MORINGA POWDER

$6.00 (USD)

MORINGA oleifera (horse radish tree) POWDER

Net weight 1 1/2 oz

The leaves of M. oleifera are very nutritious, with a taste resembling watercress, and are sometimes eaten as a salad or in soups. They contain 15-20% protein and 50% nitrogen-free extract (dry weight) and are rich in micronutrients and vitamins including carotene and ascorbic acid. It has a growing use as a cosmetic .

Used for shakes, fruit juices, porridge, can be sprinkled on foods , vegetable, ecc.

 

M. olerifera is found worldwide in the tropics and subtropics. The species is present in Asia, Africa, North America, Central America, the Caribbean, South America and Oceania

 

 

Other Scientific Names

  • Guilandina moringa L.
  • Hyperanthera moringa (L.) Vahl
  • Moringa zeylanica Burmann

International Common Names

  • English: behen tree; behn tree; ben-oil tree; benzolive tree; bridal veil; cabbage tree; clarifier tree; drumstick tree; moringa; mother’s best friend; neverdie; radish tree; West Indian ben
  • Spanish: moranga; paraíso blanco; paraíso francés; reseda
  • French: acacia blanc; ben ailé; ben oléifère; brede morongy; moringa a grains tripteres; moringa ailé; moringa oleifère; mouroungue; pois quénique
  • Arabic: rawag; ruwag
  • Chinese: nugge
  • Portuguese: acacia branca; moringuero; muringueiro
  • German: behenbaum; behennussbaum; meerrettichbaum
  • Thai: marum

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: quiabo-da-quina
  • Cambodia: mrum’
  • China: la mu
  • Comoros: mondjé
  • Costa Rica: marango
  • Cuba: acacia; ben; flor de los masones; jazmín de España; moringa; palo blanco; palo jeringa; palo nefrítico; tilo francés
  • Dominican Republic: libertad; olive; palo de abeja; palo de aceite
  • Egypt: shagara al rauwaq
  • Germany: pferderettichbaum
  • Ghana: bagaruwar masar; barambo; bararuwar maka; gawara; gigandjah; habiwal hausa; konamarade; okwe; ovivo; rini maka; shipka hali; shuka halinka; vevu-ti; zogall-gandi
  • Guatemala: perlas
  • Honduras: maranga calalu
  • India: achajadha; midhosaragavo; mulaga; munaga; munga ara; munga-arak; mungna; murinna; murungai; sahijan; saijan; saijna; sainjina; sajina; sanjina; segra; sekta ni sing; shajmah; shajna; shajua; shekta; shevgi; shobhanjana; sigru; soanjina; sobhanjana; sohnja; sondha; suhujna; tellamunaga
  • Indonesia: daem mrom; kalor; kelor; marunga
  • Jamaica: ben nut tree
  • Kenya: mlonge; mlongo; mronge; mzunze
  • Laos: ‘ii h’um
  • Malawi: chamwamba; kangaluni; sangoa
  • Malaysia: gemunggai; meringgai; muringa
  • Myanmar: dandalonbin; dan-da-lun
  • Niger: zôgala gandi
  • Nigeria: alim; bagaruwar maka; chigban wawa; danga; halim; idagbo monoye; koraukin zaila; okwe oyibo; rimin nacara; rimin turawa; samarin; zogale; zogalla-gandi
  • Palau: malungkai
  • Panama: árbol de las perlas; árbol do los aspáragos; jacinto
  • Philippines: malungai; malungay; malunggai; malunggay; marunggai; murunga kai
  • Puerto Rico: angela; jazmín francés; sen
  • Senegal: ben alle; neverdaya
  • Somalia: agomago; ewe igbale; ewe ile; idaga manoye; mirongo; mrongo
  • Sudan: ghaliah; habbah halim; shagara al ruway
  • Tanzania: mlonje
  • Thailand: ma rum; makhonkom; phak nuea kai; phakihum; se cho ya
  • Togo: bagaelan; baganlua
  • Vietnam: chum ngây
  • Zimbabwe: zakalanda

Moringa oleifera leaf powder (MLP) is the most common food additive product in Europe. As a result,  outlines the need for quality control measurements to comply with the laws and regulations of Europe. The leaf powder is also increasing in popularity in other countries. For example, it is becoming more frequently available in stores in the USA.

It has a growing use as a cosmetic .

The commercialisation of M. oleifera has also been proposed on a large scale for biofuel production and as a flocculant

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