The plant called Moringa oleifera grows in S. Asia and it is a part of the traditional medicine. It is also called ‘drumstick’. It is powerful bioactive plant which contains antioxidants. The health benefits of the plant were confirmed by the scientific community, but is still has to be discovered and studied.
It is rich in many vitamins and minerals and its leaves had more nutrients than the pods. One cup of pods offers 15 percent of the RDA of Vitamin C, 19 percent of RDA of Vitamin B6, 9 percent of vitamin A, 11 percent of Vitamin B2, 2 grams of proteins, 11 percent of iron and 8 percent of magnesium. In the West, the leaves can be found as dietary supplement but the best way is to grow it at your home and enjoy in its benefits.