Moringa - The Miracle Tree: An Overview of its Nutritional and Medicinal Properties

Asma Saghir Khan *

Department of Home Economics, Mirpur University of Science and Technology MUST, Pakistan.

Quratulain Zulfiqar Ali

Department of Home Economics, Mirpur University of Science and Technology MUST, Pakistan.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Moringa, scientifically known as (Moringa oleifera Lam.), is a multipurpose tree that has gained considerable attention due to its exceptional nutritional and medicinal properties. Native to the Indian subcontinent, Moringa is now cultivated in various tropical and subtropical regions worldwide. This article provides an overview of the nutritional composition and potential health benefits of Moringa, highlighting its role as a valuable resource for combating malnutrition and addressing various health conditions. The information presented here is based on a review of relevant research articles available on Google Scholar.

Keywords: Antioxidant, bioactive components, anticancer, antimicrobial


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Khan , A. S., & Ali , Q. Z. (2023). Moringa - The Miracle Tree: An Overview of its Nutritional and Medicinal Properties. Asian Journal of Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, 15(3), 32–44. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajbgmb/2023/v15i3337

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