Health Benefits of Moringa Oleifera

 

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Moringa Oleifera
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A leader in the field of encapsulated herbs, Kenneth Brailsford is the founder and majority shareholder of Zija International. In this role, Kenneth Brailsford heads a company that sells a variety of products based on the plant moringa oleifera.

Packed with vitamins and nutrients, moringa oleifera offers a wide variety of health benefits. The following are just a few:

Combats free radicals. Moringa oleifera contains several antioxidants, including flavonoids, polyphenols, and ascorbic acid, which help counteract free radicals, which are a source of cell damage, oxidative stress, and inflammation.

Protects the heart. The leaf powder of moringa oleifera helps control blood lipid and cholesterol levels and helps prevent plaque from forming in the arteries, thus improving cardiovascular health.

Boosts the immune system. Rich in iron and vitamin A, moringa oleifera helps the body’s immune system to fight infections. Multiple studies have also shown the plant to be effective as an anti-cancer agent, particularly in colon and breast cancers.

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