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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2024)

A systematic review on several therapeutics’ activities and recent trends on Moringa oleifera an traditional medical plant

Author(s):

Shiva Kant Thakur, Rahul Pal, Prachi Pandey, Ujwal Havelikar and Dr. Ravindra Pal Singh

Abstract:

Moringa oleifera, is family member of the moringacea, is a remarkable plant. It is cultivated extensively in various regions of southern Asia. This plant, whether as a small evergreen or deciduous tree, holds great significance as a vital source of medicinal properties. The consumption of this food item offers numerous advantages, providing nourishment and serving as a preventive measure. It possesses a wide range of therapeutic properties, offering significant dietary benefits. The various components of the M. oleifera plants, such as leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, and roots, contain specific quantities of protein, ß-carotene, amino acids, essential minerals, and diverse phenolic compounds. The plant have several medicinal activities such as antitumor, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, antiepileptic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, diuretic, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, cholesterol-level down, cell regeneration and hepatoprotective. This review explores the diverse range of health benefits and therapeutic properties associated with M. oleifera plants. These include their potential as anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, diuretic, antioxidant, anti-obesity, cardiovascular, anti-asthmatic, hematological, anti-ulcer, and anti-acrolithic agents. Furthermore, the review also delves into the recent applications of M. oleifera.

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How to cite this article:
Shiva Kant Thakur, Rahul Pal, Prachi Pandey, Ujwal Havelikar and Dr. Ravindra Pal Singh. A systematic review on several therapeutics’ activities and recent trends on Moringa oleifera an traditional medical plant. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(2):136-142. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i2b.14878

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