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  • moringamama 6:55 am on March 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , moringa tree, tree   

    My First Moringa Tree 

    This is one of the first Moringa cuttings I planted and the biggest bearing almost a 1000 seeds after 9 months.

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  • moringamama 6:45 am on March 5, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Hephzibah, Jamaica, photo, pictures   

    Moringa Mama in Kingston, Jamaica 

     
    • CRYSTAL 4:27 pm on March 6, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      SEE YOUR PICTURE AND YOUR LOOK WONDERFUL WITH GOD SPIRIT LEADING YOUR INTO HIS WORKS AMEN

    • moringamama 7:07 pm on March 6, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Thank You crystal. I am looking forward to meeting you dear.

    • Frederick Whyte 12:23 pm on October 21, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      I have this Plant on my property for years and did not know that it was just a versatile plant

      • Angel Bee 3:46 pm on September 29, 2012 Permalink | Reply

        please email me where I can get some of this ‘miracle tree’ in Jamaica

        • moringamama 10:11 pm on September 29, 2012 Permalink

          Thanks for the inquiry. Please contact Yvonne Mcalla Sobers, she is selling Moringa in Kingston.
          Thanks

          Rev. Hephzibah Ene Anderson

    • Hephzibah-Ene Anderson 10:10 am on October 24, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      So glad to hear about this, now you can take advantage of this great miracle tree and help the people of Jamaica to better their health. You can read the information on my website and other websites to know more about this wonderful gift of nature. Its benefit and how to cultivate and produce it for mass consumption and sustainable commercialization .

    • sekandi peter 7:37 am on November 11, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      site some of the limitations of using moringa oliefera as a means of disinfecting drinking water. however thank you for the work done and I think we can work together to see that the limitations you know and what I will find out are all eliminated for providing high quality water to the communiity. it willy need me to make a research about your work, if any thing you want me to address, please send to me. tel, 0784929700 or 0755972467

    • Maelesha Thomas 2:59 pm on January 28, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      This Plant have a lot of nutritional and healing properties

      Health Benefits of Moringa

      There are many benefits of the moringa tree, but the health benefits are the most important. Research has proved that various parts of the moringa tree can be used to cure a minimum of 300 diseases. Lets see a few of them here.
      •Moringa is rich in Vitamin A. It contains four times more Vitamin A or beta-carotene than carrots. Hence, it is a weapon against blindness.
      •It is also a rich source of Vitamin C many times more than oranges.
      •Normally milk is said to be a rich source of calcium but the amount of calcium present in moringa leaves is way higher than in milk.
      •The moringa leaves are said to contain two times the protein present in milk.
      •Bananas are a rich source of potassium. But moringa leaves contain seven times more potassium than bananas.
      •Along with potassium, zinc is also found in large quantities in moringa.
      •If moringa leaves were to be eaten by one and all, the world will be free of anemia as it contains three times more iron than spinach.
      •With all the junk food eaten these days, many people face problems of high cholesterol. Moringa helps in balancing the cholesterol levels in the body.
      •Essential Amino acids are also found in moringa.
      •Moringa is also said to balance sugar levels, hence it is helpful in the fight against diabetes.
      •The body’s natural defense mechanism increases with the consumption of moringa in the daily diet pattern. Since it is an immunity-stimulant, it is prescribed for AIDS afflicted patients. Less immunity is rampant in many provinces in Africa, especially people who do not have access to nutritious food and medicines.
      •Moringa leaves can be consumed to stimulate metabolism.
      •It is also said to have digestive powers.
      •It is a nutrition booster and is known to promote a feeling of well-being in people.
      •If you are looking for non-sugar based energy, then moringa leaves is the answer. Thus, it will also help in the weight loss process.
      •The cell structure of the body is stimulated by the moringa leaves.
      •It is especially useful for lactating mothers. The consumption of moringa has shown dramatic increase in the quantity of breast milk.
      •It is also famous for its anti-bacterial properties.
      •The paste of the moringa leaves is said to beautify the skin and is hence applied by women regularly.
      •It protects the liver and kidneys.
      •It can also be used as a water purifier.
      Other Benefits of Moringa
      Along with the health benefits of moringa, there are other benefits to it as well. They are enumerated below.
      •It can be used as a source of biofuel.
      •Cooking oil can also be produced from moringa tree. The health benefits of moringa oil, can be compared to sunflower oil and olive oil.
      •It is used in the manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products. Perfumes and aromatherapy oils are also manufactured from moringa seeds. The flowers of the moringa plant can be used in making herbal tea, for they add a refreshing aroma to the tea.
      Moringa contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 types of antioxidants. With all the health benefits of moringa, it can easily be termed as the most nutritious plant on the face of the earth. There are no side-effects of moringa tree leaves which have been proved till date. At the same time it can be consumed by small children and adults alike. Therefore, many people have started using it in porridge, pastas, breads, etc., to reap the everlasting health benefits of the extraordinary ‘Moringa’.

    • ron rowe 9:22 pm on February 6, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      How do I plant from seeds and cuttings, do I use green or dried pods and is there any special way to plant the cuttings?

    • Dianne Day 4:37 am on May 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      I need the number of the moringa tree supplier here in jamaica, wheather its Kingston or Mobay. Thanks.

    • Dianne Day 4:40 am on May 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      i need to buy the product here in jamaica n the seeds.

      • moringamama 6:34 pm on May 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply

        Hi Diana, this is Yvonne,’s email where you can contact her. sobersy@cwjamaica.com. I sell seeds here if you want I will send them to you. She distributes my products and is easier you buy from her there.
        Thanks for interest in Moringa, it is a miracle plants and life saver.

    • moringamama 5:42 am on May 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      I do not know who supplies the trees i Jamaica right now but you can check with Jamaica Moringa Association. I am not sure they are selling the tree as yet. Contact Mrs Yvonne Sobers , she is on FB you can add her as friend and connect with her. Right now she is supplying Moringa LEAF Capsule in Jamaica. Thanks for your interest. Moringa is amazing.

    • Fiona 5:03 pm on July 1, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Hey mama, where can I get some of this bush, i was refered to it by a very popular artiste and found it in m book “healing wonders of herbs”, but am aquiring more info on the net, i was told it’s good for asthma and prob bronchitis, looking forward to hearing from you. Thanks in advance.

      • moringamama 6:11 pm on August 24, 2011 Permalink | Reply

        Hi there Babyush, where are you located? May be where you are you can find it there. If you want to buy visit our website at http://www.moringamama.com and you will be taken care of. Thanks for your interest in Moringa. Truly Moringa helps with asthma and bronchitis. My daughter has been freed of asthma for going three years now.

    • mahitema 4:34 pm on July 10, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      How many trees have you planted?
      Where in Jamaica can I get some plant to buy
      Thanks for the info

      • moringamama 6:12 pm on August 24, 2011 Permalink | Reply

        Hi, you can get the seedlings at the Forestry Department on Constant Spring road or go to Bustamante Children Hospital and get some cuttings and seeds.

    • l.a.williams 4:29 pm on August 24, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Seedlings can be had from the Forrestery Department on Constand Spring Road in Kingston

    • Karla Williams 2:05 pm on November 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Good day to u all…..i have just started with my first plants and look for all kind of information….you are providing so many very helpfull information, thank you for your good work….

      • moringamama 2:23 pm on November 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply

        Thank you too, am glad you have started the farm, and we continue to send the information as we research into Moringa.

        • Fortis 5:13 pm on January 23, 2012 Permalink

          is this the plant we sometimes call grow stake or growing stake?

    • Fortis 5:04 pm on January 23, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      Anyone out there is the the plant we sometimes call, grow stake or growing stake?

    • Fernando 4:00 pm on October 15, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      visit http://www.moringadelight.com for more information on morina uses and products

  • moringamama 4:55 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: calcium, , iron, minerals, moringa products healing, Nutrition, nutritional value, products, protein, Vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamins   

    It Surely IS a Miracle Tree 

    Now modern science is proving that these tiny Moringa (Oleifera) leaves are packed with incredible nutrition that can strengthen our bodies and prevent over 300 diseases.

    Its is like growing multi-vitamins and minerals on your doorstep. The organic green Moringa Powder is prepared from carefully selected fresh Moringa leaves under strict hygienic conditions. Moringa has multiple uses and taking into account its potency it is appropriately called “The Miracle Plant”.

    Its use improves and strengthens the immune system thereby enabling the anti-bodies to work more effectively against all kinds of diseases. Moringa is rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and a host of other life giving materials.

    Moringa controls diabetes, malnutrition, increases milk production and milk quality in breast-feeding mothers, reduces risk of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, urinary disorders, menstrual cramps, semen deficiency, diarrhea, migraine headaches, intestinal worms, ulcers, anaemia, tumors, arthritis, epilepsy, asthma.

    Moringa has 4 times the vitamin A in carrots, 7 times the vitamin C in oranges, 4 times the calcium in milk, 2 times the protein in milk and 3 times the potassium in bananas.

    Vitamin C strengthens our immune system and help us to fight off infectious diseases. Citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons are full of vitamin C. Moringa leaves have even more.

    Vitamin A acts as a shield against diseases of the eye, skin and heart, diarrhea and many other ailments. Carrots are very high in Vitamin A, but Moringa leaves are even higher.

    Calcium builds strong bones and teeth and helps in the prevention of osteoporosis. Milk provides lots of calcium, but Moringa provides even more.

    Spinach is high in Iron, but Moringa has 25 times more iron content than spinach, which when combined with its beta-carotene, helps to improve the hemoglobin levels in the blood, which in turn strengthens the immune system.

     
    • Pauline Lewinson 12:01 am on June 22, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Very interesting! The leaves of the tree look quite familiar. Was it in JA when I lived there?

      • Quality Moringa Powder 12:00 pm on July 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply

        After taking in
        moringa
        powder twice a day for the second week now, I am starting to feel the difference, more particularly the decrease of wrinkles in my face.

        • moringamama 7:24 am on July 22, 2013 Permalink

          Awesome, thanks for your testimony. I live and breathe Moringa. It is the only vitamin supplement am taking and have seen wonderful changes , the likes of anti-aging process have taken place and am so glad to share with those who desire to take care of their bodies.

  • moringamama 4:42 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: clean water, feeding programs, global warming, , seeds, water, water purifying   

    Moringa for Global Warming 

    Global warming affects poor countries much more than rich nations. Changes in rainfall patterns, can be very catastrophic for millions of people.

    So with growing population in many countries, fresh water supply is so limited and is critical to existence. How can we collect water and conserve it? How can we protect it against pollution. Now where does Moringa come in here?

    Moringa grows well and adapts to drought – drought resistant. Where water contains earth, like rivers do after rain, Moringa seeds can be crushed and added to these waters and it acts as a natural coagulant and water purifier.

    I would recommend with other research fellows that every home, every school, and every health centters and hospital should grow Moringa and use Moringa tree. This is what is happening in the Philippines. Infact, Marunggay as is known there has been recommended by the Prime Minister to be included in their School Feeding Program.

     
    • CRYSTAL 4:50 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      MAY I NEED TO PLANT A TREE WHERE CAN I GET THE SEEDS FROM?

    • CRYSTAL 4:52 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      MAYBE I NEED TO PLANT THAT TYPE OF TREE, WHERE DO I GET THE SEEDS FROM?

      • moringamama 7:07 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

        Hi Crystal, thanks for responding. We supply the seeds too. Send me your email and we can correspond . Thanks.

    • jeanettesozpix 5:11 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Hello, Crystal!

      Please forward us your mailing details and Moringa Mama will forward you some.

      Hephzibah – raphas_heart@yahoo.com
      Jeanette – seed2sow@gmail.com

    • Nokuthula 3:37 pm on February 16, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      I request moringa mama to help me with moringa seeds as I want to start a small project of moringa

    • emmanuel 9:51 am on November 13, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      am current based in zambia, i would like to start a moringa project in the rural area,any advice and suggestion moringamama

  • moringamama 4:37 am on March 4, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Filipinos, flea markets, Hawaiin farmers, healing, , markets, Marunggay, , selling moringa   

    Moringa or Malunggay in Hawaiian Farmers and Flea Market 

    If you really want to see how people can be so conscious of their health and looking very strong and glowing, bubbling with joy, check out the Filipinos. I found their secrets and that is Moringa Tree. Every Filipino household has at least one MoringaTree in their yard whether at the back or in the front yard. It is like their national flag.

    Then go to the Farmer’s Market you will find Moringa fresh leaves, Moringa Flower and long healthy green pods display in bundles. A bundle of Moringa leaf sells for about $1:50 and in the supermarket it goes for $1.79 . The pods and the flowers in the bag is $2.00. You have to go early to be able to get it if you need Marunggay that day otherwise you have to wait for the next market day.

    It is amazing that this beautiful, precious Miracle tree is still not being recognized because is not FDA marked and you don’t have to pay much, but it can save you hundreds of dollars in the Doctor’s office and side effects of prescription.

    Everyday, I drive around many neighborhood to get a sight of this life saving tree and wonder if the people ever know what it can do, many health problems would be solved.

    I went to an interview and after the lady asked me my age I told her, she was so taken aback and said “what do you do and what do you eat, I thought I am older than you”. I started telling her the story of Moringa. The Director who interviewed me, was sold out with my presentation of Moringa, and the flyer and the product and bought one from me for her dad.

    I can truly say that the earlier people become aware of Moringa, not just for money but health wise, I think they could save some money and healthier and live longer just consuming Moringa as a lifestyle maintenance supplement, pure and free from chemicals and directly from mother nature with no additives.

    Eight million children are either stillborn or die each year within the first month of life. This figure never makes news. This is a reality. The vast majority of this case is family suffering from poverty and where there is severe poverty, mothers and children are undernourished, and sometimes even malnourished. Moringa itself is no answer to poverty, but it can help with the problems of nutrition.

    What is so special about Moringa leaves is that they can be eaten directly from the tree. They are comparable to eggs because of its high protein content. The most potent part is drying the leaves and making it into powder, and this powder added to porridge, hot cereal, pancake, shakes and smoothies, and can make flakes and add to soups. The roots and flowers also can be eaten and has high nutritional values.

     
    • moringamama 8:48 pm on March 10, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      In fact, moringa cultivation – which is very easy and inexpensive – is highly encouraged by the Philippine government and other health-related sectors. They believe with strong ground that this wondrous plant is a great boost in fighting the prevalent social problem of malnutrition, a malady shared by many countries around the world – particularly those belonging in the third world.

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