Moringa – The Tree of Life

I'm always on the lookout for sustainable and appropriate solutions to water quality problems, especially those that would help rural communities. A couple of weeks ago I was meandering through the internet and came upon one such solution; the moringa tree. Depending on where you are in the world you could hear the moringa referred to as "Mother's best friend" or "never die". These names are appropriate considering the number of benefits that this beautiful tree can bring, including water purification, medicinal treatment, soil fertilization, as well as combating malnutrition. Today I'll be focusing on how it is used to purify water; however a quick search on the internet can provide you with information on its other uses.

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