Moringa Lion Farm Packs a Punch with Moringa Oleifera

The beautiful island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands is a gorgeous island that offers incredible beaches, delicious food and a host of activities for the adventure traveler or those looking for a relaxing island getaway retreat. It has a host of activities to indulge in like horseback riding, scuba diving and even sea kayaking. With dining options also available including cuisines which span the globe, from French to Caribbean fusion, the globetrotter will not get bored with the variety of things to do and foods to eat in St. Croix.

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If you are a health conscious traveler looking to visit St. Croix, then you should consider the Moringa Oleifera products that are available throughout the island produced by Moringa Lion. Moringa Oleifera (commonly known as drumstick or horseradish tree), is a leaf powder supplement that has been used to prevent diabetes, heart disease, skin, respiratory and digestive disorders. It is packed full of nutrients including vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, and minerals.

Moringa has been used for centuries in both the Ayurvedic and Unani systems of traditional medicine and has scientifically backed benefits of consuming it. Studies have concluded that it has components that fight against liver, lung, ovarian and even skin cancers.

IMG: Moringa Lion Farm Product.

The Moringa Lion line of products are grown organically at the Ridge to Reef Farm located in St. Croix. They take pride in the meticulous process of growing and storing the superfood, which is organically grown Moringa leaves and dehydrated immediately to provide the highest of quality for consumers. Moringa plants thrive in hot and dry climates, so there is no wonder why it grows successfully in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  

One of the key benefits of Moringa is that it reduces inflammation, which can lead to chronic diseases like diabetes, respiratory problems, obesity, and arthritis. It does this by suppressing inflammatory enzymes and proteins in the body. Moringa leaf also has properties that fight to lower blood sugar and cholesterol, therefore providing protection against cell damage. While it is not necessarily a dietary supplement, many that have used Moringa have claimed to lose weight. A reason for this could be due to the anti-inflammatory and diuretic effect helps reduce water retention.

Moringa Lion boasts that their Moringa products are the ultimate superfood. It provides 7 times the vitamin C of oranges, 4 times the vitamin A of carrots, 4 times the calcium of milk, 2 times the protein of yogurt and 3 times the potassium of bananas. Now that is what I call a super food! It is the perfect supplement to include in your daily smoothie recipes to put that extra pep in your step in the mornings. In addition, the Moringa Lion products feature 46 types of antioxidants, 36 anti-inflammatory compounds and is an excellent source of protein and dietary fibers.

Researchers have also noted that the powerful superfood has been tested as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, thus showing that it can assist with supporting brain health and cognitive function. I mean seriously, the benefit of taking Moringa is truly endless. It’s also able to help with increasing memory utilization, increase mood, organ function and can help in maintaining responses to stress and pleasure. Now talk about added bonuses!

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The health benefits are plentiful for taking Moringa, as those that do, manage to have accelerated levels of energy and power. If taking the powdered leaf substance in your smoothies or meals is not your cup of tea, then Moringa Lion’s 100 vegan capsules are also a viable option. The capsules are also suitable for children. In addition to increasing energy, Moringa also has the advantage of facilitating healthy digestion. The high fiber content supports easy movement of the digestive tract and relieves constipation. Therefore, it’s a great addition to soups and certain meals to help keep your system flowing regularly.

The one hundred percent organic Moringa Oleifera, which is produced in the US Virgin Islands, is available at various retailers in St. Croix, including: Ana’s Living Food Van, Ital in Paradise, Freedom City Surf, and Riddims Music Store. Considering the host of benefits of consuming this superfood in capsule or powder form with your meals, it is imperative to purchase the locally grown Moringa Oleifera from the Moringa Lion company while you retreat to paradise in the U.S. Virgin Islands.



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