Health benefits of Moringa Tea we bet you didn’t know about

Updated on Sep 16, 2019 01:02 AM IST  |  2.7M
Health benefits of Moringa Tea we bet you didn’t know about
Health benefits of Moringa Tea we bet you didn’t know about

Moringa or drumsticks have been a part of our diet from ages. Moringa, which is used in south Indian cuisine, is known for adding extra flavour to the sambar. But apart from adding flavour to our food, moringa has also been recognized as a magical herb. Moringa powder is added to teas and coffees and is used in recipes for main dishes and condiments. And with time, not only the powder but moringa tea has become every health freak's new favourite. It is said to have amazing health benefits. Hence, let's look at some health benefits of moringa tea. 


Fat loss:



Moringa is rich in several vitamins and minerals and is said to help gather stored visceral fat. The tea is rich in antioxidants, which are primarily the polyphenols or plant compounds in it. Hence, it aids fat loss in our body. 


Blood pressure control:



Moringa tea is prepared from ground moringa leaves and is said to help in blood pressure control as well. It has the presence of quercetin in it, which is said to reduce blood pressure. Additionally, it may help BP patients fight inflammation, due to its anti-oxidative properties.


Sugar control:



Moringa leaves also help people suffering from diabetes. It contains antioxidant chlorogenic acid, which is also present in coffee and is said to keep blood sugar levels in check. It's rich in vitamin C, which has been shown to reduce blood sugar and blood pressure in patients of Type-2 diabetes.


Fights cholesterol:



Moringa also helps to reduce the levels of cholesterol in our body, which helps to lower the risks of heart diseases.


Good for skin and hair:



Moringa has some powerful antioxidants that help improve the quality of your skin and hair, by fighting inflammation and oxidative stress in the body.


Here’s how you can make Moringa tea at home. 



Moringa powder is available online and at many leading stores. But if you want to make moringa powder at home, then take some moringa leaves, dehydrate them and then grind them to make a powder. Once the powder is ready, add little powder to the boiling water and leave it for a few minutes. Then, pass it through a sieve to get a green tea, which is the moringa tea. 


If you suffer from any health conditions, then it's advisable to consult your doctor before adding this tea to your diet.