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Moringa oleifera – the ‘Miracle Tree’

Moringa oleifera, also known as the “Miracle Tree”, is a drought-tolerant, versatile and powerful plant that offers a wealth of benefits for both your body and the environment.

This plant has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and is gaining popularity for its incredible benefits in both cosmetic and nutritional applications.

Moringa oleifera oil is a powerhouse ingredient in skincare products due to its high content of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It’s been known to moisturise and nourish the skin, reduce inflammation, and even prevent premature aging. With its lightweight and nongreasy texture, Moringa oleifera oil is perfect for all skin types and can be used as a facial oil, body moisturiser, or hair treatment.

Not only is Moringa oleifera beneficial for your beauty routine, but its leaves are packed with nutrition. The leaf powder of Moringa oleifera is a nutrient-dense superfood that is high in protein, essential vitamins, and minerals. It’s been shown to boost energy, support healthy digestion, and even reduce inflammation. With its slightly earthy flavour, Moringa oleifera leaf powder is a perfect addition to smoothies, juices, and other healthy recipes.

In addition to its cosmetic and nutritional benefits, Moringa oleifera is an excellent tool for fighting climate change. The plant has exceptional carbon sequestration abilities, meaning it can capture and store carbon from the atmosphere. It has been found to absorb up to 10 times more carbon dioxide than other trees, making it a crucial player in the fight against climate change. By incorporating Moringa oleifera into your daily routine, you can do your part in promoting a healthier planet and a more sustainable future.

In conclusion, Moringa oleifera is a versatile and powerful plant with numerous benefits for both your body and the environment. Whether you’re looking for a natural cosmetic ingredient, a nutritional supplement, or a tool to fight climate change, Moringa oleifera is it.

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Botanica Natural Products is a renowned, family-run social enterprise based in rural Limpopo, South Africa, that was founded in 2009.

Our goal is to improve skin health by fusing traditional wisdom, indigenous plant use, and scientific research. We locate indigenous plant extracts and oils, process them, and supply them for use in personal care products in a way that is both environmentally and socially sustainable. These extracts are sold to manufacturers of cosmetics and nutraceuticals all around the world.

Our primary commercial activity is the cultivation of Bulbine frutescens, a native plant of South Africa, and Moringa oleifera, both of which are used to make a distinctive variety of organically certified active components and oils.

The agricultural method utilised to produce Bulbine frutescens and Moringa oil is ECOCERT certified organic, and our production facility complies with European requirements.

Contact us today or on +27 71 925 5870 for more information and expert guidance on the formulation of cosmetics using raw natural ingredients.


Botanica’s raw organic Moringa Leaf Powder is ideal as a food ingredient and nutritional supplement for food and beverage manufacturers.


Botanica’s ECOCERT certified moringa oil is ideal as an active ingredient in cosmetic formulations with its high anti-oxidant properties.


This natural and sustainable active ingredient is ideal for use in cosmetic skincare formulations. As a natural additive, it is highly effective in improving skin hydration and elasticity.