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Category: Moringa in the News

Small Scale Farmers Prosper with Moringa

Many Small-Scale Indian Farmers are Prospering by Growing Moringa

Small-Scale Farmers Prosper with Moringa Moringa, a drought tolerant tree, is allowing many small-scale farmers in India to prosper. In drought-prone areas such as Maharashtra’s Solapur district, Moringa is an ideal crop.  Some farmers are able to gross Rs 4 lakhs per acre growing Moringa and selling the drumsticks (seedpods). This is equivalent to about 6,000 USD / Acre!  Even…
Nontoxic Alternatives To Retinoids

Nontoxic Alternatives To Retinoids

Whether your expecting, breastfeeding or looking for healthier options in skin care, know that you can ditch the retinoids and find some great alternatives. Did you know that retinoids, found in many skin care products, aren’t labeled as “Retinol Products”? Carefully look at the labels to find ingredients like retinyl palmitate which is a retinoid vitamin-A derivative and make sure…
Counterfeit Superfoods

Counterfeit Superfoods And What Researchers Are Doing About It

What happens when health conscience consumers create demand for exotic “superfoods”?  Well, apparently, counterfeiting the “superfoods”! It turns out that the more exotic a superfood is, the more likely it is to be counterfeited or mixed (diluted) with other products. Makes sense right? Without a baseline for what the food should look, smell and taste like it’s very unlikely one…
Moringa for emergency water treatment

Emergency Water Treatment with Moringa

Water is Life. Did you know every 15 seconds a child dies from water-related diseases? This is a staggering statistic but more than that it is a tragedy real people are facing every day! In the West clean drinking water is taken for granted but this is not the norm around the globe. Lack of clean water is commonplace and…
Herbal Teas that Boost Health

Herbal Teas that Boost Health

How many health-boosting herbal teas can you name? My guess is quite a few but perhaps you aren’t that familiar with Moringa tea yet. The article linked to at the bottom of this page provides a brief overview of the health benefits of ginger tea, hibiscus tea, lemongrass tea, mistletoe tea, bitter leaf tea and, our personal favorite, Moringa tea.…
Chickens Eating Moringa Leaves

Chickens Eating Moringa Leaves

People often ask if chickens will eat fresh Moringa leaves. While I have heard mixed reports on chickens eating Moringa, the video below seems to answers the question clearly! Moringa is good for people and good for animals! If you have any experience feeding your chickens Moringa leaves we would love to hear about it! Please comment below. Don’t forget…

Moringa Seeds are Used in Kenya to Treat Water and Save Thousands

Moringa seeds have a number of remarkable health benefits and uses–not the least of which is water purification. When the seeds are crushed they are mixed into water and after a few hours, they are up to 99% effective in reducing bacteria. Crushed Moringa seeds also clarify turbid water attracting suspended particles and trapping them. In this way, crushed Moringa…

Can Moringa Tea Compete with Matcha Tea?

It’s true, Moringa powder definitely looks like Matcha but that is where the similarities end. The two green superfoods taste completely different and have very different health claims. The article below looks at a few of the health claims and also the safety of using Moringa. Moringa may never be as popular as Matcha, but once you have discovered the…
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