Reo, Burkina Faso, May 2012: C.A.S.E, association using Moringa to treat childhood malnutition.

Roseline Kansole, 32, picks and dries Moringa leaves.

Photo by Mike Goldwater

Moringa – The Miracle Tree


Photo credit: Tree Aid

Woman preparing Moringa

Moringa: Miracle Tree


Recently, you might have heard a lot about the moringa tree, also known as the drumstick tree, the ben oil tree or the horseradish tree. Maybe the most fitting name is the miracle tree, but what is so special about Moringa?

Moringa has many miraculous properties, the three we will talk about today are:

– Moringa’s incredible nutritional qualities

– Moringa’s numerous health benefits

– How moringa can profoundly improve the lives of some of Africa’s poorest people

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Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.