Malunggay vs. More Milk Moringa: What's the Difference?

If you are aware of Mothelove’s herbal supplement products, then you probably know that we offer both Malunggay (Moringa) and More Milk Moringa breastfeeding supplements. In regards to their names and differences, Motherlove has received many questions about these two specific products and how they differ from one another. 

In this blog, we will define these two products and make clear distinctions between them. This way, moms can make informed decisions about their breastfeeding supplements, while simultaneously choosing a supplement that fits the needs of their specific breastfeeding journeys. 

 

Moringa oleifera contains a wide variety of proteins, vitamins, and minerals, including but are not limited to: To first understand the difference between Malunggay (Moringa) and More Milk Moringa, it is important to understand the herb that is in both breastfeeding supplements. Malunggay, most notably called Moringa, is known to be a natural galactagogue. 

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1 (thiamine)
  • Folate
  • Calcium
  • Potassium
  • Iron
  • Zinc

Aside from containing multiple varieties of vitamins and essential minerals, Moringa is rich in antioxidants, such as Quercetin and Chlorogenic Acid. Both of these antioxidants have been found to help moderate blood sugar and lower blood pressure

Studies have supported malunggay as a natural galactagogue for postpartum mothers. The herb has been used for centuries to help new mothers breastfeed, and Motherlove uses it as a main ingredient in both Malunggay capsules and More Milk Moringa.

Malunggay Supplement vs. More Milk Moringa

Malunggay (Moringa)- 

The main difference between More Milk Moringa and Moringa is the use of their herbal blends. In Motherlove’s Malunggay herbal supplement, moringa is used as the primary ingredient to provide breastfeeding support. 

More Milk Moringa- 

More Milk Moringa has the same herbal base as Malunggay capsules, with the addition of other known galactagogue herbs. More Milk Moringa also contains the herbs blessed thistle, nettle, and fennel. Not only does the formula differ, but More Milk Moringa is also encapsulated with sunflower lecithin, a soy-free agent that has been known to help clogged milk ducts

Take Away: Though the differences between More Milk Moringa and Malunggay (Moringa) are slight, it is important to note that both can support moms in different ways. For instance, Moringa is a highly focused moringa herb supplement to support lactation. Though Moringa may have less herbal ingredients, this does not determine its effectiveness for supporting breast milk supply.

Similarities Between the Herbal Supplements

Fenugreek Sensitivities- 

Some moms have claimed that the use of fenugreek herb as a galactagogue caused them stomach sensitivities. If you are a mother with digestive sensitivities or have a thyroid condition, Motherlove offers fenugreek-free breastfeeding supplement options. Both More Milk Moringa and Malunggay (Moringa) are fenugreek-free products.

Though there are some moms that claim fenugreek causes stomach sensitivities, Motherlove’s supplements that contain fenugreek are blended with other herbs to diminish possible discomfort after consuming fenugreek. This practice is in place to counteract any discomfort after consuming fenugreek.

Certified Kosher- 

Both Malunggay (Moringa) capsules and More Milk Moringa are certified Kosher. This certification means that both capsules are professionally certified by KOF-K, a kosher certification agency dedicated to ensuring that consumable items are approved under Kashrut dietary laws.

Organic Herbs-

Both Malunggay (Moringa) and More Milk Moringa are both made with organic herbs in a zero-waste facility. Both supplements are also USDA Certified Organic. 

Only for Postpartum-

Both Malunggay (Moringa) and More Milk Moringa are to be used after giving birth. You should not consume these products during pregnancy. 

We hoped this helped you understand the key differences and similarities between Malunggay capsules and More Milk Moringa. If you are still confused, or need more information in order to choose a product from our breastfeeding line, we have a supplement guide to clearly define each of our supplements.