This article focuses on moringa farming in Kenya. Moringa is a drought-resistant tree that is also known as the drumstick tree or miracle tree that is highly valued due to the numerous medicinal and health benefits it possesses.
Moringa is a fast-growing tree that thrives well in tropical and subtropical conditions. It is grown in most parts of the country. Apart from medicinal purposes, moringa leaves can be used as vegetables. The leaves are usually dried and grounded to make a powder that is added to delicacies and drinks as a flavour.
Moringa is rich in nutrients such as Vitamin A, B and C, proteins, iron, magnesium and riboflavin, calcium, zinc and phosphorous.
Benefits of moringa
- Moringa contains nutrients that nourish the skin and can be used to cure skin infections.
- It aids in treating anxiety and depression.
- Moringa is rich in antioxidants which minimize toxicity levels in the kidney.
- It is rich in anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Moringa has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, therefore aids in fighting bacterial diseases.
- Contains blood clotting properties. This makes wounds to heal at a faster rate.
List Of Suppliers Of Moringa Seeds & Products In Kenya
This is a list of companies that supply moringa seeds and products in Kenya.
1. Tree Treasures Ltd
It is one of Kenya’s top moringa distributor. The company mainly distributes moringa oil in Kenya and other countries within the East African region.
2. Kilifi Moringa Estates Ltd
The company grows moringa and sells moringa products such as moringa oil, seeds and leaves.
Contact: 0721 388 401
3. Moringa Health Shop
It is a private enterprise that organic moringa seeds and a wide variety of moringa products.
Location: GMC Plaza, Tom Mboya Street, Nairobi
Contact: 0722 486 832
4. Think Organic
Location: Bumbani Court, Buru Buru, Nairobi
Contact: 0746 975 300
5. Farmsyde Organics Ltd
It is a producer of organic superfoods and products such as moringa, flax, moringa seed oil, chia and Himalayan salt.
Contact: 0786 935 180
6. Tierra Moringa
It is a Kenyan based firm that grows and processes moringa into fine quality and organic nutrient-rich moringa based products.
7. Vegan Kenya
Vegan Kenya sells and distributes moringa products such as moringa powder, leaves and moringa oil.
8. Me Moringa For Life
It is a market-leading moringa products supplier in Kenya.
9. Vikli Trading
The company produces, supplies and exports organic moringa seeds.
Location: Kikambala Road, Nairobi
10. Pamoja Kenya
It is an online firm that sells and distributes moringa seeds and products in different parts of the country.