At Nutri Globe, we are all about the benefits of Moringa or ‘the miracle tree’ as we prefer. Packed with proteins, vitamins, anti-oxidants and a whole host of other goodies, it seems there are few health issues that Moringa isn’t in some way the solution to. Well, if you can find the space, we’d like to squeeze one more bothersome worry onto your ‘solved by Moringa’ list.
Moringa is praised for its anti-ageing properties and has been found to aid in the management of health conditions that are more prevalent with age. For example, the antibiotic and anti-inflammatory effects of this magical plant help in the relief of arthritis, while the incidence of calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc and vitamin E assist in the regulation of high blood pressure.
OK, so Moringa can help me feel younger, but I want to look younger too we hear you cry? Well multiple studies show that the copious amount of anti-oxidants found in Moringa assist in the prevention of free radicals aging the body. They do so by pursuing such damaged skin cells and effectively eliminating them. Furthermore, the high nutritional content of Moringa facilitates the production of elastin and collagen which are the stepping stones to younger looking skin.
But it doesn’t stop there! The properties of Moringa have also been found to aid the skin in fighting the harmful effects of the environment including UV radiation.
So now that we’ve convinced you of Moringa’s miracle properties, why not try this homemade face mask below and be on your way to younger looking skin!
Moringa and Avocado Face Mask
1 tablespoon of Moringa powder
1 ripe avocado (mashed)
1 tablespoon honey
1 tsp of lemon juice or water
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together. Apply the mixture evenly to your face, making sure to avoid the delicate eye area. Leave the mask on for 15 – 20 minutes. Rinse off the mask with warm water to reveal beautiful skin!