Beau-Tea Tips: Thee Exceptional Skin Benefits of Moringa...
Posted on June 22 2020
Heralded by Vogue magazine as "redefining beauty from within."
Moringa is jam-packed with skin-loving vitamins including:
- Vitamin A: 18.9% of NRV
- Vitamin E: 16.9% of NRV
- ORAC value of 157,000***
What does that mean ?
Vitamin A is essential for healthy, radiant skin and vitamin E protects cells from oxidative stress helping fight the signs of ageing.
Vitamin E also has anti-inflammatory properties that support cell function and skin health, making it effective at combating the effects of free radicals produced by the metabolism of food and toxins in the environment. Leading researchers to believe Vitamin E may be beneficial at reducing UV damage to skin.
Antioxidants are essential for protecting, repairing and preventing cell damage, minimising the ageing process of the skin in the long-term. They help counteract oxidative stress and the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that damage collagen causing skin dryness, fine lines, wrinkles and premature ageing.
Moringa has one of the highest antioxidant contents of any food. With an ORAC value of 157,000, it has 6x the antioxidants of goji berries and comparable levels to the antioxidant powerhouse matcha.
***The ORAC unit (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), ORAC value, or ORAC score is a method developed by scientists at the National Institute of Health and Aging (NIH) to measures the antioxidant capacity of different foods.