AN OVERVIEW ON MORINGA OLEIFERA: A POTENTIAL MEDICINAL HERB
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.