Moringa Oleifera (aka the ‘drumstick’ or ‘miracle’ tree) raw pods and leaves nutritional value per 100 grams. Percentages of daily-recommended values are marked in brackets.

(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)

Pods

Leaves

Energy

37 Kcal (2%)

64 Kcal (3%)

Carbohydrates

8.53 g (6.5%)

8.28% (6%)

Protein

2.10 g (4%)

9.40 g (17%)

Total Fat

0.20 g (1%)

1.40% (7%)

Cholesterol

0 mg (0%)

0 mg (0%)

Dietary Fiber

3.2 g (8%)

2.0 g (5%)

Vitamins

Folates

44 µg (11%)

40 µg (10%)

Niacin

0.680 mg (4%)

2.220 mg (14%)

Pyridoxine

0.120 mg (9%)

1.200 mg (92%)

Riboflavin

0.074 mg (6%)

0.660 mg (51%)

Thiamin

0.053 mg (4.5%)

0.257 mg (21.5%)

Vitamin A

74 IU (2.5%)

7564 IU (252%)

Vitamin C

141mg (235%)

51.7 mg (86%)

Electrolytes

Sodium

42 mg (3%)

9 mg (0.5%)

Potassium

461 mg (10%)

337 mg (7%)

Minerals

Calcium

30 mg (3%)

185 mg (18.5%)

Iron

0.36 mg (4.5%)

4.00 mg (50%)

Magnesium

45 mg (11%)

147 mg (37%)

Phosphorus

50 mg (9%)

112 mg (20%)

Selenium

8.2 µg (15%)

0.9 µg (1.5%)

Zinc

0.45 mg (4%)

0.60 mg (5%)