Production of Moringa
Our production has record of organic production for domestic consumption in Mexico and for export to the European Union, through company-ICEA Metrocert. All production is done for medicinal purposes under strict quality standards, achieved over several years of cultivation. Fertilization is effected by the application of organic fertilizers and intercropping by planting nitrogen-fixing legumes, which naturally helps to nitrogen fixation by Rhizobium bacteria. For his part, weed control, pests and diseases is also done with organic products and procedures that promote environmental conservation (soil, air and water) and allow the conservation of biodiversity Certified Organic Moringa Oleifera (Soil microorganisms, local flora and fauna, etc.)
Grown far 10 hectares. Eight of them are intended for the cultivation of Moringa or Pearl (Moringa oleífera, Moringaceae), while two hectares are cultivated with other 13 medicinal species listed below (see folders for each of the species):
|Common Name||Scientific name||Family||Part used|
|Nopal||Opuntia vulgaris||Cactaceae||Cladodes (penca)|
|Tronadora the Retama||Tecoma stans||Bignoniaceae||Leaves and stems|
|Palo Dulce the Palo Azul||Eysenhardtia polystachia||Fabaceae||Leaves and stems|
|Lluvia de oro the Cañafístula||Cassia fistula||Fabaceae||Leaves|
|Horse Tail||Equisetum arvense||Equisetaceae||Stems|
|Palo Brasil||Haematoxylon brasiletto||Fabaceae||Stems|
Location and Description
The Rancho La Tierra Pura is located in the Ejido Nueva Italia, Township Miigica, Michoacán. It is located in the region known as Tierra Caliente State, at an altitude of 297 meters above sea level. The weather is warm, set with summer rains in the months of June to October. It has an area of 19 hectares and is divided into a section of irrigation and other wild. The irrigation area covers about 10 hectares, has a slope of less than 5 °, the floor is black, clay and moderate stoniness.
The section known as wild has a slightly higher slope and stoniness to the irrigation area. For having more than 15 years to break, has trees up 8 m high belonging to wild species typical of deciduous forest. For example, caulote (Guazuma ulmifolia), The izache (Acacia sp.), frijolillo (Caesalpinia platyloba), Cueramo (Cordia elaeagnoides), guage (Leucaena sp.), cascalote (Caesalpinia coriaria), Cirian (Crescentia alata), sasanil (Cordia dentata.), corongoro (Ziziphus amole), mezquite (Prosopis sp.), inter.