AN OVERVIEW ON MORINGA OLEIFERA: A POTENTIAL MEDICINAL HERB

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  • Jaya Yadav Sunder Deep Pharmacy College, Ghaziabad, UP, India- 201001

Abstract

Moringa Oleifera tree is known as miracle tree, as an almost every part of this tree possesses product useful for humans. It is a multipurpose tree, used in very commonly in the spice, cosmetic oil, and as a medicinal uses. It contains alkaloids, flavonoids, anthocyanis, proanthocyanides and cinnamates. It possesses anti- inflammatory, anti- oxidant, antimicrobial, antihyperlipidimic, antifertility, anticancer, antihepatotoxic and antiulcer activities. Further, activity guided phytoanalytical studies may lead to development of novel agent to used various diseases.

 

KEYWORDS: moringa oleifera, multipurpose tree, pharmacological properties.

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2013-06-30

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