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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2015, Volume : 8, Issue : 4
First page : ( 476) Last page : ( 480)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2015.00079.7

Pharmacological Activities of Moringa oleifera: An Overview

Dhimmar Nikita*, Patel Nisha M., Gajera Vipul, Lambole Vijay

Department of Pharmacology, Vidyabharti Trust College of Pharmacy, Umrakh

*Corresponding Author E-mail: nikitadhimmar22@gmail.com

Abstract

The aspire of this literature review is to provide advance research in succession for the future scientists to ascertain new drug molecules from the medicinal plant, Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae). The plant provides a rich and rare combination of zeatin, quercetin, beta-sitosterol and kaempferol.

Moringa oleifera Lam is very significant for its medicinal value. a choice of parts of this plant such as leaves, roots, seed, bark, fruit, flowers and immature pods act as cardiac and circulatory stimulants, have power over antitumor, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, antispasmodic, diuretic, antihypertensive, cholesterol lowering, antioxidant, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial and antifungal activities, and are being in used for the treatment of different ailments in the indigenous system of medicine. This review gives the scientific information regarding pharmacological potentials of Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae).

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Keywords

Moringa oleifera, Antioxidant, Antidiabetic, Hypolipidemic, Hepatoprotective.

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