Start with a daily ¼ of a tea spoon the first 3 to 5 days.
After this adaptation period add ½ tea spoon (3gr) per day to your meals
Moringa foliage fresh or dried in powder are highly nutritious being rich sources of calcium, iron, potassium, protein and good sources of vitamins B, A, and C (when raw). On a dry-weight basis it contains more than 200 calories with about 30 percent protein. Further, they are among the best plant sources for dietary minerals, especially calcium (up to 2000mg) and iron approaching 30mg, about twice the level of spinach and exceeding even the amount in patent medicines.
Juice that is made out of Moringa leaves has a stabilizing effect on blood pressure. It also controls glucose levels, which is therefore used by diabetics. When used as a diuretic, the juice increases urine flow and cures gonorrhea. Mixed with honey, it also treats diarrhea, dysentery and colon inflammation.
On the other hand fresh leaves and leaf powder are recommended for tuberculosis patients, because of their high vitamin A content, which boosts the immune system and they are beneficial for pregnant women and lactating mothers as they improve milk production. Moringa leaves may also be used to treat anemia.
Ground and used in tea treats blood pressure, good eyesight, diabetes and stomach problems and boiled as soup it treats malaria and stomach problems. Also its roots are used for common colds.
Your new diet
The moringa leaf flour will make your diet more nutritious. It can be used as replacement of fresh leaves added to any of your sauces or any of your dishes always after cook preserving in this way all its nutritional content. This product is suited and beneficial for all age ranges. The regular daily quantity recommended is ½ tea spoon (3gr) or 1 tea spoon (6gr) split along the day for those with regular physical activity. One rounded soup spoon of leaf flour will satisfy about 14% of the protein, 40% of calcium and 23% of iron and nearly all vitamins needed for a child aged 1-3 years. Similarly, six rounded full spoons will nearly satisfy the daily needs in iron and calcium of woman’s during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Leaf parts are promising as a food source.