Vitamins in moringa tea
Dried moringa tree leaf powder is used in the formulation of this tea. It is available in the form of tea bags and tea leaves. This source of protein has up to 40% protein (dry weight), with nine of the amino acids classified as essential. Leaf powder has rich anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals and unique compounds. It can give energy and increase body’s immune system. It enhances the natural defenses of the body through its 46 anti-oxidants.
It has been found that this tea consumption can improve healthy lifespan. This tea leaves have 45% vitamin E, 10% riboflavin per 8-gram serving. B complex vitamins are available in variety of foods as individually and rarely plant sources have 2-3 B complex vitamins. They include grain products, meat substitutes and dairy products.
As people are taking more processed foods, they have to take a vitamin rich supplement. Moringa leaves are rich in vitamins to help the user to get all nutrition benefits. Moringa powder has Vitamin A, B complex vitamins, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin D and Vitamin K. Among them vitamin A is vital to promotes healthy skin, fights infections and prevent night blindness. Vitamin C is necessary for healthy gums, assists in healing wounds and helps iron absorption by the body. Vitamin E can protect body against free radical damage to cells and tissues. Calcium and Vitamin D are vital for bone care and dental care.
|Nutrient||Moringa Leaves||Other Foods|
|Vitamin A||6780 mg||carrots: 1890 mg|
|Vitamin C||220 mg||oranges: 30 mg|
|Vitamin E||150 IU||almonds: 28 mg|
Moringa dried leaves (100 grams) have niacin 8.2 mg that can fulfill RDA for vegans. Chicken 100gram serving size) can offer niacin 7.8 mg. Hence drinking organic moringa leaf tea can be excellent option for vegans to get various vitamins. Combination of vitamins gives better and high level of activity than taking individual vitamins.
Even if some of the vitamin C in tea leaves are degraded during brewing of tea. Remaining portion of vitamin C functions better in the presence of vitamin E in it. This is one for the benefits of getting vitamin benefits from drinking moringa oleifera leaf tea. Similarly B complex vitamins also perform better when B1, B2, B3, B6, B12 are available as a combination.