It is widely used as vegetable ingredient in cooking and as herbal medicine for a number of illnesses.
Malunggay is a very nutritious plant and its benefits have been acknowledge by nutritionist and nutrition researchers.
It is also considered as a miracle plant, and has higher levels of Flavanoids and Polyphenols, an anti-oxidants substance that can help detoxify your body and strengthen your immune system.
In Japan, a man named Yasuo Matsuoka was diagnosed with liver disease.
He was featured in Bandila X-tra, an international Emmy-nominated late night news broadcast of ABS-CBN in the Philippines where he shared his story on how malunggay helped him when he was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis last 2005.
Yasuo’s wife, Gena was worried about him because if he will not be treated as early as possible, his disease could lead to cancer.
However, Yasuo doesn’t want to take any kind of medicine because of its side effects.
Later on, Yasuo tried to eat dried seeds of malunggay. He heard of it’s numerous benefits and he liked it because it’s pure natural.
Gena was surprised when her husband’s condition became normal just barely three months of eating dried malunggay seeds.
“Nagulat ako na after three months, bumalik na sa normal yung asawa ko,” Gena said on her interview with Bandila.
Now, Gena are encouraging more Filipinos to discover the hidden wonders of malunggay and use it as a profitable business.
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