Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species in the genus Moringa, the only genus in the plant family Moringaceae. Common names include moringa, drumstick tree,
Energy: 64 Calories (per 100 g)
Protein: 9.4 g (per 100 g)
Calcium: 185 mg (per 100 g)
Scientific name: Moringa oleifera
Malunggay pods have been used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb and for its rich nutritional value. Malunggay pods have been shown to have numerous anti-cancer properties, which prevent cancer forming tumor cells. Other studies have shown the anti-inflammatory properties of the Malunggay pods can help to treat symptoms of arthritis, joint pain and rheumatism. Additionally, Malunggay pods have a very high content of vitamin C, A and vitamin B as well as calcium.