The Power Packed Leaf – MORINGA
Did you know, Moringa leaves (drumstick leaves) contains 4 times more Vitamin A than that of a Carrot?
Commonly known as ‘Murungai keerai’ in Tamil and ‘Sahejan ke Patte’ in Hindi is a power packed green leafy vegetable with enormous nutrition like Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Protein, Vitamin C, Vitamin B complex, Vitamin A , Potassium and 80 other nutrients and 46 antioxidants. It is anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. That’s a jackpot.
Pick them carefully, clean them thoroughly and cook them deliciously. You can try making Drumstick leaves’ – clear soup / sambar / thoran / poriyal / dal / thogayal / koftas / theplas / parathas / adai / pesarattu / sajana phula bara / khakaru sajana saga to enjoy its benefits.
healthy eyes – health bones – stimulates nervous system – prevents heart disease – supports brain health – protects liver - boosts immune system – prevents growth of cancer cells – increases appetite – acts as a detoxifying agent – prevents constipation - controls blood sugar levels – controls blood pressure levels – helps treat arthritis – helps treat asthma - treats acne – prevents hair loss - prevents anemia in pregnant women – helps in fetal bone and teeth development – increases breast milk secretion.
P.S – The leaves can be dried, powdered and stored to be taken as tea.