To first understand the beautiful benefits of moringa oil, you must learn about where it comes. Only then will you begin to see why it is sometimes called the “miracle tree” or “tree of life”. It is a very valuable food crop as it is drought resistant, grows very fast, and highly nutritive. The Moringa oleiferatree is the most common species of the genus moringa in the flowering plant family moringaceae.
It is mostly revered because of its nutritious antioxidants, which are potent but it also has anti-inflammatory effects too. It is an all-around giver of goodness with vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and minerals including potassium, calcium, iron, selenium, and magnesium. The leaves are small, thick, and the bulk of its nutritional value is found in the younger leaves.
Mysteries of moringa oil
This is a famous tree and oil that the skin and beauty care industry loves to incorporate into their creations. The natural goodness of moringa oil dates back thousands of years ago as the Romans recognized the natural properties and used it extensively in perfumes and the Egyptians prized the oil so much it was placed in vases in their tombs. They also appreciated its natural protective properties and used it on their skin to protect themselves from the harsh desert conditions. The oil is extracted from mature moringa seeds and can be used in cooking; hair, and skin care products. A favorite for its long shelf life, you can keep it at room temperatures for a long time without worry of going rancid.
Properties of moringa oil
This powerful oil is known to have anti-aging, antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, aids in acne and dark spot prevention, and beneficial in the treatment of edema. The oil is known to give skin a natural glow and it is a great oil for cooking too.