Complete Nutritional Value of Moringa Oil
Moringa oil contains some vitamins, minerals in small amounts. However,
the most striking aspect of this oil' nutrition is the content of
flavonoids, phenols and sterols. These are the prominent nutrients in
moringa seed oil.
Moringa oil contains three varieties of Vitamin E. That is ?-tocopherol
(105 mg/kg), ?-tocopherol ( 39 mg/kg) and ?-tocopherol (77 mg/kg).
Vitamin E tocopherols are strong antioxidants. It protects the skin when
applied topically and also boosts the immune system. 
Cold pressed moringa oil contains small amounts of many phytosterol and
cholesterol as well. These are the ones that are found in high amounts.
- ? - Sitosterol - Reduces cholesterol, strong antioxidant and has shown anti-diabetic activity. 
- Campesterol - Strongly anti-inflammatory and reduces osteoarthritis.
- Stigmasterol - Reduces absorption of cholesterol and lowers blood glucose.
These are antioxidant compounds which exert a protective effect on our
body. Even in small amounts, they exert strong health benefits.
Flavonoids strengthen the blood vessels and lower inflammatory problems.
Total flavonoid content in moringa oil is 18 mg RAE per gm.
Chemical properties of Moringa Oil
|| 0.90 g/ml
||great for massage oil
||Ideal temperature for storage
||Pore clogging potential ( 0 - 5 )
|| Measure of Acidity
|| Measure of Initial Rancidity
|| Measure of the average carbon chain length
|| Measure of unsaturation of oil
|Free Fatty Acids
|| Percentage of volatile oils
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Buying and Storage
Moringa oil is one of the most stable oils. It hardly gets rancid and
can be used for many days. Though it is extracted using various
processes, the healthiest one is the cold pressed oil. It is more dense,
has more color and even more taste than filtered or solvent extracted
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