- The moringa tree is grown mainly in semiarid, tropical, and subtropical areas. While it grows best in dry, sandy soil, it tolerates poor soil. It is a fast-growing, drought -resistant tree. The leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root are used to make medicine.
USES AND ADVANTAGES
- Moringa is used for “tired blood” (anemia); arthritisand other joint pain(rheumatism); asthma; cancer; constipation; diabetes; diarrhea; epilepsy; stomach pain; stomach and intestinal ulcers; intestinal spasms; headache; heart problems; high blood pressure; kidney stones; fluid retention; thyroid disorders; and bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections.
- Moringa is also used to reduce swelling, increase sex drive(as an aphrodisiac), prevent pregnancy, boost the immune system, and increase breastmilk production. Some people use it as a nutritional supplement or tonic.
- Moringa is sometimes applied directly to the skinas a germ-killer or drying agent (astringent). It is also used topically for treating pockets of infection (abscesses), athlete’s foot, dandruff, gum disease(gingivitis), snakebites, warts, and wounds.
- Oil from moringa seeds is used in foods, perfume, and hair care products, and as a machine lubricant.
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