malunggay tree

Malunggay – Moringa Oleifera is one of the most nutritious plants in the world.

According to modern studies, this plant is rich in vitamins A, B, C, iron and many more. This plant is widely grown in the Philippines. Filipinos love to include malunggay leaves in their regular dishes such as tinola, soup, broth, and many more. Why? Because it is delicious and they also believe that this plant brings a lot of healthy benefits to the human body. According to experts, Malunggay leaves, or Moringa in English, this plant boast an immune system. This is also thought to be beneficial to breastfeeding mothers.

malunggay - moringa oleifera

Tagalog Name: Malunggay
English Name: Moringa
Scientific Name: Moringa oleifera
Visayan Dialect: Kalamunggay / Kamunggay or Kamonggay
Kingdom: Plantae


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These plants are used in culinary preparations.

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