Murunga obtains its name from the Tamil word, murungai, meaning twisted pod. It is commonly called as Drumstick. This humble vegetable is used extensively in Indian culinary dishes since hundred years. Being an anti-bacterial and detoxifier, has got numerous extraordinary benefits
In Every traditional South Indian home we can see a tulsi plant in front of the house and a drumstick tree in the backyard. Drumstick pods and leaves are a storehouse of essential nutrient. The leaves are the most nutrient part of the plant and one of the finest sources of calcium, iron, zinc, selenium and magnesium. Fresh pods and seeds are a great source of Oleic acid, a healthy & fatty acid which is known to promote heart health. It is really a ‘yard stick’ for health, as it is known to be very therapeutic for the human health in one way or another.
The stems, leaves and seeds of Drumstick are recognized to have got therapeutic qualities. Some health advantages of drumsticks are-
-Being an incredible source of essential mineral such as calcium, iron and phosphorus, it helps in strengthening the bones in growing children. Also, regular addition of drumstick in the diet can reinstate bone density in older people and helps in easing the symptoms of osteoporosis.
-High on vitamin C and antioxidants, it helps to combat against common cold, flu and stave off several common infections.
-It is blessed with richness of essential B vitamins which plays a crucial role in stimulating the secretion of digestive juices and helps in the smooth functioning of the digestive system.
-The rich antioxidant profile improves the circulation of blood and nutrients to the heart thus regulating hypertension.
-Regular addition in the diet may help in reducing the development of stones in the kidney and bladder.
-It also helps in suppressing the formation of cancer cells due to presence rich antioxidants in it.
-Being naturally low in calories and heaped with essential minerals it helps to significantly bring down blood sugar spikes.
-It is also beneficial in treating cataracts and dry eyes.
At Kamaleya Murunga is grown and cultivated in fresh water with well drained & fertile soil. The anti-oxidative properties combined with their cellular-health protective properties make them a new ‘super food’. Murunga leaves provide a powerful punch of nutrition. It helps in suppressing the production of inflammatory enzymes and lower sugar levels. Make these a regular part of your diet to reap rich health benefits not only in the form of greens but also in to form of Kamaleya Murunga soup & Kamaleya Murunga podi. Our motto is "Health meets Convenience”. Our food and spices give you the goodness, flavors and aroma that come from pure and unadulterated spices. Add them to your daily diet to infuse a punch of flavor without compromising on your health.