Drumstick Leaves (Moringa / Munagaku / Murungai) – Dry / Fresh- 100 gms
Our nation’s rich culinary heritage has enabled us to enjoy a variety of fruits and vegetables and reap their numerous health benefits. Drumstick, or moringa oleifera, is one such amazing vegetable that is highly valued and captures our attention. The word “moringa” comes from the Tamil word “murungai,” which means twisted pod.
The drumstick tree, also known as Moringa oleifera, is a tropical tree that resists drought. Flowers, pods, and leaves are just some of the parts of the tree that are valuable. Drumsticks are an essential component of traditional medicines because both the pods and the leaves are useful for treating a variety of illnesses.
How to Use– Raw leaves, powder, or juice are the three different ways to consume moringa leaves and seeds.
How to store– Moringa leaves can be refrigerated for a few days. Before refrigerating, clean and tightly wrap them in plastic wrap or store them in an airtight
Benefits– Drumstick leaves are a good source of antioxidants like vitamin C and beta-carotene, which guard against many chronic oxidative diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s.
Side Effects– Moringa has diuretic qualities. It can result in heartburn, diarrhea, gaseous distension, and stomach upset when consumed in large amounts.
Recipe– You can boil some water with some moringa leaves added. To taste, add a little lemon and honey. This can be taken as a tea.