Common Name: Moringa
Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera
Habitat: Native to Himalayan foothills in India
General: Moringa is widely cultivated in temperate, subtropical and tropical regions worldwide. It is fast growing and drought tolerant. It is gaining interest given its highly nutritious properties.
Nutritional Information: Moringa is recently been commercially developed due to its extremely nutritious profile. It has 7 times the vitamin C of oranges; 4 times the vitamin A of carrots; 4 times the calcium of milk; 3 times the potassium of bananas; and twice the protein of yogurt. Trees for Life International states that this tree alone could save millions of lives worldwide.