Malunggay or Moringa is a drought-resistant tree native to India, the Philippines, and other tropical/subtropical places. This powerful galactagogue is known for its edible young leaves and hanging brown pods. The leafy green is a nutritional powerhouse consumed in Asian countries for culinary and medical purposes.
Malunggay has been used for making various dishes in the form of soups, stews, and stir-fry. Every part of the Malunggay tree is edible, so it is often known as the “Miracle Tree.” The roots and flowers are dried and crushed to powder. However, the leaves are the star of this tree known for their iron and anti-inflammatory properties.
Benefits of Malunggay Consumption
Malunggay contains ample vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, and naturally occurring omega oils. Pregnant and lactating mothers primarily benefit from this supplement. From improving digestion, maintaining healthy blood circulation, increasing energy, this ingredient is a great supplement for breastfeeding women who require an increase in breast milk supply.
Is Malunggay Safe for Breastfeeding?
Yes! Women in South Asian and Asian countries have consumed the leaves and pods of this plant for many generations. Did you know Malunggay has four times the calcium of cow’s milk? It has way more potassium than bananas, lots of protein,
and tons of Vitamin C and A making it an all-rounder in every breastfeeding woman’s kit!
Who Should Take Malunggay?
Everyone! Of course, it is always a good idea to consult your doctor before consuming any supplement. Malunggay has been popular for breastfeeding women, especially in the case of preterm babies.
Benefits of Mama's Select Malunggay
Malunggay is a superfood that encourages milk production in breastfeeding moms, among other benefits. Studies have shown an increase in milk flow among nursing women that consume the supplement.
Mama’s Select Malunggay is high quality and organic. Women have also reported losing extra baby weight because of the plant’s ability to naturally lower and regulate blood sugar.
Increased Milk Production - Mama's Select Malunggay is beneficial to new, lactating mothers who need the extra support to produce more milk for the health of their newborn baby. Besides increasing breast milk, our supplement also ensures our mothers consuming it benefit from all the added nutrients of the supplement.
- Rich in Vitamin A - Malunggay leaves are some of nature’s best sources of Vitamin A. Mama’s Select Mlunggay is significantly richer in Vitamin A than the humble carrot. Not only does this benefit your eyesight, but can help with beautiful skin from all the other vitamins such as B, C, D, and E.
- Improved Blood Circulation - Malunggay leaves are abundant in iron content which helps in improving blood circulation within your body. It is also anti-inflammatory that strengthens your immune system, and can enable you to fight back viruses more effectively!
Side Effects of Malunggay Consumption
Like our other supplements, we recommend you consult with your doctor before consuming this supplement, especially if you are on any current medication.
Our recommendation to adult women for this supplement is 1 capsule four times daily or as instructed by your healthcare professional.