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Moringa Powder: Health Benefits, Uses, Dosage, Home Remedies & More

What is Moringa?

 

The moringa tree is native Himalayan Mountains in northern India and Nepal and is locally known as "drumstick tree" "miracle tree" and "tree of life". When it comes to the benefits of moringa, there are too many to count. Every part of this small tree can be used for different edible and medicinal purposes. The leaves, flowers, fruits and roots of the drumstick tree are all edible. The flowers, leaves and the fruit can be cooked and eaten, while the seeds are generally used to extract oil.

 

How is Moringa Powder Made?

 

This powerful superfood and remedy for malnutrition has been used as a traditional ayurvedic remedy for thousands of years. Moringa has various health benefits as it is packed with essential nutrients and antioxidants. Agamya’s moringa powder is extracted from the leaves of the moringa tree, by sun-drying, crushing and finally grinding it into a fine powder. Moringa leaves contain 3x more iron when compared to spinach. It has a delicious green leafy flavour, perfect for adding it to curries, stews, salads, smoothies, etc. 

 

Nutritional Value of Agamya Organics

Nutritional Value of Moringa Powder

 

Each tsp (3g) of moringa powder contains the following

Calories

75

Total Fat

1.6g

Saturated Fat

0g

Trans Fat

0g

Cholesterol

0mg

Sodium 

35mg

Carbohydrates

10g

Protein 

4.3g

Vitamin A

40%

Vitamin C

1%

Calcium

40%

Iron

5%

 

 

Health Benefits of Moringa Powder : What is Moringa Powder Good for?

 

If you have never tried moringa powder before, here are the main reasons why you should.

 

Benefits of Agamya Organics Moringa Powder

Moringa Improves Digestion

 

Moringa powder contains fiber, which regulates and helps ease digestive functions and is known to have a mild laxative effect therefore helps prevent constipation. Moringa is known for its strong anti-inflammatory properties and can help treat stomach ulcers and infections and even help reduce acidity.

 

Moringa Aids in Weight Loss

 

The leaves of the moringa tree contain an antioxidant called the chlorogenic acid that acts as a natural fat burner and helps increase metabolism. Studies have shown that moringa can help reduce fat formation and enhance fat breakdown thereby helping lose weight.

 

Moringa Lowers Blood Glucose Levels

 

Various studies and research has shown that the insulin-like proteins that are found in moringa leaves might help the body process sugar better, and can affect how the body releases insulin. Therefore helps keep diabetes in check by lowering blood sugar levels.

 

Moringa for Arthritis

 

Moringa contains various different vitamins A, C, and E, minerals, calcium etc. This helps treat the pain and inflammatory conditions caused by arthritis, and many other degenerative disorders. Moringa can also help prevent damage and degradation caused by free radicals in the cells of different organs, thereby keeping them healthy and functioning well.

 

Moringa Prevents Insomnia

 

Moringa powder contains amino acid tryptophan that is required for the production of serotonin and melatonin. Serotonin, commonly known as the happy hormone, prevents rapid eye movement or REM sleep while melatonin sends signals to the brain that it is time to sleep.

 

Moringa Boosts Immunity

 

Moringa powder contains vitamin A, C and iron that promotes a healthy and active immune system. Moringa powder is loaded with essential immune boosting phytonutrients that helps strengthen the immune system and helps fight various infections.

 

Moringa Boosts Energy

 

Moringa is rich in iron, which helps in reducing weakness and drowsiness. Moringa powder is highly nutritious and is filled with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. A smoothie with moringa powder in the morning will keep you feeling fresh and energised throughout the day.

 

Moringa Builds Strong Bones

 

Moringa Powder contains calcium and phosphorus, which are essential for bone health. Moringa is anti-inflammatory in nature and can help prevent arthritis and fight against osteoporosis, which keeps bones strong.

 

Moringa Balances Hormones

 

Moringa has also been linked to improved thyroid health, which controls hormones related to energy, sleep, and digestion. Moringa helps control diabetes and also increases hemoglobin levels, which could help balance hormones.

 

Moringa Helps Reduce Signs of Ageing

 

Moringa powder helps slow down the signs of ageing by rejuvenating dull and dry skin. Packed with antioxidants, it prevents free radical damage and helps reduce the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Moringa also contains vitamin C that helps repair damaged skin cells.

 

Moringa Treats Acne and Dark Spots

 

Moringa powder is helpful in preventing acne due to its antibacterial properties. It may also help reduce the appearance of blemishes and dark spots. Consuming moringa powder helps purify blood and removes toxins from the body, thereby reducing various skin conditions.

 

 

How to Use Moringa Powder - Simple Home Remedies and DIYs Using Moringa Powder

 

Moringa Powder for Hair Growth

 

The high protein content present in moringa powder rejuvenates hair follicles and helps in strengthening the hair and promotes the growth of new hair. Moringa helps increase the volume and adds shine to the hair if used regularly.

 

Moringa Powder for Skin

 

Take one tablespoon of moringa powder, a tablespoon of honey, a tablespoon turmeric powder, a tablespoon of gram flour and a few drops of lemon. Mix well and apply it on your face. Leave it on for about 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water and pat skin dry.

 

Moringa Powder for Sleep

 

Mix ½ tsp moringa powder, 1tbsp fresh lemon juice, 1 tbsp of honey in a cup of hot water. You could also boil this mixture for a minute or two with a few mint leaves. Stir well, strain and drink regularly.

 

Recipes using Agamya Organics Moringa Powder

 

Additional Ways to use Moringa Powder

 

Agamya’s Moringa Powder is made from naturally dried and ground moringa leaves and has a mild flavor with a slightly earthy, leafy taste. It works quite well with a number of different recipes.

Moringa powder can be added to a green smoothie.

Moringa powder can also be sprinkled into soups, salads

Moringa powder can be used as a caffeine-free coffee substitute by boiling it in hot water.

 

Is Moringa Powder Safe for Babies? 

 

For babies below six months, moringa powder is not recommended as they may be unable to digest anything besides milk formula or breast milk. For toddlers above six months of age, it is recommended that you could add a teaspoon for every 100g of milk. This will help provide the baby with a number of different vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Moringa powder is known to provide immunity, strong teeth and bones and support brain development.

It is however safer to consult a pediatrician to make sure that you could give your baby moringa powder, before directly trying it.

 

Is Moringa Powder Good for Dogs?

 

Moringa as we know is packed with various essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. As it has been proven to be beneficial for human health, similarly, research has shown that moringa can help keep your dog healthy. The part of the moringa tree that is commonly used for pets are the leaves. Moringa powder is also great in preventing and curing different health conditions in dogs.

Moringa powder helps increase the energy levels of your dogs, it maintains good cholesterol levels, boosts your dog’s immunity, and moringa powder can also maintain blood sugar levels and keep your pets active and healthy.

1 teaspoon of moringa powder contains:

4x the fiber in oats
25x the iron in spinach
15x the potassium in bananas
17x the calcium in milk
Vitamin E, A, B, C and many more.

 

Agamya Organics Moringa Powder

 

How to Use Moringa Powder for Dogs

 

Mix 1 teaspoon or a small scoop of moringa powder into your pet’s daily meals. Start by feeding your dog once a day with moringa powder and then gradually increase the dosage. Before you start using it for your dogs, make sure to ask the veterinarian first. Even though generally moringa powder is not harmful, it’s always better to stay on the safer side.


In conclusion, moringa has various different health benefits in both humans and pets. Consuming the ideal amount of moringa everyday helps increase energy and boosts immunity. Although various different brands of moringa powder are available in the market, Agamya’s moringa powder is 100% natural and is prepared from high-quality organic moringa leaves.

 

Click here to buy our organic moringa powder and avail all of its benefits.

 



FAQs About Moringa Powder

1.How much moringa powder can be consumed per day?

Even though higher quantities of moringa powder has not been known to cause harm, anything in excess is always bad for health. The recommended dosage of moringa powder per day should be limited to starting with about 1-2 teaspoons a day and can be increased upto 6-12 teaspoons by listening to your body.

 

2. When to take Moringa powder?

Moringa powder can be consumed at any time. Some people prefer taking it in the morning in the form of a smoothie or tea while others prefer having it in the evenings or even at night. 

 

3. Is moringa powder safe for babies?

Yes. As mentioned before, moringa powder is completely safe for babies above 6 months of age. 

 

4. Can moringa powder help you lose weight?

Yes. Moringa powder helps speed up metabolism and helps burn fat and thereby helps lose weight.

 

5. How often should you take moringa powder?

It is recommended that you take about 1 teaspoon of moringa powder either as a smoothie or sprinkled over salads or soups or even added to curries, and gradually increase it upto 1-2 tablespoons a day.

 

6. What does moringa powder taste like?

Moringa powder has a slightly earthy flavour. People have also described it to be similar to that of matcha or like a slightly spiced green tea.

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