Monday, August 8, 2011

Discover Moringa Oil and It's Benefits

The Moringa tree, is native to Ghana, West Africa and has been revered for thousands of years as a miracle tree. For example, Moringa oil has been used in skin preparations and ointments since Egyptian times. The oil pressed from its seeds is full of radiance-boosting fatty acids. For more information visit Kosia Naturals - Love Yourself

Moringa oil has tremendous cosmetic value and is used in skin, body and hair care as a moisturizer and conditioner. The cytokinins in moringa are one of the key reasons why moringa is so highly valued.

Moringa Seed oil contains over 1,700 antioxidants 
and is considered by experts to be one of the greatest cosmetic oils ever discovered.

Cytokinins are plant hormones that promote cellular growth and delay the aging process by postponing the death of cells and destruction of tissues.The most potent cytokinin is zeatin. Moringa is in a class of it's own,it "contains thousand of times" more zeatin than any other plant.

In addition moringa oil contains:

  • 4 times the vitamin A or Carrots  - Vitamin A (Retinol) - Topical Vitamin A has been suggested to help build collagen fibers within the skin in addition to its more superficial exfoliating property. This is the basis for its use in minimizing the appearance of fine wrinkle lines.    

  • 0.5 times the vitamin C of orange. Vitamin C or ascorbic acid acts as an antioxidant and is considered vital in wound healing because it aids in stabilizing collagen. When applied topically, vitamin C can reduce fine lines and wrinkles and may lessen the severity of sunburns. Vitamin C is critical for wound repair, for any type of tissue maintenance, and that applies to your skin. Getting the right nutrients is vital for repairing skin and getting new healthy cells to replace the damaged ones. 
  • Vitamin E - Vitamin E is another antioxidant that shows to have anti-inflammatory effects on the skin. When applied topically, vitamin E has been shown to improve moisturizing, softness and smoothness and also provides protection.

Moringa Oil Benefits:
  1. Delays the aging process
  2. Helps build collagen which improves skin conditions
  3. Natural Healing emollient(helps with dry,rough skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis)
  4. Protects your skin from environmental damage
  5. Helps improve scalp circulation (which aids in preventing hair loss) 

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  1. The numerous economic uses of Moringa together with its easy propagation have raised growing international interest for this tree.


  2. I consider Moringa as a wonder plant. We truly can enjoy Moringa oil benefits, as this plant is easily available for us. I hope many people will realize this and make good use of what nature has to offer.

  3. This is an educating post on Moringa oil... I never knew it has 1700 antioxidants. I am just learning that here. Thanks for sharing...

  4. Moringa Oil comes from the seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree, a fast growing leafy tree species native to the Himalayas. Moringa Oil improves human health and beauty.

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