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Moringa Oleifera(Moringa)

Common Name: Moringa, Horse Radish Tree, Drumstick Tree, Drumstick Tree
Plant name: Moringa Oleifera
Chemical constituents: The main constituents of Moringa plant are : deic, palmitic and stearic acid, saponins, glycoside, gum, protein, Vitamins  and Minerals .  The leaves, flowers and pods are significant sources of vitamins A, B and C, riboflavin, nicotinic acid, folic acid, pyridoxine, ascorbic acid, beta-carotene, calcium, iron, and alpha-tocopherol. 
The roots are emmenagogue, diuretic, ophthalmic, expectorant and stimulant.
 They are useful in dyspepsia, anorexia, verminosis, diarrhoea, colic and  flatulence.
It is used in cough, asthma, bronchitis, epilepsy and cardiopathy.

Leaves are anti-inflammatory, anodyne and  anthelmintic.


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