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Moringa oleifera : a natural gift-A review

@inproceedings{Mahmood2010MoringaO,
  title={Moringa oleifera : a natural gift-A review},
  author={Khawaja Tahir Mahmood and Tahira Mugal and Ikram ul Haq},
  year={2010}
}
Akhter Saeed Cllege of Pharmaceutical Sciences, , Lahore Moringa oleifera, Lam {Syn M.pterygosperma Gaertn} usually mentioned in literature as Moringa, is a natural as well as cultivated variety of the genus Moringa belonging to family Moringaceae .It is one of the richest plant sources of Vitamins A ,B {1,2,3,6,7}, C,D,E and K. The vital minerals present in Moringa include Calcium, Copper, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese and Zinc. It has more than 40 natural anti-oxidants. Moringa has… Expand
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