Pharmacological And Pharmaceutical Potential Of Moringa oleifera: A Review

Pharmacological And Pharmaceutical Potential Of Moringa oleifera: A Review

Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) is a highly valued plant, distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics. Moringa is nature’s medicine cabinet. Moringa is best known as excellent source of nutrition and a natural energy booster. Different parts of this plant are being employed for the treatment of different ailments in the indigenous system of medicine. This review focuses on the pharmacological action and pharmaceutical application along with other uses of different parts of this tree. Read more:

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Seeds from the Moringa tree can be used for water purification

Seeds from the Moringa tree can be used for water purification

Pure water is a key requirement for good health and alternative cheap, safe methods are required in many countries. In a paper that has just been published in the leading American Chemical Society journal on interfaces, Langmuir, researchers from Uppsala University in co-operation with The University of Botswana describe how extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can be used for water purification. Flocculation of particulate impurities is a common first stage in purification of water. This often uses addition of either aluminium or iron salts.  Aluminium, particularly, has…

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