Herbs derive both their name and their classification from the nutritive value they provide to the diet. They are true foods and provide some medicinal effects as fibber, mucilage, and diuretic action. But most importantly they provide the nutrition of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, plus the vitamins and minerals that are necessary for adequate nutrition. For e.g. rosehips, acerola, apple, asparagus, banana, barley grass, bee pollen,bilberry, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, grapefruit, hibiscus, lemon,oat straw, onion, orange, papaya, pineapple, red clover, spirulina, stevia
Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholera that can kill within hours if left untreated. Moringa plant is very good considering its purification properties.
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), "provision of safe water and sanitation is critical to control the transmission of cholera and other waterborne diseases. Oral cholera vaccines are an additional way to control cholera, but should not replace conventional control measures".
Moringa oleifera, found almost in every region of the country has been shown to be useful purifying water, treating malnutrition, boosting immunity, fighting microbes, and cancers.
Source : the guardian.com
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