Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing tree native to sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. It is also grown in the tropics. For centuries, the leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, seeds, and root have been used to make medicine. Moringa has been referred to as a “miracle tree” and has many uses throughout the world. For the purpose of FitGrit Rx, however, the isothiocyanates, flavonoids, and phenolic acids in the ground up moringa leaves have anti-inflammatory properties. When we reduce inflammation, we reduce pain and we improve muscle recovery. If you want to read up on all the ingredients and what their benefits are, visit our How it Works page for a scientific breakdown of each!