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Moringa Super Tree

The highly acclaimed Moringa tree plant has gained popularity as a new superfood because of its highly nutritious profile and powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and tissue-protective properties. Super Yay!!!

Moringa oleifera, also known as horseradish tree, ben tree, or drumstick tree, is a gorgeous medium size tree originally from India, Pakistan, and Nepal and has been used for generations in Eastern countries, super popular in treating and preventing dis-eases such as diabetes, heart disease, anemia, arthritis, liver disease, and respiratory, skin, and digestive disorder, because of its high vibratory properties


Although Moringa has become popular as a leaf powder supplement, the pods, roots, bark, flowers, seeds, and fruits are also edible and highly healing.

It’s used as a traditional remedy for many ailments, and here are 10 (scientifically backed) benefits:


  1. Super Packed With Yummy Nutrients.

Moringa is rich in vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. Research found it contains a significant amount of vitamins A, C, and E; Calcium; Potassium; and Protein.


  1. Good-bye Free Radicals.

Antioxidants fight free radicals, the molecules that cause oxidative stress, cell damage, and inflammation.

This wonderful tree contains antioxidants called flavonoids, polyphenols, and ascorbic acid in the leaves, flowers, and seeds.

Study finds that the Moringa leaf extracts have higher antioxidant activity, free-radical-scavenging capacity, and higher inhibition of lipid, protein, and DNA oxidation than flowers and seeds.

This means it prevents the damage and degradation that free radicals cause in the cells of different organs in the body, keeping them healthy and functioning at their best.


  1. Anti-Inflammatory.

Inflammation can lead to chronic dis-eases like diabetes, respiratory problems, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, and obesity. Moringa reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes and proteins in the body, and moringa leaf concentrate significantly lowers inflammation in the cells. Its high frequency green particles assist in elevating the glandular function purifying the blood stream by increasing oxygen production. It promotes lymphatic function and clears  excessive mucus membranes.


  1. Helps reduce some diabetes symptoms.

Moringa leaf (primarily in powder form) has been effective in reducing lipid and glucose levels, regulating oxidative stress in diabetic patients, which means it lowers blood sugar and cholesterol and improves protection against cell damage.


  1. Cardiovascular System Protection & Stimulation For Excellent Performance.

Moringa leaf has heart-healthy benefits, particularly in blood lipid control, the prevention of plaque formation in the arteries, and to reduce high cholesterol levels.


  1. It supports brain health.moringa-powder

Moringa supports brain health and cognitive function because of its antioxidant and neuro-enhancer activities. It’s also been tested as a treatment for Alzheimer’s dis-ease with favorable preliminary results.

Its high content of vitamins E and C fight oxidation that leads to neuron degeneration, improving brain function. It’s also able to normalize the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline in the brain, which play a key role in memory, mood, organ function, responses to stimulus such as stress and pleasure, and optimum mental health, for example in conditions like depression, neurosis and psychosis.


  1. The Liver Protector.

Moringa contains high concentrations of polyphenols in its leaves and flowers that protect the liver against oxidation, toxicity, and damage.

Moringa can reduce liver damage and fibrosis and reverse oxidation in the liver. Moringa oil can also restore liver enzymes to normal levels, reducing oxidative stress, and increasing protein content in the liver.

The liver is responsible for blood detoxification, bile production, fructose metabolism, fat metabolism, and nutrient processing, and it can only fulfill these functions with the aid of liver enzymes, so it’s vital they stay at normal levels. For instance, lower levels of hepatic enzymes can impair its ability to filter the blood.


  1. Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Properties.

Moringa has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that fight infections. It’s been effective against types of fungi that cause infections on skin and strains of bacteria responsible for blood and urinary tract infections and digestive problems.


  1. Wound Healing.

Moringa has blood-clotting properties in its leaves, roots, and seeds that enhance wound healing and can reduce clotting time, which means it reduces the time it takes for scratches, cuts, or wounds to stop bleeding.


How to Use It 

You can add fresh moringa leaves to your daily salad, its an excellent addition to your greens. Add moringa powder to your smoothie or drink it as a tea. The leaf powder has been deemed safe, even in larger doses than normal. The powder has a mild flavor, so it makes for a light tea with a slightly earthy taste.

But you might want to stay clear of seed extracts, as they have shown a level of toxicity in immune cells.

Moringa can have laxative effects in large quantities, so take a safe dose to introduce it into your diet gradually and avoid digestive problems. Recommended is ½ to 1 teaspoon per day.



Parenting Is Partnership

Heart Healing is Joyfully Fulfilling Living

The world has explored many avenues of parenting, there are levels and layers in which parents choose to present themselves to their children; as the mind progresses and grows the partnership that parenting is, emerges.

As parents sometimes we get caught in old patterns of our own childhood and subconsciously we “want to make sure” our children either don’t grow up the way we did, have a better childhood than we did, have it all since we had nothing, or have everything I had and more.  What happens is we stop allowing them to have their own experience and we hand them our baggage …Of course we want the best for them, that’s why they are here, that’s why we were chosen as parents, because we can set the stage for them to have the best, according to their divine plan.

We have to remember that just as we did, they come with a purpose to fulfill and we, as parents, want to be there for them to guide them but not to drive them.

mommy-baby-handsPersonally, with my daughter, I like to remind myself she always has a choice. Its a super fun practice for me and a great way to learn for her; and I enjoy providing that space for her to discover her choices and make the ones she resonates with. Its truly an amazing and heart-filling thing when you see them making their choices, the freedom they live in knowing they can, and they have the space for it. It presents the infinite possibilities their world is made of. …its just like learning/teaching them to ride a bike, we hold them and then give them a gentle push so they can keep pedaling.

Every human born comes fully equipped with Kindness and Goodwill. Explore these layers with your child/ren. Nature is a wonderful teacher and loving example, always available and willing 🙂

Ollie-parkWhat we see, what we discover in our early ages, we build our lives from that base.  Lets give our children the space to build from a strong foundation, being flexible and not competitive, being opened and not resistant, being loving instead of fearful and doubtful. The Earth is our home, a healthy structure for us to live our lives joyfully. The Earth creates a perfect partnership with us so that we may create one with our children.

Studies confirm that when a child between 0-3 yrs of age learns the word NO as the introduction to guidance, their brain development slows down, it begins to stagger and the electrical impulses that are meant to move through the entire nervous system slows down or stops. This becomes a huge hindrance in that little persons life and as an adult will most likely encounter many “stops”.

We are here to “show them the ropes”, to show them where the door is and allow them to open it not tell them how. In discovering the world on their own, at their pace and through their own eyes they become a beautiful human manifestation, and that is great parenting. Allowingness is great parenting. We have the choice of practicing fearful limited parenting or allowingness and therefore creating an exquisite partnership with our children. I’ve discovered that in practicing allowingness with my little princess I’ve learned so much about practicing allowingness on self. It’s a wonderful journey. We all learn and grow together.

There are so many activities and things to build quality moments with our little ones. Here’s a lovely technique to share with the children in our life. Its called Shift & Shine Technique® and we enjoy practicing it often … we hope you do too. (click the link below)

Shift and Shine Technique®