Moringa Scientific Name
Moringa Other Names
Spanish: Angela, Ben
Hindi: Saguna, Saijana
Other: Suragavo, Shevga, Rawag
What is Moringa?
Moringa, a native plant in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, is mainly used for its leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root to make medicine.
Common forms of Moringa
Moringa is commonly used for:
- Treating Joint pain
- Curing wounds
- Treating colds
- Treating Diabetes
- Protecting the liver
- Treating edema
- Treating stomach complaints
- Treating mood disorders
- Reducing high blood pressure
- Improving eye health
- Treating anemia and sickle cell disease
3 grams of moringa twice daily for 3 weeks
Moringa Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant women: Moringa may possess anti-fertility qualities and is therefore not recommended for pregnant women.
Children: Moringa leaf is likely safe when taken by mouth for short-term. Moringa leaf has been used safely in children for up to 2 months.
1. Moringa might drastically lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.
2. Moringa might lower blood pressure.
3. Using moringa might worsen Hypothyroidism.