Malunggay: Five Wonderful Benefits
It's in your soup. It’s in your dishes. It grows in your backyard, but you still insist on grabbing the one from your neighbor’s backyard. It’s malunggay.
Malunggay or Moringa, as it is commonly called in Western countries, has been used as herbal medicine in many cultures for hundreds of years. Malunggay is known as a very nutritious plant where it is used to combat malnutrition in third world countries especially for infants and nursing mothers.
Malunggay is widely believed to contain high value nutrients and consumption of which promotes general well being. Malunggay is also called a "miracle tree" primarily for the various health benefits it can provide for almost all kinds of diseases and medical conditions. More over almost all of its parts have use - from its roots, pods, barks, flowers and leaves.
Today, we’ll look at five reasons why malunggay is so widely used in supplements, juices, and even coffee!
Malunggay is known to combat malnutrition. Used to combat malnutrition, especially among infants and nursing mothers, malunggay contains vitamins A, B and C, calcium, iron and protein.
In late 1940's, The Department of Biochemistry at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore have found that malunggay or Moringa Oleifera leaves contain a compound "pterygospermin" that is known in medical science as having antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti fungal properties.
Anti-cancer properties associated with malunggay have been shown in studies to have an anti-tumor capacity. Moringa contains benzyl isothiocyanate. There are many studies that have shown this chemical and compounds derived thereof to have anti-cancer and chemoprotective capabilities. This chemoprotective aspect is critical for those who are battling cancer; this helps strengthen cells so that they can tolerate chemotherapy. Malunggay is also considered in the treatment of prostate cancer and skin cancer.
Malunggay has been found to inhibit inflammation. When an aqueous seed extract of malunggay has been administered to a carrageenan induced inflammation, it was noted that the aqueous seed extract of the malunggay inhibited the development of edema. The Malunggay is traditionally used to prevent and treat inflammations associated with rheumatism, arthritis and joint pains.
And a surprise fun fact: malunggay can help with your reproductive health. Natural Nutrition for the Tropics has reported that Malunggay or Moringa Oleifera is widely believed to have an aphrodisiac action that enhances sexual activity. Malunggay or moringa oleifera young leaves is also widely used to increase the flow of milk for lactating mothers.
Now you know how malunggay can help you in more ways than one, you might be thinking about the next dish you are going to cook and how you could put malunggay or moringa in it. Well, change your mindset because you can get all of these benefits plus nineteen- yes, nineteen!- more with Kopify 20 in 1 Instant Coffee Mix!
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