Moringa and its effects

Moringa is a plant native to parts of India and Africa. The leaves, seeds, and flowers of the plant are all edible and used in traditional medicine. Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, Moringa is used to treat a number of diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis. Moringa is also being studied for its potential to improve cognitive function and memory. Moringa supplements are available in capsule, powder, and extract forms. Moringa is generally considered safe when taken at recommended doses. Side effects can include gastrointestinal upset, constipation, and diarrhea. Moringa should be taken with caution by people who have bleeding disorders or are taking blood-thinning medications. Moringa can also interact with other medications.