Its seeds are used for their antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties to treat arthritis, rheumatism, gout, cramp, sexually transmitted diseases and boils. The seeds are roasted, pounded, mixed with coconut oil and applied to the problem area. Seed oil can be used for the same ailments.
Roasted seeds and oil can encourage urination.
They can also be used as a relaxant for epilepsy. Moringa seeds are effective against skin-infecting bacteria – Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. They contain the potent antibiotic and fungicide terygospermin.
Some of those nutrients and antioxidants include:
Vitamin A – Moringa contains four times more Vitamin A and beta-carotene than carrots.;
Contains more Vitamin C than oranges and higher calcium content than milk;
Contains greater potassium count than bananas, as well as large quantities of zinc;
Has greater amounts of iron than spinach;
Provides essential amino acids
Helps prevent blindness
Builds immune system.
Helps prevent osteoporosis and other other bone diseases.
Can reduce risk of stroke and kidney disorders, and improve muscle strength and metabolism.