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Sierra Leone is considered the 3rd hungriest country in Africa, with almost 8 million people. It is located on the southwest coast of West Africa and has a GDP of $4 billion. Sierra Leone’s GDP grew from 3.8 percent in 2017 to 4.9 percent in 2020. Agriculture is the mainstay of the Sierra Leone economy employing over 60 percent of the labor force, mostly at the subsistence level. However, the agricultural sector is constrained by several factors, including a lack of improved inputs, labor shortages, and post-harvest losses.
Rice and cassava are staple foods of the country, while cocoa, coffee, oil palm, and cashew nuts are the major cash crops. An increase in the number of efficient valued-add food manufacturers with the capacity to cultivate, process, and scale up to meet the needs of international food importers, will create employment, enhance trade revenues, and establish Sierra Leone as a global leader in the exportation of
certain foods and plants.
Moringa is in the same order as horseradish and other cabbage family members (Capparales).
Most parts of the plant are used as a medicine Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of moringa extracts and are thought to be derived in part from 4-(α-L-rhamnopy-ranosyloxy) benzyl isothiocyanate Isothiocyanates are the source of the mild horseradish smell in moringa roots and bark Isothiocyanates and related products from the cabbage family have been shown to have anti-tumor and anti-carcinogenic effects Moringa OLEIFERA commercial production is the most developed Commercial production of immature pods for processing is a large industry in India with about 1.2 million metric tons produced annually on 38,000 ha (94,000 acres) There are more than 13 different moringa species that are native to Africa and India
Rich in Vitamin
Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, plant protein & healthy fats
Moringa is believed to have many benefits and its uses range from health and beauty to helping prevent and cure diseases. The benefits of moringa include:
1. Protecting and nourishing skin and hair
Moringa seed oil is beneficial for protecting hair against free radicals and keeps it clean and healthy. Moringa also contains protein, which means it is helpful in protecting skin cells from damage. It also contains hydrating and detoxifying elements, which also boost the skin and hair.
It can be successful in curing skin infections and sores.
2. Treating edema
Edema is a painful condition where fluid builds up in specific tissues in the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of moringa may be effective in preventing edema from developing.
3. Protecting the liver
Moringa appears to protect the liver against damage caused by anti-tubercular drugs and can quicken its repair process.
4. Preventing and treating cancer
Moringa extracts contain properties that might help prevent cancer developing. It also contains niazimicin, which is a compound that suppresses the development of cancer cells.
5. Treating stomach complaints
Moringa extracts might help treat some stomach disorders, such as constipation, gastritis, and ulcerative colitis. The antibiotic and antibacterial properties of moringa may help inhibit the growth of various pathogens, and its high vitamin B content helps with digestion.
6. Fighting against bacterial diseases
Due to its antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial properties, moringa extracts might combat infections caused by Salmonella, Rhizopus, and E. coli.
7. Making bones healthier
Moringa also contains calcium and phosphorous, which help keep bones healthy and strong. Along with its anti-inflammatory properties moringa extract might help to treat conditions such as arthritis and may also heal damaged bones.
8. Treating mood disorders
Moringa is thought to be helpful in treating depression, anxiety, and fatigue.
9. Protecting the cardiovascular system
The powerful antioxidants found in Moringa extract might help prevent cardiac damage and has also been shown to maintain a healthy heart.
10. Helping wounds to heal
Extract of moringa has been shown to help wounds close as well as reduce the appearance of scars.
11. Treating diabetes
Moringa helps to reduce the amount of glucose in the blood, as well as sugar and protein in the urine. This improved the hemoglobin levels and overall protein content in those tested.
12. Treating asthma
Moringa may help reduce the severity of some asthma attacks and protect against bronchial constrictions. It has also been shown to assist with better lung function and breathing overall.
13. Protecting against kidney disorders
People may be less likely to develop stones in the kidneys, bladder or uterus if they ingest moringa extract. Moringa contains high levels of antioxidants that might aid toxicity levels in the kidneys.
14. Reducing high blood pressure
Moringa contains isothiocyanate and niaziminin, compounds that help to stop arteries from thickening, which can cause blood pressure to rise.
15. Improving eye health
Moringa contains eyesight-improving properties thanks to its high antioxidant levels. Moringa may stop the dilation of retinal vessels, prevent the thickening of capillary membranes, and inhibit retinal dysfunction.
16. Treating anemia and sickle cell disease
Moringa might help a person’s body absorb more iron, therefore increasing their red blood cell count. It is thought the plant extract is very helpful in treating and preventing anemia and sickle cell disease.
Moringa products are available to purchase online.