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Chemical content and various benefits

From the UGM pharmacy website, Moringa oleifera L. contains a unique combination of compounds, namely isothiocyanates and glucosinolates. Isothiocyanate (ITC) is a substance found in various plants, including moringa, and has the potential to be a chemopreventive agent. Experimentally in living organisms (in vivo), isothiocyanates show activity as anticancer agents. Moringa is known worldwide as a nutritious plant. The World Health Organization (WHO) introduced Moringa as an alternative food to overcome nutritional problems (malnutrition). In Africa and Asia, Moringa leaves are recommended as a nutrient-rich supplement for nursing mothers and growing children. Krisnadi, A Dudi in the book Moringa Super Nutrition published by the Indonesian Center for Moringa Plant Information and Development, explained that various parts of the Moringa plant such as leaves, roots, seeds, bark, fruit and flowers act as heart and blood circulation stimulants. It has anti-tumor, anti-hypertensive, lowerin

5 Benefits of Moringa leaves for health

Moringa tea drinks are believed to have extraordinary benefits for the health of the body, here are the reviews. 1. Control blood pressure Moringa tea is useful to help control blood pressure. This is because, Moringa leaves contain quercetin which plays a role in helping lower blood pressure. 2. Lose weight Moringa leaf tea is rich in antioxidants, especially polyphenols. According to the book How To Lose Back Fat, by Cynthia Trainer, Moringa tea has been shown to have a weight-loss effect. Energy production occurs instead of storing fat. Moringa leaves contain low fat and nutrient dense which can be an alternative to high-calorie foods. 3. Control blood sugar Moringa tea is good for diabetics. Moringa leaves contain antioxidant chlorogenic which plays a role in keeping blood sugar levels under control. Not only that, the vitamin C in Moringa leaves has been shown to reduce blood sugar levels and blood pressure in people with type 2 diabetes. 4. Cholesterol Moringa can also help lower

COCOPEAT AS A PLANTING MEDIA

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  In farming, not only land that can be relied on as a planting medium. There are other growing media, cocopeat is one of them. Cocopeat is included in the hydroponic growing media that is organic, because it is made from coconut fiber powder. Coconut fiber powder is quite easy to find around the house, so it is not uncommon to see this planting method applied in every home. Because Cocopeat is a powder, its presence can be obtained using the first finely ground coconut husk. One of the benefits of using Cocopeat as a hydroponic growing medium is that it can hold water and has quite a lot of chemical elements Cocopeat has a pH between 5.0 to 6.8 so it is very good for the growth of any plant. This hydroponic growing media is usually used first mixed with other ingredients such as roasted husks in a 50:50 ratio whose purpose is none other than to increase aeration in the growing media. Many benefits can be obtained by using it. Good for use with the ground, or stand alone. Cocopeat is