Fresh moringa leaves
It is served with chopped lettuce or in a sauce or pesto, cooked like spinach or mixed with other vegetables (for example with carrots and tomatoes).
The powder of the dried leaves of Moringa is due to the diversity of its ingredients is an optimal food supplement for supply of vital substances. You can easily add conventional foods such as vegetables, yogurt, sauces and fruit drinks. The broken dried leaves are used to a calming tea.
The seeds can be eaten raw or roasted and have an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory property. Other studies confirm its efficacy against arthritis and skin cleaning effect.
Unpeeled seeds 100 seeds (30 g packs).
Dry leaves powder, 50 g packs.
Crushed dried leaves for tea, in packages of 50 grams.
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With vital deficiencies or health promotion recommended 1-2 tablespoons daily (children 1-2 teaspoons) Moringa powder. Ingestion of moringa powder does not replace a healthy and balanced diet and they should be considered as complementary foods.
No, since all ingredients are soluble in water (expect from beta carotene) your body will wash out surplus substances. The calorie content is 205 kcal / 100 g - this corresponds to approximately 16 kcal per tablespoon (7.5 g).
Patients who are under medical treatment or taking drugs, should consult their doctor or pharmacist before taking Moringa.
There are no known side effects. However, it's recommended to start with little amount per day and increase it slowly. Moringa powder is free of preservatives and flavorings and other triggers of intolerance as gluten, lactose or soy and can be easily consumed by persons suffering allergies.
In a cold and dark environment dried Moringa products can be stored for several months. However, some substances such as vitamins degrade over time.
The agricultural production area of Moringa extends from Mexico to Brazil, but practically all of Africa and parts of South Asia.
Moringa grows in many areas and is readily usable in agriculture. In addition, at the end of the dry season yet even the tree bears edible leaves - So when other foods are scarce.
Moringa powder smells slightly like dried spinach and has a spicy note. You can combine Moringa with all kinds of food. With its own flavor it fits for example well to the following menus:
- Soups (of carrots, potatoes, pumpkin)
- Fruit juices, smoothies
- Yoghurt, Dipsauces, salad dressings
- Scrambled eggs, pesto
- Vegetables (leaves that go well with carrots)
- Mixtures of spices (ex for Raclette)
- Tea hot or cold, optional add lemon, ginger, etc.