Moringa Tree, Vegetable Tree, Miracle Tree (Moringa oleifera)
Plant in 14cm pot (25-35cm high)
This tree native to India is like a "supermarket" in the garden. Its leaves can be prepared as vegetables or dried as a food supplement full of vitamins and minerals. 100 gr. Moringa leaves contain 4 times more vitamin A than 100g. carrots, 7 times more vitamin C than oranges, twice the protein of cow's milk or yogurt, 3 times more calcium than cow's milk and 3 times more potassium than bananas.
This tree is not only the champion of the championship of Vegetable Vitamins but has many more properties. Their young fruit can also be prepared as both raw and cooked vegetables. The oil from their seeds is of a high value and the root can be used as a spicy condiment. Other uses are as animal feed and its capacity to increase milk production.
Another important property is the ability to purify contaminated water of bacteria and other elements in suspension using the seeds.
It is a very fast growing plant and all parts of the plant can be used for medicinal purposes, the root juice improves inflammation of the throat, and the leaves are used for diabetes and rheumatism.
Tolerates temperatures of zero degrees for a short period of time.