What Is Malunggay In English? (Answers)
MALUNGGAY IN ENGLISH – Malunggay is one of the most popular vegetables in the Philippines. It’s highly regarded for the medicinal and health properties it holds.
However, most people don’t know what Malunggay is called in English. In this article, we are going to discover the meaning of “Malunggay”.
In English, it’s simply called “Moringa”. Its scientific name is “Moringa Oleifera”. The plant is also widely known in South Asian Countries such as India.
Sometimes, it is also referred to by English speakers as horseradish tree or horseradish plant. But, the tree is a different species from the horseradish most people from the West know of.
It’s also one of the most common trees you could find in the Philippines. This is thanks to its fast growth and survivability in drought conditions.
The leaves of the Malunggay or “Moringa” also holds several health benefits. It’s also called the “miracle tree” because all of its parts are beneficial for health.
Malunggay pods may be eaten raw or fried it tastes like a peanut. Boil roots with warm temperatures used to wash wound and gargle to wash mouth sores and sore throats.
Its seeds, leaves, and barks may be applied to relieve inflammation. Its oil may mix with foods it is rich in anti-oxidant. The oil also used as an oil base for perfumes and cosmetics.
Learn more about the health benefits of Malunggay here: Malunggay, The Top Herbal Plant That Can Prevent Diseases
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