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The Moringa Tree: Moringa Oleifera

16 Sep 2020

THE MORINGA TREE

The moringa tree, often called the miracle tree or the drumstick tree, is an extraordinary natural creation that is native to Africa and Asia. It has long been used and treated as one of the most appreciated greens of our time because of it's many health benefits & medicinal properties.

It is almost like a whole meal in one! Every part of the moringa tree is edible. The leaves can be eaten just as we eat spinach, the seed pods are called drumsticks often used in Indian cooking, similar to green beans, and the roots are just like horseradish!

The Moringa Tree

This timeless plant is drought-resistant and can thrive in a variety of different soils! Suggesting, even the most harsh weather conditions would not phase this miracle creation! Not only does it flourish in these tropical & subtropical climates, it also grows at an incredible speed. The leaves can be harvesting within 8 weeks, and the full package comes to mature within 9 months of being planted. It is good for us, good for the environment and good for the communities that plant them! What's not to like?!

WE LOVE MORINGA, MORINGA LOVES US.

It is called the miracle tree for very obvious reasons. It has healing powers!

Check out the top 5 benefits of Moringa Oleifera here.

The variety of vitamins and minerals it serves is incredible! Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, Vitamin C, Calcium, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc! It is literally a power pack of nutrients!

It is particularly low in fats, containing isothiocyanate and niaziminin, compounds that help to stop arteries from thickening, so great in keeping cholesterol levels in check. Also tremendously helpful in controlling the amount of glucose in blood, helping reduce high blood pressure.

Moringa is particularly great in reducing the severity of some asthma attacks and protect against bronchial constrictions. The antioxidants, in this miracle green, aids toxicity levels in the kidney inhibiting the likelihood of developing stones in the kidney, bladder or uterus. Give yourself a moringa dose everyday!

Last, but definitely not the least important benefit; it supports brain health and cognitive function because of its antioxidant and neuro-enhancer activities.

CURIOUS ABOUT HOW IT'S MADE?

We grow our Moringa in an organic permaculture farm that is Rainforest Alliance Certified in Tanzania, East Africa. Once the leaves are harvested, they are cleaned with purified water. We purify our water through a reverse osmosis (RO) process that removes all contaminants and flushes all unwanted molecules away. Once the moringa is cleaned, we dry it within 18 hours at a constant temperature, which allows optimal nutrient retention. As the drying process completes, these leaves are taken to grind down to a floury consistency to make Dhow's Moringa Powder!

And that's it, our process is that simple! We add no fillers, additives, bulking agents or any sorts of nasties in our products, just pure goodness!


Moringa

Moringa can be used in baking, cooking, sprinkle on some salads, or breakfast bowls or smoothies! You name it, you can Moringa it!

Shop Dhow Moringa Powder now! 100% pure, organic and vegan!

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