The stems of the moringa plant are mostly used in Indian kitchens to prepare
scrumptious delicacies. Drumstick is an easily available vegetable that is
cultivated mostly in Asian and African regions. It is a staple vegetable in
Southern India is also widely consumed in other states.
Power of Health benefits of Drumsticks:
Drumsticks or moringa have been a source of nutrition and are rich in antioxidants and bioactive plant compounds. The entire drumstick plant consists of its leaves, pods, and flowers packed with nutrients that are beneficial, and every part of the plant has food and medicinal value. It is important to eat drumsticks in some or other forms regularly to reap its whole benefits. Mandira Gowri, WellnessInfluencer, Reset Wellness Centre, elaborates on the various benefits of drumsticks and how we must inculcate this nutrition-packed vegetable in our daily meals.
- Rich source of vitamins and minerals
- Regulates blood sugar levels
- Helps to purify the blood
- Boosts immunity
- Helps in developing stronger bones
Drumsticks are long, bean-like vegetables, sometimes 30 – 45 cm long, that grow on very tall trees in South India and some other states of India. They are incredibly healthy to eat, as are the leaves of the Drumstick trees. They are reminiscent of drumsticks ad have a hard, green outer shell.