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Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree


Soma Saha , hiralal majumdar memorial college for women


Moringa Oleifera, Miracle Tree, Nutritive Value, Antioxidant


Moringa oleifera commonly known as drumstick tree or horseradish tree. It can withstand both severe drought and mild frost condition hence widely cultivated across the world. Due to its high nutritive value it is used for either nutritional or commercial purpose. Its leaves are rich in vitamins minerals and other essential phytochemicals and also used to treat malnutrition. It has potential antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic properties. Its seeds are natural anti-coagulant. This review explores the beneficial, nutritive and therapeutic potential of this “miracle tree”.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV5I40610
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2017
Page(s): 509-512

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