Moringa leaves are small in size and oval to tear-drop in shape. It has vibrant green feathery leaflets that are nearly 1-2 centimeters in length and 0.5-1 centimeters in width. The leaves are smooth, thick, and firm, and grow in a tripinnate structure. Moringa leaves grow on trees with drooping branches and are also known for their hanging fruits with dark brown colored round seeds. The moringa tree is believed to be originated in northern India but today it can be found in fresh markets and specialty grocers in Africa, Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, Central and South America, the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania.
Always choose fresh and unwilted leaves. Ensure to check if there is any sign of discoloration or yellowing.
The leaves of this plant have a slightly laxative effect that may cause digestive problems in some people. It might loosen stools and increase bowel movements leading to diarrhea. (3)
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