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The Miracle Tree - Moringa

The Miracle Tree: How Moringa Got the Name and Why It Stuck

The Miracle Tree So how did the Moringa tree gain the impressive title of the “Miracle Tree”? After all, as you can imagine, this has historically been a coveted title to hold. Quite frankly it’s also a nearly impossible title for any tree to hold for long. To be referred to as the “Miracle Anything” sets expectations sky-high. Keeping the…
What Does Moringa Taste Like

What does Moringa Taste Like?

What does Moringa Taste Like?  Great question! I’m so glad you asked. And to give you the best possible answer to the question “what does Moringa taste like?” I am going to provide a range of opinions from 11 different people! After all, we all know that describing a taste, can be pretty subjective. As we go over the answers…
Mauryan Warriors Moringa Tea

Did Ancient Mauryan Warriors Drink Moringa Tea?

Did you know Moringa Tea was used by ancient Indian warriors to stay healthy and energized on the battlefield? We’re talking about the great, sometimes elephant riding, Mauryan warriors who defeated Alexander The Great! So, why in the world am I talking about Moringa tea and ancient Mauryan warriors? Well, in 2010 three Pakistani researchers in the pharmaceutical sciences published…
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.…
moringa weight loss testimonials

Moringa Weight Loss Testimonials: Help or Hype?

Moringa Weight Loss Testimonials: Help or Hype? Have you heard some amazing Moringa weight loss testimonials? Or Moringa weight loss reviews? Maybe you saw them on YouTube videos, websites or perhaps from a friend. If you’re like you might be asking yourself:  Are the benefits of Moringa just hype made by people wanting to push Moringa products? Are there any…
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…
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