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As we know calcium is one of the vital mineral in human body. Any deficiency of calcium will lead to several health problems and in sever condition it can cause dangerous illness.
In market there are many calcium supplement are available in various forms. But you can get required calcium by eating proper diet(Calcium rich foods like dairy, nuts, beans and vegetables). But there are unconventional herbs and other natural sources which are very rich source of calcium.
In Ayurveda calcium supplement are formulated using these herbs and minerals and these are very effective.
Some unusual high calcium herbs and foods
Moringa leaves are one of the most nutritious thing on earth, leaves of moringa is categorised as super food and it is known as complete supplement for human as well as animals. It leaves contains very high quantity of calcium
100 gm fresh leaves = 440 mg calcium
100 gm dried leaves = 2000 mg calcium
For more details see moringa
Egg shell are composed of calcium carbonate and other minerals. Egg shells are also very rich source of calcium. Make egg shells powder by cleaning and drying them in sun sine and make powder using some grinder. Take this powder 1 tps daily with water.
1 tea spoon egg shell powder = 1000 mg calcium.
Common top calcium-rich foods
- Dark leafy greens like spinach, kale, turnips, and collard greens
- Fortified cereals such as Total, Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes (They have a lot of calcium in one serving.)
- Fortified orange juice
- Fortified soymilk (Not all soymilk is a good source of calcium, so it’s best to check the label.)
- Enriched breads, grains, and waffles.