Blood Pressure

Malanga root contains a good amount of potassium which is important for water regulation and heart contraction. Additionally, it helps lower blood pressure.

Aids Constipation

Malanga is rich in fiber which boosts the metabolism. Also, it creates a good environment for the production of good bacteria,  improvingthe immune system.

Weight Loss

Due to malanga’s high fiber content, it digests slowly, preventing hunger and promoting weight loss.

Contains B Vitamins

This root contains a number of different B vitamins. As a result, energy levels improve, as well as skin, hair, and nails. Additionally, it protects against mihraines and can help protect the heart.

Cholesterol Levels

The insoluble  fiber found in this root has been associated with blood pressure and cholesterol improvements.


Malanga is gluten free, which makes it a great alternative for people who are sensitive to gluten. Allergies seem to be a growing problem, so this root made into flour is a great alternative.