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Pharmacological and pharmaceutical potential of Moringa oleifera: a review.

@article{Aney2009PharmacologicalAP,
  title={Pharmacological and pharmaceutical potential of Moringa oleifera: a review.},
  author={Joice Aney and Rashmi Tambe and Maushumi Kulkarni and Kiran Sanjay Bhise},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={1424-1426}
}
Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) is a highly valued plant, distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics. Moringa is nature’s medicine cabinet. It 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… Expand
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Various parts of this multipurpose tree possess antitumor, antipyretic, antiepileptic, antiinflammatory, antiulcer, diuretic, antihypertensive, cholesterol lowering, antioxidant, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial and antifungal activities, and are being employed for the treatment of different ailments in the indigenous system of medicine, particularly in South Asia. Expand
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Two new active ingredients have been developed based on results of an important research program carried out on Moringa oleifera, which is considered as the »miracle tree«, because all its parts (leaves, flowers, fruits, wood and seeds) are used for their pharmacological and nutritional properties. Expand
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