Moringa leaves are already familiar to people in Asia such as India, Malaysia and Indonesia. Moringa trees can grow almost in all tropical regions. Who would have thought behind the little leaves stored the amazing benefits of moringa leaves.
The people in the western area may still rarely consume moringa leaves. But for those who live in the eastern hemisphere, this moringa leaf is a very popular vegetable. In addition to its delicious taste, the benefits of moringa leaves have been proven. Moringa leaf proved to have many uses and health benefits.
Moringa leaf has long been used as a traditional medicine and as a raw material treatment with herbs for various types of diseases. Benefits of moringa leaves can be said to be relatively diverse, ranging from mild illness to the type of chronic diseases including diabetes. Undeniably, though often underestimated, moringa leaves are very rich in nutrients. Moringa leaves are rich in vitamins, minerals and a variety of valuable compounds that have properties for your body.
According to research from the National Institute of Nutrition, India. Vitamin A in fresh moringa leaf is equal to 4 times that of carrots. Meanwhile, dried moringa leaves contain vitamin A, 10 times that of vitamin A in carrots. Vitamin C in moringa leaves reaches seven times that of vitamin C in oranges. Calcium in Moringa leaves has four times more than calcium in milk.
In addition to the general nutrients mentioned above, moringa leaves also have essential amino acids needed for the body, this amino acid is very important in the healing process of various diseases. Several types of amino acids present in moringa leaves among others argine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenilalinin, theronin, threonine, tryptophan, and valine. Some of these amino acids are needed in the process of body growth.
In fact, because of the high nutrients required for the body, the WHO recommends that all infants should be given moringa leaves as a vegetable intake, given the protein content, calcium and vitamins found in moringa leaves are very high compared with other fruits or vegetables.
Moringa leaves for diabetes
The benefits of moringa leaves for diabetes also proved true. You can use the leaves to treat the diabetes you suffered. Moringa leaf stew can be drunk to treat diabetes and help increase the cells sensitivity to insulin.
As you know, this time moringa leaf is famous for treating various diseases. Diseases such as breath shortness, rheumatic, diabetes, fever or hepatitis can be cured with moringa leaves. Of course, in addition to healing disease, moringa leaf is also useful for maintaining the body vitality so as not easily attacked by disease.
From some existing literature, it is known that moringa leaves have benefits as antimicrobial, antioxidant, antibacterial, and accelerate the healing of various inflammatory diseases, cure flu, anti-worms, bronchitis, cancer, and thyroid. Some literature even mentions that this moringa leaf has benefits to control the herpes virus and HIV.
Moringa leaves can also be used to lower high blood pressure, normalize kidney function, and improve liver function. In addition to the benefits that so much, there are more benefits of moringa leaves to treat gout, arthritis. Moringa leaves are used to promote healthy blood circulation and as a natural anti-inflammatory.
Moringa leaves contain pterigospermin which stimulates the skin and stimulates the muscles and nervous system. If the fresh moringa leaves are crushed, then rubbed into the weak or sick body parts, it can reduce the pain because this leaf is also analgesic.