The Moringa tree is native to the foothills of the Himalayas in Northwestern India and is widely cultivated in the tropical and subtropical areas. It is a fast-growing and drought-resistant tree as it grows well even with little water and in poor soil conditions.
One of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world, Moringa is known as “The Miracle Tree” as every part of the tree is valuable and it helps fight malnutrition in developing countries.
Moringa leaf is a green superfood and a natural multivitamin rich in calcium, iron, potassium, fibre, vitamins, amino acids, minerals and antioxidants. In South Asia, the leaves are cooked like vegetables or are dried and crushed into a powder to be used in soups or sauces.
Here at Moringa.sg, we bring in the nutrient-dense Grenera Moringa Leaf Powder products which are made from grinding of shadow-dried Moringa leaves.
Moringa green pods or “drumsticks” as some may call it, are commonly eaten in parts of Asia and have a slight asparagus taste.
Moringa seeds are removed from more mature pods and eaten like peas. The seeds also have healing and cosmetic properties. It is used as a base for cosmetics and for hair and the skin.
Here at Moringa.sg, we bring in the Grenera Moringa oil which is cold pressed from Moringa seeds and is perfect for the care of the skin, hair, scalp, nails, lips and joints.
Moringa flowers are edible when cooked and taste similar to mushrooms.
Other names of Moringa Trees
The tree’s botanical name is Moringa Oleifera. It is also known by many other names, such as drumstick tree, horseradish tree and ben oil tree.