The Moringa tree is often described as the Miracle tree, and also known as the drumstick tree and horseradish tree. Its leaves are small and rounded but packed with an incredible amount of nutrition: protein, calcium, beta-carotene, vitamin C, potassium, to name a few.
Moringa leaf powder contains 9 essential amino acids, 27 vitamins, 46 antioxidants, and many minerals. Gram for gram, the fresh leaves of the moringa plant contain:
This bright green powder can contribute to your recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables. It has a mild peppery flavour. Add to juice, smoothies, yoghurt, salad, soups, stews or cooked food.
In this video, Marlien from Yoga Kitchen will teach you how to use this superfood, Moringa leaf powder, in a sauce or dressing. Available from Health Connection Wholefoods.