Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Moringa for Water Clarification and Other Non Medicinal Uses of Sajina

The Moringa plant is well known for its health properties. It is also known as the Sajina tree in some parts of the world. The roots, leaves and other parts of the tree are used extensively throughout Asia and the Caribbean. it has also become popular in other parts of the world.

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Wikimedia Commons CCA 3.0 Unported by Forest & Kim Starr

It is rich in vitamins, such as Vitamin C and Vitamin A. It is also a good source of protein. This has made it a good source of essential nutrients in areas where it is hard to grow other crops.

The moringa or horseradish tree is also used for the following:
1. Water clarification
2. Lumber
3. Charcoal
4. Lubricating oil

It is also used for fencing in several areas. In some countries, its use in building is better known than in others. For example, in Jamaica, other types of wood, such as mahogany and pine, are more popular.

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