Drumstick – 1 Kg
Drumstick – முருங்கைக்காய் (Murunkaikkai) – మునగకాయ (Munagakāya) – ढोल का छड़ी (dhol ka chhadee)
Scientific Name : Moringa oleifera
Drumstick is one of those rare plant species whose seeds, flowers, leaves, and stems are edible and extremely nutritious. Moringa commonly referred to as drumstick is treated as a ‘super plant’ for its unique yet powerful properties that combat different ailments in our system. This nutrient-dense plant has its roots in Ayurveda and was used as a medicine by our ancestors.
Here are some of the health benefits:
Great for diabetes
Various vitamins and minerals present in its stem help in maintaining an optimum blood-glucose level and hence it is highly recommended for people with diabetes.
Preventing acne and other skin issues. It is a blood purifier which helps in flushing out all the impurities present in your blood.
Good for hair and skin
It is rich in vitamin B, vitamin A, folic acid and other essential nutrients which will help you in achieving a flawless skin and lustrous hair.
Prevents the outburst of chickenpox
Mostly advised to consume during the month of March- April, as due to its medical properties it can provide immunity against chicken pox.
Keeps your heart healthy
If you are someone who is having an elevated blood-pressure level then a regular intake of this super-powerful vegetable can help in keeping heart diseases at bay.
Consumption of drumstick has also proven results in improving bone health due to the presence of an adequate amount of calcium and iron.
Courtesy : India Times