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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

This Little Known Plant Treats Everything From Headaches to Cancer

Not many people have heard about this plant, but health researchers know that it can treat a multitude of human ailments. In fact, the National Institutes of Health named it "The Plant of the Year" in 2008. What is it?

What you need to know about moringa

Moringa is a plant that comes from the sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, as well as the tropics. All of it -- the leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root -- are used to make medicine. Its leaves are full of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, and more. The moringa plant has anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, and cholesterol-lowering properties, and it can help protect against heart problems.

Some have claimed that the moringa plant can cure or prevent up to 300 different diseases. But some of the most commonly-attributed disease cures linked to moringa include:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Stomach problems
  • High blood pressure
  • Allergies and asthma
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Low sex drive

How to use moringa

Moringa leaves can be added to salads. Moringa leaf powder can also be added to tea or other foods daily. Reported results from regular use of moringa include reducing blood pressure and blood sugar, lowering cholesterol, and reducing inflammation from arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.

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