What Is Moringa?
Moringa Oleifera is a nutrient-rich tree native to tropical climates. For generations, people have used it to treat disease and illness. Its medicinal properties and health benefits make it a superfood. Almost every part of the Moringa tree can be used for nutritional or medicinal purposes and can be consumed in multiple ways. Moringa is a key ingredient in our pet wellness products and plays a dual role in their nutrition and well-being. Conscious pet owners and educated animal professionals understand all the favorable nutrients and vitamins Moringa contains. It boosts the immune system, cures deficiencies and diseases, and is packed full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids to give your pet the vitality it needs to love you unconditionally and with longevity.
Why Moringa for your pets?
Rich in Antioxidants
According to the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, Moringa leafs are rich in antioxidants because they contain large amounts of polyphenols. The mature and tender leafs of Moringa have a strong antioxidant activity to fight against free radicals and prevent and protect biomolecules from oxidative damage. The antioxidant properties found in chlorogenic acid, slows down the absorption of sugar by cells, which prove effective in lowering high blood sugar levels. Moringa is also the best plant source of the antioxidant rich amino acid tryptophan, an effective treatment for anxiety and insomnia.
Reduces Blood Sugar Levels
Animal studies have found chlorogenic acid in Moringa to reduce blood sugar levels. Moringa leaves contain beneficial plant compounds proven effective in the treatment of diabetes. A study conducted with people who have diabetes, found that by adding 50 grams of Moringa leaves to a meal reduced the increase of blood sugar levels by 21%. Holistic vets have used this nutrient-dense herb as an iron food supplement in order to help anemic animals produce more red blood cells. Some Holistic vets have also used it as a nutritional supplement for pets that carry less optimal nutrition (often, they are animals that are entering or leaving the shelters in order to quickly strengthen their cellular nutrition.) Holistic vets have also discovered that this herb is exceptionally beneficial for sensitive patients who can't tolerate other supplements( it has been given to older cats with hyperthyroidism and diabetic ferrets, and it has been mixed into the food formula given to newborn parrots by hand.)
Reduces Inflammation & Treats Arthritis Pain:
Moringa leafs contain isothiocyanates, flavonoids and phenolic acids, while pods and seeds also have anti-inflammatory properties. According to the Epoch Times, "The strong anti-inflammatory action of the tree is traditionally used to treat stomach ulcers. The Moringa oil (sometimes called Ben Oil) has been shown to protect the liver from chronic inflammation. The oil is unique in that, unlike most vegetable oils, Moringa resists rancidity.