5 Benefits of Moringa for Women’s Health

benefits of moringa

Moringa has gained popularity among people quite lately especially among celebrities and women. And do you know why? It’s a superfood that nourishes the body and one plant women truly need to keep their whole being healthy. It has vitamins and minerals that can help the body.

Also, according to Healthline, Moringa leaves have 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and 15 times more potassium than a banana? It also contains amino acids, protein, iron, and calcium. Now imagine how these vitamins would be beneficial to women.

Moringa’s benefits for women doesn’t end there. It also contains slimming properties and can help our hair and skin as a women. Moringa is also popular for its ability to make people lose weight. So many articles and testimonies about weight loss and moringa are all over the internet.

Given the benefits of moringa especially in women, it’s not shocking that it can help you shed some unhealthy fats. As a matter of fact, celebrities including Naomi Campbell has mentioned moringa as one of the most fantastic ways to nourish and energize the body, as well as help the immune system. Adding moringa to your meals or making tea from it might be a new thing you need to support your immunity as a woman.

What are the Health Benefits of Moringa

1. Moringa serves as a multivitamin

Moringa is composed of high vitamins that range from A, C, and E and these vitamins have their functions in the body. The vitamins are called antioxidants and they perform the special function of combating illness and infection in the body.

Vitamins A and E also prevent cellular mutation hence keeping the cells healthy.

Adding moringa usage to your daily nutrition can help you as a woman because while it keeps the cells healthy, it is also known for its properties when it comes to PMS.

Making a warm tea from moringa leaves will reduce some symptoms such as bloating and groggy feeling. Generally, women need vitamin B to help prevent fatigue!

2. Moringa can enhance the mood

Having mood swings regularly can hurt the people around you. But most people do; some are good at keeping it in check others take it out on people around them.

What if I tell you moringa can help your mood?

I do agree that there’s no one cure it all method to solve all life’s problems but I’m here to tell you that moringa is special food.

Continuously taking moringa tea or moringa smoothie has its benefits for women. This routine can build long-term health benefit that leaves you strong and well.

A study showed that the constant use of moringa can release serotonin, a major neurotransmitter associated with mood, memory, and stress response.

So moringa combined with its antioxidant properties can cleanse oxidative stress from your system.

3. Moringa for weight loss

People have said there is no wonder tea for weight loss but have you tried moringa? According to health line In one 8-week study in 41 obese people on an identical diet and exercise regime, those taking 900 mg of a supplement containing moringa, turmeric, and curry lost 10.6 pounds (4.8 kg) — compared to only 4 pounds (1.8 kg) in the placebo group ( 10 ).

It also does more than reducing the fat in the body. Drinking moringa tea supplies the body with important nutrients it needs, such as potassium and calcium. If your body is healthier on the inside you are more likely to control your appetite. And weight loss is really about calories in and out!

4. Moringa can increase your hair length and strength

Most women desire long, thick and healthy hair. If you’re battling with a hair loss problem then you’re bound to be frustrated and tired about the hair products you’ve been using because none of them are probably working.

This might just be the time to try what nature provided. Our hair needs a certain amount of vitamins and minerals, in general, to prevent breakage and start growing.

It’s a good thing moringa contains all the necessary nutrients to kickstart your hair growth journey. Here are the nutrients that can be found in moringa:

  • amino acids
  • antioxidants
  • vitamin A
  • vitamin B1 (thiamine)
  • B2 (riboflavin)
  •  B3 (niacin)
  • B6
  • folate and ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
  • calcium
  • potassium
  • iron
  • magnesium
  • phosphorus
  • zinc

5. Moringa is a lactation enhancer

Many studies reveal moringa as one special plant that can increase breast milk in new mothers.

In a study, new mothers were given 350mg of moringa every day and they produced more breast milk than they normally would compare to mothers given a placebo.

Moringa isn’t just a special plant that came out of nowhere. It has been around for centuries and has been used by women to get the nutrients their bodies need. Like I mentioned, this plant is a powerhouse of nutrients which is exactly what women need for beauty, better mood, and lactation.

Still, on your journey to natural living, you can read this: Top 10 Underrated Benefits of Essential Oils.

Have you enjoyed any of Moringa’s benefits listed in this post? If you don’t use Moringa, why? Let me know in the comment section. 

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