Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PCTE Group of Institutes, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author: Simranjeet Kaur, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PCTE Group of Institutes, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
Received: June 02,2022; Published: June 21, 2022
Moringa, one of the most incredible and highly valued plant grown and cultivated in different parts of the world, belonging to family Moringaceae. Moringaceae family is well known for its 12- 14 species but out of all Moringa oleifera is one of the most cultivated and useful species. Moringa oleifera is small to medium sized, fast growing evergreen plant commonly known by various names such as ‘Drumstick tree’ because it contains long, triangular seed pods, ‘Horse radhish tree’ because its roots taste similar to that of horse radish and ‘Benoil tree’ because benzoil is extracted from it. Moringa is truly a miracle plant because each and every part of this plant like the leaves, roots, flowers, pods, seeds etc shows some kind of nutritive and medicinal properties which have the potential to prevent and heal many diseases and gained importance in tradional medicine system such as in Ayurvedic, Unani system of medicines. Due to this reason people have been consuming this plant since a long time in various preparation forms in order to attain its nutritive value.
Citation: Simranjeet Kaur. “Moringa: A Miracle Plant". Acta Scientific Agriculture 6.7 (2022): 73-74.
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