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Review Article Volume 5 Issue 7

A Comprehensive Review of Phytochemicals and Medicinal Use of Moringa oleifera

Devlekar Shital1*, Khale Anubha2 and Rawal Jignyasha3*

1Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur, India
2Dean, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India
3Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur, India

*Corresponding Author: Devlekar Shital , PhD Scholar, Pacific Academy of Higher Education and Research University, Udaipur, India

Received: May 27, 2021; Published: June 23 ,2021


Moringa oleifera is a plant Lam, also known as the horseradish tree, is a tropical tree that has been naturalised in Afghanistan, Florida, and East to West Africa. M. oleifera is well-known traditionally for its significant medicinal properties, in addition to its excellent nutritional value in different parts of the world. Many conventional folklore reports of the therapeutic uses of morphological sections of M. oleifera for different illnesses such as cardiac complaints, fevers, inflammation, stomach conditions, headaches, asthma, intestinal complaints, and rheumatism have been substantiated by scientific studies over the last few decades. Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antihypertensive, antioxidant, and anti-tumor properties are among the many pharmacological properties of M. oleifera. This Plant also contains a number of phytochemicals, some of which are of particular importance due to their medicinal potential. The M. oleifera is said to have beneficial properties in any aspect of the plant, contributing to its several and usefulness as a medicinal plant. This study would include an up-to-date compilation of published research data on M. oleifera in terms of medicinal properties, phytochemical composition, and recent developments in pharmacognosy. This plant's different sections contain a profile of essential minerals, well as protein, vitamins, carotene, amino acids, and various phenolics. Zeatin, quercetin, caffeoylquinic acid, and kaempferol are all found in abundance in the Moringa plant. Aside from its powerful water purifying properties, it also has a high nutritional value. The detailed phytochemical composition, medical applications, and pharmacological properties of various sections of this multipurpose tree are the subject of this study.


Keywords: Moringa oleifera; Medicinal Uses; Phytochemicals; Pharmacological Properties


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Citation: Devlekar Shital., et al. “A Comprehensive Review of Phytochemicals and Medicinal Use of Moringa oleifera". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 5.7 (2020): 132-140.


Copyright: © 2021 Devlekar Shital., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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