As we’ve pointed out here, moringa isn’t necessarily a weight loss supplement, though some people do try to use it as one. There aren’t any studies that can confirm moringa oleifera is an effective weight loss supplement, only anecdotal testimonies from moringa users.
Moringa oleifera may help lower cholesterol. The link between high cholesterol and heart disease is undeniable. According to several studies (Study #1, Study #2, Study #3) moringa oleifera may effectively help reduce cholesterol levels & thus reduce the risk for heart disease.
Moringa oil, a relatively new product, can significantly improve the appearance and quality of both your hair & skin. Moringa can soak deep into your pores, moisturizing and healing damaging skin. Some women claim it has even been able to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging.
Our immune system is our body’s defense system against sickness, disease, and infection. Having a strong immune system is especially important for children and the elderly, who are typically more susceptible to illness. Moringa has shown it can be a potent immune system booster and it may help to fight off infections, sickness, and even speed up the healing of wounds.
Next to heart disease, arthritis is one of the most common health issues from which adults suffer. Even worse, arthritis causes daily pain, swelling, & discomfort that can significantly impact one’s daily life. Moringa oleifera contains a high concentration of anti-inflammatory compounds that help eliminate inflammation, improving your mobility, reducing your pain, and reducing the swelling and discomfort.
Roughly 10% of the adult population in the US has diabetes, with another 80 million suffering from pre-diabetes, a condition that leads to diabetes within five years. Thankfully, several studies have found that moringa can effectively help reduce blood sugar levels. The most prevalent study found that women taking only 7 grams of moringa a day were able to reduce their resting blood glucose levels by 13.5%.