The Moringa story is a remarkable one of a humble plant that made strides in the ancient world for many years. Moringa was utilized by the ancient Romans, Greeks and Egyptians; it is now widely cultivated, has become naturalized in many locations in the tropics and Moringa’s secrets are being made available to modern science. With discoveries made so far, Moringa is reputed to be one of the most nutrient-rich plants that provide a rich and rare combination of nutrients, amino acids, antioxidants, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties with many health benefits in contrast to other plants which may have one or two benefits only. No wonder the plant is referred to as a powerhouse of health and nutritional value.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of high infant mortality throughout the tropics. Moringa has helped in bringing nutrition to these hungry children. High in protein, vitamins, and minerals, it is considered one of the most nutritious vegetables in the world. It is an important nutrient source for nursing mothers as well as developing children.
All parts of the Moringa tree are edible and have long been consumed by humans.