A tropical tree with drought resistance is called Moringa
oleifera. Drumsticks are an essential component of traditional remedies since
they are useful for treating a variety of ailments with both the pods and
Almost all south Indian kitchens have drumstick leaves
and pods. Like spinach, moringa leaves are edible. They can be included
in soups, drinks, and stir-fried veggies.
Vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals abound in moringa
leaves. A, B1, B2, B6, C, and folate are all abundantly found in moringa
leaves. Magnesium, calcium, zinc, iron, and phosphorus are also present. Every
one of these vitamins and minerals provide a wide range of health advantages,
Isothiocyanates, which are present in moringa leaves,
have anti-inflammatory activities. As is already common knowledge, inflammation
is the underlying factor in a wide range of conditions, including
osteoarthritis, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic injury, and several
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.
Furthermore, the antioxidant quercetin, which lowers
blood pressure, is present in these leaves.
Another antioxidant found in moringa leaves, chlorogenic
acid, reduces unexpected blood sugar rises after meals.
Consuming moringa leaves regularly lowers blood
cholesterol levels and strengthens our cardiovascular system.
Toxic levels of arsenic can be reduced with moringa
leaves and pods.
Consuming Moringa leaves can help with bloating,
constipation, gastritis, and ulcerative colitis, among other digestive
Drumstick leaves are a great source of calcium and
phosphorus, both of which are essential for strong bones.
Many nutrients and antioxidants found in moringa leaves
enhance the health and texture of our skin and hair. The drumstick leaf
soup minimises dandruff and provides our hair lustre and bounce.
The majority of the vital elements we need each day can
be found in a suitable amount of drumstick leaves.