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How to take Moringa
How much Moringa should I take? How should I take Moringa? Are
START: Introduce Moringa to your
How much Moringa to take?
1. Start with half a teaspoon per day for 3 - 5 days!
preferably with breakfast (tips below) and ALWAYS with food.
Moringa powder is strong and will manifest side effects if taken
in too large doses.
2. After 3-5 days
increase your intake. 1 teaspoons per day total is plenty for a
If you are recovering from illness or suffer from any chronic
condition that affects you physically, two teaspoons per day may
be better -BUT: taking more than a teaspoon per serving may
upset the stomach. if your stomach is struggling because it needs
to cope with medication it is better to slow things down.
If you are healthy and physically very active, three teaspoons
per day is possible. Unless you are body building, more may be a
3. After 2 Weeks:
You may want to take Moringa every second day after a while
-Listen to your body. You will notice if your dosage is too high.
Just take less, or skip a day -or two. Your body is unique as are
its needs. After two weeks of regular use you can begin to make
changes in how much and when you take Moringa.
Remember, you can't force the body's processes, so don't take
Moringa as a quick-fix. Take it regularly as part of your diet and
you should get the miracle benefits -many of which are
preventative. Drink lots of water. Some people experience gas /
winds due to too little water in the gut -Moringa decomposes very
When to take Moringa
Most who take only one teaspoon daily take Moringa in the morning
with breakfast. Those who struggle after lunch, usually take it
with lunch. Those who take it to improve digestion or sleep, take
it with dinner.
The 3 Day Rule:
You are going to have to see what works best for you. A three day
regimen taking Moringa at a specific time will tell you what
results are for you by taking it at that time.
Not everyone takes Moringa daily. Some take less daily, others
take 1 or two teaspoons every second or third day. Remember
Moringa is for the entire body, not just the tongue.
Health Notice: BLOOD
Like all green plant leaf foods, such as Spinach,
MORINGA THICKENS THE BLOOD.
If you are on BLOOD-THINNING MEDICATION or are PREGNANT, consult
your health care practitioner before taking Moringa.
A one-teaspoon per day intake ought not to interfere with
medication for most people.
Moringa is an excellent multi-nutrient for pregnancy and supports
the production of breast milk after birth, while supporting mom to
replenish her own nutrients.
Moringa with Food: Recipes
Take in a juice, or mix into your breakfast. It will go green!
Honey works well to mask the taste. You can take half a teaspoon
with cereal or oats to lessen the impact of the taste.
Sprinkle your Moringa over wet salad - you wont notice it.
Sprinkle Moringa powder over the food just before serving. You
can stir it in, but DON'T COOK Moringa powder, it diminishes the
Go to town! but for best results, add lemon, honey or dates. A
full teaspoon will often affect the taste, so go for half a
Add only half a teaspoon of Moringa to juice to prevent spoiling
One can easily mask half a teaspoon of Moringa. If you drink
high-green smoothies, you can do one full teaspoon. If taste is an
issue, you need to take less more frequently. Again. given the
benefits of regular Moringa intake, should your tongue have such a
big say? Else take Moringa
You can add our Moringa powder to hot water to create a tea.
Obviously you will need to strain it through a cloth. Do not boil
the Moringa, add it to a pot of pare-boiled water an let it brew
fro 3-5 minutes. Moringa tea »
By adhering to the Do's and Dont's below, you can't go wrong.
- Don't cook Moringa powder. Heat above 47 degrees Celsius
depotentizes raw food. Minerals survive, but many
phyto-nutrients -including vitamins take a huge knock.
- DO NOT Take too much too soon! See the next point.
- DO NOT Take Moringa on an empty stomach! Moringa makes a
brilliant and natural laxative. In the beginning, 1 to 2
teaspoon on an empty stomach should do it.
- Keep your powder dry. Moringa ferments in no time at all.
Great compost, but too expensive.
- Keep your powder out of the sun. The Chlorophyll in Moringa
- Take Moringa regularly. Moringa is a food, not a medicine. It
works best preventatively.
Moringa Side Effects (or are
Moringa side effects are rare and indicate one may have taken it
Firstly - we've seen it at least a hundred times: People get
their Moringa and immediately take too much... SLOW DOWN. Moringa
is not a silver bullet, it is food, and it is potent. Give
your body the time it needs to adapt and gain the benefits. You
cannot rush your system, but you can make it very uncomfortable by
bombarding it with something strong.
If Moringa makes you nauseous you are taking too much...
lower your intake and build up slower, or spread your intake over
three meals. Three days will do it.
Moringa is very potent. The average person can take 2-3
teaspoons on an empty stomach with water to use it as a fast
acting and natural laxative. Remember people differ so will the
impact of how much you take.
Many use Moringa and an increased water intake to keep them
regular - this does not require taking it on an empty stomach. If
you get a runny tummy from Moringa, just reduce your dosage, or
take it when your stomach has food in it.
Diarrhea and Runny Stomach
Unfortunately some producers do not work hygienically. The
result is powder with a high count of various coli-forms, even
e-coli. These will give you diarrhea if not worse. In the USA most
producers irradiate moringa to kill bacteria and viruses. We
prefer hygienic handling throughout the value-chain
and do not irradiate. That is why we test produce before we use
NOTE that a high dose of Moringa acts as a laxative, especially
on an empty stomach (see previous point).
If you take Moringa neat with water, or very little else
to mix with, it can cause a heartburn-like sensation. If this
happens to you, mix it with something thicker, or take it with
Like all green foods Moringa thickens the blood. This is of note
to those on blood-thinning medication. See