Phytomedicines are believed to have benefits over conventional drugs and are regaining interest in current pharmaceutical research. Moringa oleifera is a multi-purpose plant used a human food, neutraceutical and alternative for medicinal purpose worldwide. It is sometimes called a “Miracle Tree” because of all its parts are used for nutritional, pharmacological properties. It is good source of protein, vitamins, oils, fatty acids, micro/macro minerals elements and various phenolic compounds. It is also reported as anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, anticancer, cardiovascular, hepato-protective, anti-ulcer, diuretic, antiurolithiatic, and antihelmintic. This manuscript provides a brief overview about medicinal and nutritional potential of Moringa and patent landscape of Moringa oleifera plant.
Published on: Feb 9, 2017 Pages: 24-28