Enumerating the uses of the plant, Igwilo stated that every part of the tree is very important (leaves, seed, bark, flowers and root) as they have been used to boost immunity, fight malnutrition, cure headaches and arthritis, used as natural pesticide, water purifier, control of high blood pressure and blood sugar.
“We have discovered that the plant is very rich in micronutrients, particularly the amino acids. From the results obtained here, we found that it contains all the essential amino acids. Over 200 diseases can be cured by this plant and we have worked on almost all the parts of the plant – seed, leaves, flowers, stem, roots – to look at the medicinal profile and it gave us a resounding result.
Research & Devt: Moringa is a goldmine waiting to be tapped – Igwilo.