Moringa Oleifera

Learn about 🌿 Moringa Oleifera

Often called Shigru or drumstick, the Moringa Tree is recognised for its ability to penetrate into deep levels of the tissue to assists in cleansing and detoxification. Its benefits are extensive – it is claimed the plant can assist in curing 300 different diseases.

Moringa is commonly found in home remedies and kitchens in the foothills of Himalayas, many tropical and subtropical areas of South Asia, Central America, parts of Africa and even the Caribbean.

The leaves and pods are often consumed in recipes and the dried leaves can be found in powdered form. The qualities of Moringa are as followed:

Rasa (Taste): Katu (Pungent) and Tikta (Bitter)
Virya (Potency): Ushna (hot)
Vipaka (Post-digestive taste): Katu (Pungent)
Gunas: Laghu (light), Dry (Ruksha), Sharp (Tikshna).

Shigru is particularly balancing for Kapha and Vata Doshas. Due to its heating nature, anyone experiencing Pitta predominant disorders, burning sensations, gastritis and sensitivity in the stomach should avoid using Moringa excessively.

A few of the benefits of Moringa:

✔️Assists in treating upper respiratory tract infections.
✔️ High in nutritional content, rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, calcium, iron and protein.
✔️ Rich in Vitamin A essential for eye health and the nervous system.
✔️ Treats liver, spleen and pancreas disorders with its cleansing properties.
✔️ Treats intestinal worms.
✔️ Beneficial for digestion due to its high amounts of dietary fibre.
✔️ Great in treating hypertension and high-cholesterol.
✔️ Supports weight loss.
✔️ Reduces joint inflammation.
✔️ Often used as a home remedy to treat skin infections.

We have moringa powder and capsules in stock on the online shop. You are welcome to email us at info@lakshmiayurveda.com.au or call/text ‪0406 810 547‬ to see if Moringa could be beneficial for you. The link to our online shop is in the bio!

Shigru Capsules: https://www.lakshmiayurveda.com.au/…/shigrumoringa-drumsti…/

Shigru Powder: https://www.lakshmiayurveda.com.au/…/organic-moringa-powder/

We love drumstick curry! Our favourite recipe is on the blog 💚 @ Lakshmi Ayurveda

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