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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