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Monthly Journal for Science Engineering and Management

ISSN : 2456-1304 (Online)

Moringa oleifera: A medicinal Super food

Author : Suma P 1 Shoghil R 2 Shilpa URS 3 Aswini J 4 Rajeshwari C.U 5

Date of Publication :24th October 2017

Abstract: Moringa oleifera plant is beginning to gain more popularity as a new “super food” for its highly nutritious profile and powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and tissue protective properties among many other health benefits. Moringa oleifera is known as “Drumstick tree” or “Benzoil tree”. It has enormous benefits which is proven scientifically around the world. Moringa oleifera is a valuable food crop with highly nutritive value. It is well known as a “Miracle Tree” mainly for its prominent pharmaceutical and beneficial effects on human health. It is widely used as an antioxidant, antidiabetic, antimicrobial and anticancer agent all over the world. Moringa oleifera never becomes rancid & hence used in the manufacture of perfumes. The extra.ct from its leaves is well known galactagogue and also used to treat malnutrition.

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