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Africa: The Moringa Tree Enters the Arsenal of Treatments Against Chronic Diseases
[The Conversation Africa] If plants could be superheroes, the Moringa (Moringa oleifera) tree would be one of them. Although native to the foothills of the Himalayas in India, moringa can thrive in most tropical and subtropical regions. It is drought tolerant, grows rapidly, has leaves that can be used as a biofertiliser, and has seeds that can help purify water. Today, moringa is most commonly found in India and the Philippines but its cultivation is increasing throughout Asia, Africa, Central America, and the Caribbean. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Moringa's Health Benefits In Lowering Inflammation
Copyright: Brenda Dawson/UC Davis Moringa is known throughout the world as a miracle tree. But, what exactly is moringa and why is research buzzing about the possible health benefits of this hearty plant? Moringa is a tree that is an important crop native to India and currently grown throughout the world in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa. The entire tree is edible, from its roots, flowers, leaves, seeds, gum, fruits and bark. Generally, moringa is consumed by cooking the leaves or immature fruits and more recently as a dried leaf powder used as tea or sprinkled into food. Although 13 species exist in the morin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drought Dries Up Money from Honey
Zimbabwean farmer and beekeeper Nyovane Ndlovu with some of the honey produced under his own label. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun 15 2016 (IPS)“It is everything” is how smallholder farmer Nyovane Ndlovu describes beekeeping, which has long been an alternative sweet source of income for drought-beaten farmers in Zimbabwe.A drought worsened by the El Nino phenomenon – which has now eased – led to a write-off of crops in many parts of Zimbabwe and across the Southern Africa region where more than 28 million people will need food aid this year. More than four million p...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Advancing Deserts Africa Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Population Poverty & SDGs Trade & Investment Source Type: news

RIS3UP™ Energy Supplement Hits Front Page of Indiegogo
Dead Sea Moringa®, a company dedicated to creating all-natural supplements made from the moringa oleifera plant, announced its Indiegogo campaign for their new supplement, RIS3UP™, has been a...(PRWeb July 16, 2015)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/07/prweb12851754.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 17, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New, useful feature of Moringa seeds revealed
(Uppsala University) Previous studies have shown that the extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can be used for water purification. In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University show that the Moringa seeds can also be used for separation of different materials. Separation processes are very important in mining industries and the new knowledge could contribute to reduce the needs for expensive synthetic chemicals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 24, 2015 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Moringa oleifera can help treat diabetes, study finds
(NaturalNews) The leaves of the Moringa oleifera tree are one of Asia's most nutrient-dense foods. In fact, just one serving of these leaves in powdered form contains almost 50 types of antioxidants and almost 90 different nutrients. Unsurprisingly, numerous studies have linked long... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moringa oleifera is a potent anti-inflammatory, study finds
Moringa oleifera, also called the drumstick tree and the horseradish tree, is a drought-resistant tree that grows in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in northern India. It is also cultivated throughout Africa and Central and South America, where it is treasured... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better water purification with seeds from Moringa trees
(Uppsala University) Seeds from Moringa oleifera trees can be used to purify water. Uppsala University leads a research group which has discovered that seed material can give a more efficient purification process than conventional synthetic materials in use today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 5, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The many health benefits of Moringa oleifera
Moringa oleifera, also called the drumstick tree, is a tree that grows in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India. It is also cultivated throughout Central and South America and Africa due to the ease with which it grows in tropical and sub-tropical environments... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news