Important Individuals or institutions involved with moringa.
Institutions and Non Profits
A wonderful non profit dedicated to growing trees all around the globe with an emphasis on planting healthful trees like moringa in distressed areas. Call them, they are very nice and caring people. Make a tax deductible donation.
Aaron Jackson, a receiver of the CNN Hero Award, heads this non-profit and is very involved in spreading the word and planting moringa trees around the world. Aaron is working with us currently to plant 1 million moringa trees in Haiti to alleviate malnutrition on the island. We urge you to contribute to this worthy organization.
This is one of the most important links we have on our site. Research the latest information on moringa or any scientific research that deals with medicine or nutrition. You can view the research subject and results from scholars all over the world that contribute to our National Institute of Health data base. There are over 368 articles on Moringa
The mission of ODS is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population.
Origin and Mandate
The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-417, DSHEA), authorized the establishment of the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the NIH. The ODS was created in 1995 within the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP), Office of the Director (OD), NIH. DSHEA defined the purpose and responsibilities of ODS as follows:
- To explore more fully the potential role of dietary supplements as a significant part of the efforts of the United States to improve health care.
- To promote scientific study of the benefits of dietary supplements in maintaining health and preventing chronic disease and other health-related conditions.
- To conduct and coordinate scientific research within NIH relating to dietary supplements.
- To collect and compile the results of scientific research relating to dietary supplements, including scientific data from foreign sources.
- To serve as the principal advisor to the Secretary and to the Assistant Secretary for Health and provide advice to the Director of NIH, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration on issues relating to dietary supplements.
Get all kinds of useful dietary information researching supplements. Use the IBIDS Database.
What is the IBIDS Database?
· The International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements database
· Easy to search and available free of charge through the Internet
· A collaboration between two government agencies: the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC), The National Agricultural Library (NAL), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
· A “work in progress” with new search terms, abstracts and citations added quarterly and modifications made to the search approach to respond to suggestions from users
Rachael Paulson is the director of Hands on the World Global, she works with orphanages and schools around the world developing water resources and planting moringa at the schools. Moringa Farms supports Rachael with seed stock.
Get answers to health questions, interact with other members, learn about new cancer treatments, find alternative health clinics, membership is FREE.
These are non profits that deal with moringa and other healthful plants. Echotech.org has technical info on planting etc. Some material is available in Spanish
The United States Patent office has several patents on moringa products which you might find quite interesting. Just type moringa in the subject line and view the list of moringa patents.
Sign up for Google Alerts. Anytime moringa is mentioned on the web you will be emailed the link to the article. You can do this for any subject that interests you, actually.
The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine. ACAM’s goals are to improve skills, knowledge and diagnostic procedures as they relate to complementary and alternative medicine; to support research; and to develop awareness of alternative methods of medical treatment.
Celebrating more than a quarter century of service, ACAM represents more than 1,000 physicians in 30 countries. ACAM is the largest and oldest organization of its kind in the world dedicated exclusively to serving the educational needs of the health professions
www.nutritiondata.com. It is a government site that has a wealth of information on nutritional content of different ingredients and foods. You can type in an ingredient and it will give you calories, protein quality compared against other products (if it is a protein product) pros and cons of its nutritive value etc
http://dietarysupplements.nlm.nih.gov This nifty site lets you type in a brand name/product category and it will give you the supplement panel so you can see exactly how much of each ingredient is in the product. It also lets you sort by product category: ie, if you type in lycopene, it will give you a list of brand names of products with lycopene
www.mayoclinic.com/health/nutritionfacts. Has a lot of information on dietary supplements-
naccam.nih.gov/health/supplements. I love this site. Lots of useful information and it even has resources in Spanish
Kangen water is another wonderful natural product. Learn about the powerful qualities of alkalized water. Many people have experienced healing effects from drinking this water. Kangen is the number one name in alkalized water machines.
Learn about the most powerful natural fertilizer in the world, natural sea salt. Read how sea salt can rejuvenate dying crops and orchards after years of soil erosion and the application of inferior petroleum based fertilizers. Good reading for anyone interested in growing anything.
We sell the product line of sea minerals as they are natural products that conform with our natural approach to health and nutrition. They have more extensive information on the value of sea minerals for health and agriculture.
Olefra is a Moringa based product designed primarily for women. Betty Mitchell is the owner who designs herbal formulations for the health and beauty industries. Moringa is an excellent carrier for other herbal formulations and beauty products.
A subsidiary of L’Oreal, The Body Shop has a range of Moringa beauty products. They carry a body butter that will soften and condition your skin with a rich floral-scented moisturizing cream that lasts up to 24 hours. Moringa oil has been used for centuries as a cosmetic ingredient.
Clarins features a one step facial cleanser that utilized the powder of Moringa seed and orange extracts.
Ren Skin Care features high end natural skin care products and a highly rated Moringa shampoo.
Valensa manufactures our defatted chia product, they manufacture several healthy food products.
Dr. Olson is a Moringa researcher and teacher. His wrote his Phd thesis on Moringa. He currently teaches at UNAM, a national university in Mexico. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lowell wrote the book on moringa, He has planted over a million Moringa trees around the world. He was a brilliant researcher and Moringa scholar. Lowell passed away in 2010. We recommend you research him on the net and read everything he wrote. We have some of his work in our Library.