The Miracle Moringa Morning Tea

Moringa tea is a naturally caffeine-free herbal tea made by steeping the moringa leaves in warm water. Although a new staple Assam English breakfast tea, Moringa tea can be consumed at any time of the day. This plant is being converted to powders that can be added to teas and coffees and are now being used in numerous classic recipes, thereby being actively incorporated in people’s diets around the world.


Moringa tea essentially made from the leaves of the Moringa oleifera plant also known as drumstick tree (due to the shape of its seed pods), horseradish tree (because the roots taste like the rhizome) or sometimes “the miracle tree”. Native to North India, these trees are mostly found in the tropical areas of Southeast Asia. India is its largest cultivator. People use the pods for cooking and the leaves to make herbal medicines and tea. It is said to have countless health benefits and is here to stay as a health food.

Health Benefits of Moringa Tea:

  1. Blood Sugar Regulation –

High blood sugar has the potential to cause or accentuate heart diseases as well as diabetes. So, physicians always recommend keeping blood sugar levels within limit. Moringa leaves have plant compounds called isothiocyanates in abundance, which helps lower blood sugar levels effectively.

  1. Heart Health –

Animal studies showed, moringa extract had improved heart health. In one study, moringa showed lowered cholesterol levels and reduced formation of plaque in arteries. It acted quite similar to a statin drug.

  1. Brain Health –

Moringa leaf extract had positive effects on brain chemistry in an animal study. Researchers therefore concluded that moringa could be looked into as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

  1. Immunity Against Chronic Diseases –

Moringa leaves contain compounds that can keep chronic diseases at bay. These substances are polyphenols, saponins, tannins, and others. Besides protection against heart disease, liver damage, and diabetes, these compounds can also prevent chronic inflammation.

Moringa also has certain antimicrobial and antifungal properties that are said to be more effective than antibiotics. It fights bacteria and fungi effectively, keeping the immune system at its very best. They are also wonderful in fighting certain oral infections.

  1. Reduced Waistline –

Moringa tea leaves help convert stored visceral fat into energy thereby boosting metabolism. There are also a high number of polyphenols in Moringa, it is a kind of antioxidant that keeps gut and overall health in check.

  1. Improved And Uplifted Mood –

Moringa tea as an English breakfast tea is reportedly useful in treating certain severe mood disorders such as anxiety, stress and depression. It also helps reduce the feeling of fatigue by giving the required energy boost.

  1. Relief from rheumatoid arthritis –

Herbal Moringa preparations are useful in treating autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, and psoriasis. It helps with joint pain due to its anti-inflammatory effects.

Brewing this English Breakfast Tea:

It can be boiled in filtered water, per usual and then passed through a strainer to get a bright green tea, which is Moringa tea. Powders and tea-leaves can both be used.

When analysed, the wealth of natural minerals and compounds contained within the Moringa plant read like a catalogue of some of the most important vital nutrients for our health and well-being. The leaves and seeds are filled with 46 anti-oxidants, 27 vitamins, 9 essential amino acids, high concentrations of protein and numerous minerals. Thus making Moringa’s claim-to-fame as a superfood, a righteous one.

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