What is Moringa?

Moringa is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world known today, which is common in many parts of Asia and Africa. Because of the extremely high nutrient levels combined with a very good bioavailability, Moringa Oleifera is the perfect assistant in striving to achieve a healthy diet.

What is Moringa?

Moringa is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world known today, which is common in many parts of Asia and Africa. Because of the extremely high nutrient levels combined with a very good bioavailability, Moringa Oleifera is the perfect assistant in striving to achieve a healthy diet.

What effects does consuming Moringa have?

Moringa has been used for centuries in the local traditional medicine of Africa and Asia to remedy over 300 diseases. Many consumers report improvements of the immune system, digestion, complexion, mental clarity and of general well-being. Also, many witness a decrease in age-related complaints and fatigue.

What are the medical effects of Moringa?

We merely recommend Moringa as an extremely nutritious food that can help increase general well-being and strengthen health. However, Moringa has been a part of local medicine for centuries in various cultures, and is used for the treatment of over 300 diseases. Nonetheless, these ascribed healing effects must still be scientifically investigated in more detail. In the past ten years, numerous studies, reports and articles on Moringa and its positive effects were written.

Is it safe to take Moringa while on medication?

No adverse effects are known to us. However, vegetables with vitamin K can generally lead to a thickening of the blood. In case of health questions or concerns, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Has the Moringa leaf powder been tested?

Yes, each badge is tested for its safety. The laboratory checks for heavy metals (lead, cadmium and mercury) and pesticides and conducts a microbiological examination (e.g. salmonella, E. Coli and mold)

Are there any known side effects?

Thorough scientific studies show that Moringa leaves exhibit no toxicity. (Stems and sprigs as in our standard quality do exhibit alcaloids though and should not be consumed by children or pregnant women.) Side effects are rare and indicate an incorrect dose. Moringa leaf powder is potent and you should start off taking it in small doses. (For more information, refer to “consumption recommendation”) However, a large majority of people will not experience any side effects, even when consuming large quantities of Moringa.

Nonetheless, Moringa can act as a natural laxative. Taking 1-2 teaspoons of Moringa leaf powder dissolved in water and taken on an empty stomach will not fail to have an effect on most folks. This can be avoided by consuming moringa with a sufficient amount of food or by reducing the amount of Moringa.

Occasionally, users respond with a mild, short-term upset stomach. This reaction is due to the high chlorophyll content and its detoxifying effect on the body. Some users report heartburn after having taken Moringa. In both cases, the Moringa should be taken with food or in smaller doses, until the body has adjusted to it.

Moringa has a very good bioavailability. Consequently the body decomposes Moringa leaf powder very quickly. Some users report flatulence when insufficiently hydrated. More drinking prevents flatulence from Moringa consumption.

In case of any health questions or concerns, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.

How long does it take until I can feel the effects of Moringa?

This time period can vary, because everyone responds to the plant differently. Some users report energy bursts mere minutes after intake, while others notice an improved complexion within days. Yet others notice the positive effects after about 7-10 days.

How should I take the Moringa leaf powder and what is there to keep in mind?

Moringa is potent and has a strong effect. Start with a low dose and increase it slowly. We recommend taking Moringa distributed throughout the day and together with food, in order to avoid adverse effects. 

Day 1-3: 1g / day

Day 4-6: 2g / day

After 1 week: 3g / dayy

After 2 weeks, you may also try 5g and see if it helps you achieve a better effect.

In any case, make sure to pay attention to your body and adjust the dose accordingly. Children should take Moringa leaf powder according to their body weight.

It is principally known that excessive heat (above 47°C) negatively impairs vitamins and other nutrients. This does not apply to all nutrients and heat actually activates polyphenols – which work as antioxidants. So do feel free to add Moringa to your cooked food.

Can my children take Moringa, too?

Yes, the United Nations’ food and agriculture organization expressly recommends Moringa for pregnant women, young mothers and children, due to the variety of vitamins and minerals and their antibiotic effect. Children should take Moringa leaf powder according to their body weight. Please keep in mind that our standard quality -and likely all Moringa you find elsewhere- does contain remnants of stems and sprigs and thus alcaloids. Therefore, only our premium or red quality should be consumed by children and pregnant women.

In case questions or concerns, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.

When is the best time to take Moringa?

Most people take Moringa at breakfast or throughout the day. People suffering from fatigue in the afternoon take it for lunch. Those who want to improve their sleeping or digestion with the help of Moringa should take it at dinner.

What does the Moringa powder taste like?

The powder is made 100% from leaves from the Moringa tree.Naturally, taste is subjective. Generally speaking, most people will agree that Moringa is only suitable to improve the taste of some foods. Its purpose is to enrich our food with valuable nutrients.

How should I store the Moringa leaf powder?

In a dark and dry place. Moringa is quick to ferment. Therefore, if you don’t want to end up with compost, keep your Moringa in a dry place. You should also protect it from light, so that the chlorophyll retains its effect.

Where does Miracle Leaves' Moringa come from?

After importing from Africa and Israel, we turned to the Moringa from Moringa Garden in Tenerife. It simply offers the best quality due it is ecological farming, its qualitative processes and the unique location of Tenerife far away from any industrial pollution.