2 ounces Organic Moringa leaf Cut
What Is Moringa Tea?
Moringa tea is made from the leaves of the Moringa oleifera plant. The moringa tree goes by several common names including "the miracle tree". It's known as the "drumstick tree" because of the shape of its seed pods. It's also commonly called the "ben oil tree" since it produces benzoil. Another popular name for the tree is the "horseradish tree" because the roots taste similarly to the rhizome.
The moringa tree is native to tropical areas throughout Southeast Asia. The largest cultivator of moringa is India. The tree is also grown for agricultural and medicinal purposes in the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nepal, and Taiwan. Additional, the plant is cultivated and occurs in the wild in parts of Africa, Central America, and Oceania.
Moringa tea is an herbal tea made by steeping the moringa leaves in pure hot water. The tea can also be made using moringa leaf powder and tea bags. It is naturally caffeine-free and can be consumed at any time of the day.
Moringa tea offers an earthy flavor similar to that of green tea. It is less bitter and astringent than most green tea varieties and can tolerate high temperatures and longer brewing times. The tea is frequently flavored with honey, mint, and cinnamon to balance out the earthy notes.
Nutrition Facts of Moringa Tea
Moringa seed oil, moringa roots, and moringa leaves all contain essential vitamins and nutrients. Research shows that moringa leaves contain the most nutritional value compared to other plant parts.
According to the USDA, raw moringa tea leaves contain a variety of vitamins and minerals. The moringa leaf is a significant source of vitamin A, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), and vitamin B6 and B12. The leaves of the moringa plant also contain high amounts of essential nutrients such as beta-carotene and amino acids.
Side Effects of Moringa Tea
Always seek medical advice and consult a healthcare professional before consuming herbal tea. Herbal teas may interact with some medications and can cause side effects for women who are pregnant or nursing.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate moringa supplements and has not approved the use of any moringa plant parts in the treatment or mitigation of disease.
Drink moringa tea to enjoy the flavor and cultural influences of the beverage. If you want to drink moringa tea, here are a few things to keep in mind.
Women who are pregnant should not consume moringa products. Some research shows that moringa rhizomes and flowers contain compounds that may induce contractions and cause premature births or miscarriages.
Moringa leaves contain alkaloids that may reduce heart rate and affect blood pressure. If you take blood pressure medications or suffer from a heart conditions, talk to your doctor before drinking moringa tea.
It is suggested to drink one to three cups of tea of week due to the ability to increase your Vit B12 levels
How To Make Moringa Tea
- 10 ounces of water
- 1 tablespoon of Organic Moringa Leaf
- Sweetener such as honey or agave (OPTIONAL)
1. Start by bringing water to a rapid boil in a tea kettle or on the stove top.
2. Place the tea leaves in a tea ball or tea infuser and place in the hot water.
3. Remove from heat and allow to steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
4. Sweeten as desired and enjoy!
- 2.5000 Ounces