-hulled the first time will be de-hulled the 2nd or 3rd time).

Nikolaus suggests that a screw press made of simple iron may be better suited to moringa oil extraction than one made of steel. Chromium and nickel in the steel may react with the oil and lower oil quality. One possibility is the FAKT press, a German-designed oil press now produced in India, which BIOMASA has successfully used to extract Jatropha oil. The FAKT press costs about US$1400 and will process 80-90 kg/hour. [Contact FAKT - Associated Consultants, Stephan Blattman Str. 11, 78120 Furtwangen, Germany; phone: +49 7723 91 20 63; fax: +49 7723 53 73; e-mail:ReiMetzler@aol.com.]

Following extraction, moringa oil should be filtered (through cheese cloth or coffee filter). This will remove the protein content upon which bacteria feed. Viscosity of oil can be improved by heating it to 40-50( C before filtering.

At Church World Service in Senegal, one oil extraction trial used kernels that had been de-hulled three months earlier. The oil promptly separated into a milky wax and liquid. According to Nikolaus, this was probably due to the rapid deterioration in the stored kernels of the anti-oxidant vitamin E. A few (1-5) drops per liter of the essential oil of sage, rosemary or mint (or a twig of the latter), both excellent anti-oxidants, can be added to moringa oil to stabilize it. (Trials can be done to determine at what point the taste of the sage or rosemary oil becomes noticeable.)

Water Treatment

Among other achievements, BIOMASA installed a water treatment system using moringa seed powder in one village in Nicaragua. BIOMASA also isolated the active ingredient, a polyelectrolyte, in the laboratory. One hundred kg of moringa kernels will produce about 1 kg of (almost pure) polyelectrolyte.

BIOMASA found that the level of polyelectrolyte present in the kernels is substantially less during the wet season. (This may explain why, in our work in Senegal, a water treatment experiment done last September failed to work!) Seed harvested for water treatment should be harvested during the dry season only.

Seed powder can also be used to harvest algae from waste water, currently an expensive process using centrifuges. Spirolina algae is farmed in Mexico and Israel with minor production in other countries. The spirolina are used in health food and cosmetic products, and it is a common fish food ingredient. Seed powder will cause the algae to sink to the bottom. Once harvested, further drying can be done with a simple steam-heated drum dryer heated to 110(C to kill eggs, etc. In feeding fish, 100% of protein can come from algae sources. For cattle feed, however, at most 10% of protein content can be replaced with algae protein. It should also be cautioned that algae food or feed products can contain toxins from the water in which it was grown.

General Notes

According to Foidl, moringa wood makes excellent pulp – as good as poplar (Populus sp.).

Leaves are excellent for biogas production.

The effective altitude limit for growing moringa is 500 meters. [Ed: This might be higher nearer the equator.] Excessively windy conditions will cause the tree to dry out.

Vitamin A (Beta-carotene) content: there are around 25 kinds of B-carotene. Efficiency of retinol production varies among types. Research is still required to know more about the B-carotene types in moringa leaves and their efficiency in transforming carotene to retinol, as well as the losses or inactivation due to various moringa processing methods.

We’ve had to be brief about most of these processes. For more information contact: Nikolaus Foidl, Proyecto Biomasa, Uni Rupap, Costado Sur, Villa Progreso, Managua, Nicaragua; e-mail:biomasa@ibw.com.ni. ECHO also has added a new website on moringa to the internet at www.moringaseed.com.

Note: This article appeared in EDN #68 June 2000


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HEALTH AND MONEY
March 6, 2010 by moringamama

“There is this difference between the two temporal blessings-health and money; money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed; health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied; and his superiority of the latter is still more obvious when we reflect that the poorest man would not part with health, but the richest would gladly part with money for health.”—–Caleb Colton, English Clergy ( 1780-1832)

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USES OF MORINGA
March 3, 2010 by moringamama

Every parts of Moringa plant is edible. many traditions and cultures have used this Miracle Tree for so many diseases and for prevention of ailments.

LEAVES: this is believed to have a stabilizing effect on blood pressure and controls blood glucose levels. They are also used in the case of anxiety, diarrhea,and inflammation of the colon, skin infections, scurvy, intestinal parasites, and many other conditions.

SEEDS: Used against fevers and tumors, while the seed oil is applied externally to relieve pain and swelling from gout and rheumatism. It is used internally for prostate and bladder ailments. The oil is considered an excellent tonic as it contains multitude of vitamins and beneficial substances.

Many of the above remedies have been supported by recent laboratory studies even though the interest in Moringa’s treasure is not well established as yet. The Moringa Tree has multitudes of nutrients, antioxidant, anti-aging, and anti inflammatory compounds which balances the health, fight parasites and infections, provide the missing nutrients in the body, supports the natural immune system and fortify the body against stress and environmental harms. In Africa , Senegal is called, ” Nebeday” which means, ” Never die”. This is a life giving tree.

Moringa plant can also be used as a domestic cleaning agent, dye( it wood yield blue dye), natural fertilizer( green manure) for robe making and life fence.

Moringa could be a low calorie, low salt, nutritious diet, hence weight loss supplement natural way.

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MORINGA PLANT -MARUNGGAY
March 3, 2010 by moringamama

The Incredible, edible Marunggay, as Filipinos describes it has been the world most unutilized nutritious plant on the face of the earth. ” Moringa is a tree that brings hope to malnourished children while drying the tears of their mothers” ( Dr. Monica Marcu,in her book ” MIRACLE TREE”)

” Moringa is a healer, food magician, beauty and beautician, a plant with surprising water purification capabilities, a best friend and humanitarian who works for so little. She is one of the most useful trees on earth, especially in semi-aride and drought -prone areas where she is often grown in courtyards and gardens. Her succulent, protein-rich leaves are harvested daily for soups and salads. The amazing thing is that they grow during the dry season and i times of drought, precisle when most other food growth is limoted. Where local diets lack a major contribution to human and animal health; in many cases, it can mean the difference between life and death. There is no negative effect to daily consumption of Moringa leaves and seeds. Non have been reported.”

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Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by zija1: 1:56am On Apr 24, 2012
The Medical Journal from John Hopkins Hospital speaks so
much volume to me.
I wish I had moringa when my mother and father was still alive.

Exodus 15 22-25 is about Moringa as well.

God Bless

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Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by wakes(m): 9:49pm On Apr 24, 2012
zija1: The Medical Journal from John Hopkins Hospital speaks so
much volume to me.
I wish I had moringa when my mother and father was still alive.

Exodus 15 22-25 is about Moringa as well.

God Bless

http://www.zijapowerhealth.com zija
has Zija arrived Nigeria now? Pls lemme know @poster.
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Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by zija1: 1:46pm On Apr 25, 2012
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Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by zija1: 1:47pm On Apr 25, 2012
wakes:
has Zija arrived Nigeria now? Pls lemme know @poster.
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Not in Nigeria yet but as long as your governments mailing will let me ship you Zija my self we can get you in. Send me an email at zijaextreme (at) gmail dot com.
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Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by abubello(m): 8:39am On May 18, 2012
moringa is widely available in northern nigeria. It is one of the cheapest vegetables in the north. Its hausa name is zogale. Ihave been eating it right from when i wss a kid. Unfortubately many people in thr north arr not aware of its nutritional and medicinal value they judt view it as ordinary vegetable.
 
 
 
 
Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by wakes(m): 8:22am On Aug 08, 2013
zija1:

Not in Nigeria yet but as long as your governments mailing will let me ship you Zija my self we can get you in. Send me an email at zijaextreme (at) gmail dot com.
We have a lot of people getting their Zija way before we launch that country.
Zija in Nigeria now. To join TODAY, call Solomon on 08065386819. Visit www.ternder.myzija.com. Blessings!

Have A Great One! cheesy
 
 
 
 
Re: Moringa Oleifera-a Tree With Many Healing Powers. by Kaymentor(m): 12:09pm On Mar 10
What we are just reading is the usefulness of moringa, why not take the ailments one after the other and discuss how they can be cure by moringa ?

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