Moringa glory (ipomoea)
- Moringa oleifera (Moringaceae) is a tree native to India, and cultivated in tropical areas of the world.
- It is considered the “miracle tree”, because all its parts (leaves, flowers, fruits, wood and seeds) are used mainly for their pharmacological and nutritional properties.
- The crushed seeds are known for their very high capacity to purify drinking water.
- The leaves of the tree are so nutrient dense they are an integral part of the WHO and FAO programs for feeding the poor in indigent countries.
- In Ayurveda the moringa tree and its parts are used to treat over 300 ailments.
Drumstick tree (moringa oleifera, family: moringaceae) is a fast-growing deciduous, medium-sized tree, native to the South Asia, attaining a height of 10-12 m. The tree with whitish-grey corky bark and soft wood is drought-resistant and is very common in India.
Common names: Drumstick tree, Horseradish tree, Ben oil tree, Benzoil tree.
fruits and leaves are used in high blood pressure, tumor, fever, hiccup, piles, eye and gum diseases, constipation, cough, phlegm, dyspepsia, asthma, worm and sore. It is also useful in spleen, liver and gall bladder diseases
- Moringa oil is very penetrating (contains 72% oleic acid, a known penetration enhancer) and drives nutrients deep into the skin because of it’s similarity to sebum oil. This makes it recognizable by our bodies.
- Extremely high in antioxidants such as gamma tocopherol.
- One of the most stable oils because it never goes rancid – used as a lubricant in watches.
- It’s built-in antioxidants prevent it from oxidizing.
- High in anti-inflammatories (polyphenols, flavonoids).
- Antimicrobial: Tested against multiple bacteria:
1. Bacteria on face increases aging of the skin.
2. Bacteria in the wrinkles makes them more pronounced by causing inflammation and making them more visible.
10cm – 15cm