Moringa – Malunggay and its benefits

Malunggay also known scientifically as Moringa oleifera can be categorized as one of the most useful plant or vegetable.  Malunggay is a rich source of calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamins “A”, “B”, and “C”.  Study shows that instead of dietary calcium,  malunggay has the twice benefits to fight high blood pressure and promotes good sleep.  Green as it is , truly deserving to be called as miracle tree.

The leaves , fresh or dried had many uses and can be made into different products that will surely be a great beneficial for a good healthy lifestyle.  It is also  purgative and anti-fungal purposes and even the malunggay oil is now being tested and proved to be a biofuel source.

Malunggay leaves can also be a good source of calcium for babies that is why pregnant and nursing mothers are advised to eat them.  There is no bad effects that have been found on malunggay leaves and it is considered as  organic and safe with many healthy benefits which made many companies created products with moringa on it, popular one are tea, coffee,  bread, lotions, body butter, soap and essential body oils, shampoos and other hair products.

Moringa O- skin products

Food with malunggay on it is one of my favorite dish, monggo with malunggay, tinola, pancit molo, ginataang malunggay and squash with malunggay is definitely the best. There are malunggay ice cream, malunggay cakes and pandesal with malunggay and malunggay veggies which is a  good source of vitamins.

Malunggay Veggies

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  1. Malunggay is really beneficial…I have malunggay trees in our backyard, nakakatuwa coz ang taas-taas na niya hehe…I also heard about the Moringa O products from a friend, and just wondering where to get them?

    Thanks for sharing this very helpful article on malunggay 🙂

  2. We love this malunggay, it is very nutritious, dami nga dito sa amin village eh, you dont have to buy its free 🙂

  3. Thank you for sharing, though. Like Lyza, do you know where I can purchase this product? Thanks.

  4. I have heard so many benefits derived from moringa. I wonder lang Sis kung puede ba eto sa merong hypertension? Effective ba?

  5. malunggay is said to be a miracle plant. congresswoman gina de venecia even want it to be Philippines national vegetable.

  6. Arra Odeza says

    it’s really beneficial to moms like me thanks for sharing this! more power

  7. Sharon Siqueiros says

    To be honest, I’ve never heard of this….Thank you for bringing some awareness to me about Malunggay and it’s healthful benefits. Now to see where it can be found here in the west TX desert

  8. I used to put this in salad all the time, totally forgot about it…..thanks for the reminder :0)

  9. md kennedy says

    I’ve heard of Moringa before but did not know anything about it. Thanks for the details. Now I’ll have to track some down…

  10. Kelly Powell says

    Thanks for sharing!!!


  12. I never heard about this before. Wow. Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  13. Robin Wilson says

    I have never heard of Moringa before, but will all of its benefits and no bad effects I cannot imagine why I haven’t. I will be on the lookout for this next time I am out at the Health Food store. Thank you for the lead.

  14. Holly Thomas says

    I have never heard of this before.

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