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Moringa oleifera Moringa Der Wunderbaum oleifera the miracle tree Why do we call Moringa oleifera a miracle tree? First, because of its nutritional properties The leaves contain Vitamins Protein Minerals Moringa leaves contain

  1. Moringa oleifera Moringa Der Wunderbaum oleifera the miracle tree

  2. Why do we call Moringa oleifera a miracle tree?

  3. First, because of its nutritional properties The leaves contain • Vitamins • Protein • Minerals

  4. Moringa leaves contain Source: Trees for Life

  5. Moringa oleifera contains Per 100g Moringa leaf Fresh leaves powder Calories 205.0 92 Protein (g) 27.1 6.7 Fat (g) 2.3 1.7 Carbohydrate (g) 38.2 12.5 Fibre (g) 19.2 0.9 Source: Fuglie, Lowell J., ed. The Miracle Tree: Moringa oleifera : Natural Nutrition for the Tropics. Training Manual. 2001. Church World Service, Dakar, Senegal. < miracletree.html>, May 2002.

  6. Moringa oleifera : Minerals Per100g Moringa leaf Fresh leaves powder Ca (mg) 2.003 440 Mg (mg) 368 42 P (mg) 204 70 K (mg) 1.324 259 Cu (mg) 0,6 0,07 Fe (mg) 28 0,85

  7. Moringa oleifera : Vitamins mg Moringa leaf Fresh powder leaves Vitamin A - B carotene 16.3 6.78 Vitamin B1 - thiamin 2.6 0.06 Vitamin B2 - riboflavin 20.5 0.05 Vitamin B3 - nicotinic acid 8.2 0.8 Vitamin C - ascorbic acid 17.3 220 Vitamin E - tocopherol acetate 113.0 k.A.

  8. Essential Amino Acids mg per 100g Moringa leaf Fresh leaves powder Arginine 1325 406 Histidine 613 150 Isoleucine 825 300 Leucine 1950 492 Lysine 1325 342 Methionine 350 118 Phenylalanine 1388 310 Threonine 1188 118 Tryptophan 425 107 Valine 1063 375

  9. Moringa leaf powder How do we make moringa leaf powder?? 1. Pick the leaves. 2. Wash them in salt water and then again in fresh water. 3. Dry them in the shade.

  10. Moringa leaf powder 4. When they are completely dry, pound them. 5. Rub them through a sieve.

  11. Moringa leaf powder 6. Store in labelled jars or bags and keep in a dry, dark place.

  12. Moringa leaf powder Then it is ready for use As here, with under- nourished children, in Adi, D. R. Congo

  13. Use moringa leaf powder especially with … • undernourished children • pregnant women • breast feeding mothers • AIDS Patients

  14. And how? Mix one heaped teaspoonful three times a day into the food. Simple!

  15. Side effects All are positive! For example: • Diarrhoea ceases. • Fungal infections on the skin disappear. • Diabetes is stabilised. • Anaemia improves. • Tummy problems are helped.

  16. One may also use the flowers As tea to treat colds. In omelettes they taste like mushrooms. Caution: flowers may prevent conception, and if used during pregnancy they may cause abortion

  17. And also the pods When they are young, cook the pods as a vegetable. When older, cook the white seeds like peas.

  18. Also use with HIV/AIDS Patients Take Moringa oleifera every day with the meals. Used together with Artemisia annua anamed tea, it can be just as effective as anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs, but without the usual side-effects.

  19. Use moringa to purify water For 20 litres of water one needs 10 seeds

  20. Procedure 1. Remove the shells. 2. Pound the white seeds. 3. Put the pounded seeds into a soda bottle with a little clean water and shake vigorously for 5 minutes.

  21. 4. Pour through a sieve

  22. 5. Stir slowly for 15 minutes 6. and wait!

  23. In Kendu Bay, on the shores of Lake Victoria it really was like a miracle. Heavy rains had caused the lake water to turn brown. After using moringa seeds, we could drink tea made with lake water – and taste the tea!

  24. Almost every part is useful • Leaves • Flowers • Seeds • Roots • Pods

  25. Where does this tree grow? • In tropical and sub-tropical semi-arid climates up to a height of about 1500 m. • Where the rainfall lies between 250 and 3000 mm per year • On light clay or sandy soils. • Even where droughts occur • And even where short term flooding occurs.

  26. Everyone should plant many moringa trees! Sow the seeds in or damp paper good earth

  27. Set up a nursery! like here in Bassar, Togo

  28. Make a hedge, or a plantation • Transplant into good earth in a large hole. • Put a lot of compost in the hole and then cover the ground with mulch.

  29. Constantly trim the branches! in order to produce the maximum amount of leaves and seeds!  In tropical climates the trees can be cut back 7 or 8 times a year.  In a plantation one can produce up to 120 tons of dry leaves per hectare and year! Source: Prof. Dr. K. Becker, University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim

  30. Can you now believe that Moringa oleifera is a miracle tree?

  31. Moringa stenopetala There are other very important moringa trees. M. Stenopetala grows in Ethiopia. It has similar properties to M. oleifera .

  32. Moringa stenopetala… is also used as a vegetable. The tree is bigger than M. oleifera – leaves, pods, seeds, everything. But it has not been so thoroughly researched.

  33. Thank you! Moringa oleifera

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