What Is Moringa?

    Moringa also known as “Moringa Oleifera” is the sole genus in the flowering plant family Moringaceae. The name is derived from the Tamil word Murungai. The leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root are used to make medicine. Much of the plant is edible by humans or by farm animals. Different parts of this plant contain a profile of important minerals, and are a good source of protein, vitamins, beta-carotene, amino acids and various phenolics. The Moringa plant provides a rich and rare combination of zeatin, quercetin, beta-sitosterol, caffeoylquinic acid and kaempferol.