Therapeutic Activity of Moringa Oleifera

Authors

  • Amit Chirania Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Goenka College of Pharmacy, Sikar, India
  • Lokesh Kaushik Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sankalchand Patel University, Visnagar, India
  • Sanjay Rao Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Goenka College of Pharmacy, Sikar, India
  • Vijay Sharma Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Goenka College of Pharmacy, Sikar, India

Keywords:

Moringa Oleifera, pharmacological   activity, phytochemical constituents

Abstract

Moringa has long been used to treat infections and diseases namely the common cold and diabetes. Many of the steroidal, alkaloidal, glycosidic compounds along with lipids and varieties of protein were available as an important bioactive  constituents in moringa. Rich sources of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and milk proteins, glucosinolate and isothiocyanate, terpene, anthocyanins and phenolic acids. It belongs to family Moringaceae and its genus consists of 13 species that are mainly cultivated in throughout Asia and Africa. Moringa plant parts are suitable for human and animal consumption. Although, Sahjana, Drumstick tree, and Horse-radish tree are all the names for the same plant.It offered various potential activities such as antiasthamatic, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, antiinflammatory, antifertility, anticancer, antimicrobial, antioxidant, CVS and CNS activity. These plants possess various medicinal properties which can be found in every section of it. Study of this review is to discuss and conclude the knowledge domain on phytochemical composition, medicinal uses and pharmacological activities of moringa and main its ingredients.

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Published

15-01-2022

How to Cite

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A. Chirania, L. Kaushik, S. Rao, and V. Sharma, “Therapeutic Activity of Moringa Oleifera ”, IJRAMT, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 64–67, Jan. 2022.

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