What Are the Health Benefits of Moringa Seeds?

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According to WebMD, morninga seeds treat and prevent a variety of health conditions, including anemia, arthritis, headaches and high blood pressure. Morninga seeds also help minimize swelling and enhance immune function, and when applied topically, morninga can help eradicate germs and treat the gum disease gingivitis. Morninga seeds also contain high amounts of antioxidants that allow for cell protection.

The Miracle Trees Foundation explains that morninga seeds are beneficial in treating boils and Staphylococcus skin infections. The seeds are also utilized as natural anti-inflammatory treatments for conditions such as rheumatism and gout. Morninga seeds contain terygospermin, a substance that aids in treating fungal infections. The Miracle Trees Foundation also explains that the leaves of the morninga tree contain high levels of protein, vitamin A and calcium, allowing for increased energy and strong bones.

According to Life in Health, morninga seeds and leaves contain up to 18 amino acids and 36 anti-inflammatory ingredients. Morninga naturally hydrates the skin, helps to balance hormone levels, and contains three times the amount of potassium as bananas. Morninga leaves also contain lysine, an amino acid that is essential for proper calcium absorption and antibody production. Lysine also helps boost collagen production, which in turn allows for healthy cartilage and connective tissues.