Drumstick one of the miracle tree where every part of the tree has several medicinal properties. This includes leaves, flower, drum-sticks, seeds, roots, and bark.
Drumstick-Super Food?
It is an excellent souce of multivitamins and protein which is far superior in comparison to other trees.
Some Amazing Facts about Drumstick Leaves-
  1. Vitamin A- 4 times more than carrots and 13 times than spinach.
  2. Vitamin C- 7 times more than oranges.
  3. Calcium- 4 times more than milk.
  4. Magnesium- 36 times more than egg.
  5. Potassium- 63 times more than milk and 3 times more than banana.
  6. Iron- 25 times more than spinach.
  7. Protein- 2 times more than curd/milk.
  8. Excellent souce of B Vitamins and Antioxidants.
Consumption of Drumstick in daily diet could possibly reduce the risk of various degenerative diseases like:
  1. Diabetes- reduces blood sugar levels.
  2. Good for Heart and Brain- reduces cholesterol and blood pressure. It improves the brain function and helps fight against stress and depression.
  3. Digestive health- improves digestion, effective in the treatment of kidney and liver disease, ulcers and kidney stones. It also controls diarrhoea and dysentry.
  4. Anti-microbial- fights several bacterial/fungal/viral infections. example- throat infections, common cold, and other gastric problems.
  5. Good source of antioxidant so keeps your skin healthy and glowing.
  6. Other benefits- good for cancer, thyroid and asthma patients and very effective in treating anemia.
How to use Drumstick: Drum-stick can be added to dal, sambhar and other curries; drumstick leaves in form of tea or blended into juice or used in soup, salads, and other meals.
To know more about other benefits of Drumstick leaves and ways of including different parts of the tree contact Nutridiction.