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moringa

Called the "Tree of Life", very popular food, medicinal and garden tree in developing countries worldwide, sold in their local markets. All parts are used. Slender tree with drooping branches, grows to 10m (30ft) thin seed pods that look like drumsticks. One of the fastest growing trees- reaching 9 feet within 10 months of planting seed! has deep roots to survive dry seasons and bring up lots of nutrients from deep in the ground. Loves sun, does not tolerate frost. Roots taste like horseradish. Leaves used for soup, tea, salads, stews, stir-fries. Immature seedpods, called "drumsticks" are edible, as are the leaves, roots, flowers, mature seeds and oil from seeds. All parts including bark used medicinally. Sap makes blue color dye. Leaves are most nutritious part, very high in vitamin C, beta-carotene, magnesium, calcium and one of the highest sources of protein of any leaf. 3 times more iron than spinach. Leaves can be used like spinach- raw, cooked, soup, or dried and powdered. Seeds can be eaten like peas or roasted like nuts. Seed oils very high in beneficial behenic acid. Roots used like horseradish. Used to increase energy and expel parasites. Used medicinally for diabetes (controls glucose levels), Epstein-Barr, antibacterial, anti-parasite, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, increase breast milk, better sleep, depression, anxiety, liver, kidney, stomach inflammation, thyroid, cancer, colon inflammation anemia, high blood pressure, arthritis, rheumatism, joint pain, migraine, detoxification, skin beautification and ani-aging, chronic fatigue, stabilize chemicals that balance thoughts and emotions, faster recover from workouts. Used to disinfect questionable water from bacteria. Also effective against salmonella, staph, enterobacter, dysentery. No reported side effects.
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While Ved Luchmun is producing his banana chips, another agro-entrepreneur Vikram Kanhye, in northern Mauritius, is looking at the moringa tree that grows wild in almost every backyard in the island.
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Aniaaz Ogen Irad who is currently visiting Sudan, announced at the meeting with State Minister of the Ministry of Sciences and Communications, Al-Saddiq Fadlalla, in the presence of the UNIDO Director in Khartoum, and representative of Moringa Research Council and technology, the Ministries of Trade and industry, she announced the adoption of the organization of a plan for promotion of cultivation and search on moringa.
They have been helping people grow Moringa for more than 25 years, while spreading awareness of its potential benefits.
Moringa leaves had the highest beta-carotene level (427 mg/kg) of all leaf samples collected by our group in South Pacific countries and Northern Australia in 2012 (Table 1), and bioconversion of beta-carotene in Moringa leaves to vitamin A is efficient (Ejoh et al 2010).
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The Moringa oleifera tree is long known to rural Haitians for its nutritious leaves eaten raw or added to soup, said Hugh Locke, President of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA), when announcing a commercial Moringa production study in Haiti.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a EUR 10 million equity investment in the African compartment of the Moringa Private Equity Fund.
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