October 28 2019 – Tyra Johnson-Brown
Moringa, the Tree of Life, also known as The Miracle Tree. What many do not know is that it is a food source. Most, if not all, of the tree is edible and nutritious. But what else makes this tree so special? And what are some of its best benefits when it comes to healthy skin? Continue reading and we will spill all the details.
For starters, the moringa tree is one of the rare plants that can grow and thrive in dry, depleted soils. Even in famine, moringa has sustained many undernourished populations. The tree itself, adds essential nutrients to diets, while helping to revitalize the soil. Farmers plant it to restore forests, filter water, and more. Moringa trees grow year-round and aid in replenishing nutrients in the soil. Decomposing trees further nourish the earth for other food sources in harsh landscapes.
There are a ton of other health benefits, but what about your skin? What does moringa do for the skin to keep it clear, clean and healthy?
Moringa and Healthy Skin Benefits
Moringa oil comes from the seeds of the moringa oleifera tree, the most common species of the genus moringa in the flowering plant family moringaceae. The fast-growing, drought-resistant plant is historically native to the Himalayas of northern India, but it can now be found throughout the tropics and parts of Africa, too.
The seed's leaf, which tastes peppery, and is often sold in powder form, sits in the same family as kale and broccoli. With anti-inflammatory and free radical-fighting properties part of its appeal, moringa has long been a staple for beautiful skin, and moringa is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. Its leaves alone contain more protein than soy, more vitamin C than oranges, and more potassium than bananas.
And beyond the dietary benefits of the tree, there are also the antioxidants and youth-boosting benefits. Rich in vitamins A, B, and C, moringa is a fantastic ingredient to look for if you're after a glowing complexion, and thanks to its omegas 3 and 6, it's full of fatty acids to retain skin's moisture, perfect for the dehydrated among us. It's also a natural anti-pollutant that fights skin aging, which is all the explanation you need for its "miraculous" reputation.
People have been experiencing the skin care benefits of moringa for many, many years.
Moringa oil is found in numerous cosmetics due to its moisturizing, cleansing ,and emollient properties. It’s used in shampoos and conditioners and other hair care products like our growth nourishing oil, lotions, body oils, lip balms, anti-aging and wrinkle creams, face creams, soaps and body wash, perfume and deodorants. It’s used for aromatherapy and massage oils because it blends well with essential oils.
Moringa oil absorbs easily, improving the appearance and radiance of skin. It has skin-healthy nutrients like vitamin A, which helps build collagen in the skin, vitamin C to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and the healing and anti-inflammatory benefits of vitamin E.
Also, when you apply moringa oil to the skin, it has many natural astringent benefits. It can act as a drying agent and antibacterial, killing surface bacteria and absorbing oil and dirt. Topical application can also help treat acne and other skin conditions. Utilizing our Grapeseed Green Coffee Morning Cleansing Oil and Makeup Remover, has provided major benefits to our Beauties. Frequent use, can help restore the natural moisture balance of the skin. On the scalp, moringa can help resolve dandruff or dry skin issues over time. Try Hair Growth Nourishing Oil.
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