Moringa oleifera Lam.: A Phytochemical and Pharmacological Overview
نوع المنشور
Subject review
المؤلفون
النص الكامل
تحميل

Moringa oleifera Lam. is a fast-growing and drought-resistant tree of the Moringaceae family. The tree is known with some common names: miracle, ben oil, drumstick, horseradish or simply moringa. The plant grows in a variety of environments including harsh conditions. The plant has a high content of phytonutrients, being used as natural integrators to cure malnutrition. Phytochemical studies of plant organs showed the plant as a rich source of primary and secondary metabolites belonging to different classes of organic compounds. Pharmacological studies confirmed the use of the plant to cure several diseases and to possess nutraceutical properties. This review is aimed to contribute to the knowledge of M. oleifera by providing its plant description, phytochemistry and pharmacology.

المجلة
العنوان
Horticulturae
الناشر
MDPI
بلد الناشر
سويسرا
Indexing
Scopus
معامل التأثير
2,331
نوع المنشور
Both (Printed and Online)
المجلد
7
السنة
2021
الصفحات
409