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dc.contributor.authorGoyal, Bhoomika R-
dc.contributor.authorAgrawal, Babita B-
dc.contributor.authorGoyal, Ramesh K-
dc.contributor.authorMehta, Anita A-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)-
dc.description.abstractMoringa oleifera Lam. is a small or medium-sized tree, about 10 m high, cultivated throughout India. It is a multipurpose tree, used as vegetable, spice, a source of cooking and cosmetic oil and as a medicinal plant. It is reported to contain alkaloids, flavonoids, anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins and cinnamates. It possesses anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antihyperlipidaemic, antifertility, anticancer, antihepatotoxic and antiulcer activities. Further, activity guided phytochemical and phytoanalytical studies may lead to development of novel agents to be used in various disorders. An overview of chemical constituents present in the plant and their pharmacological actions are given in the present paper.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. cl.8 A61K 36/00, A61P 1/04, A61P 17/18, A61P 31/04en_US
dc.sourceNPR Vol.6(4) [July-August 2007]en_US
dc.subjectMoringa oleiferaen_US
dc.subjectDrumstick treeen_US
dc.subjectMedicinal planten_US
dc.subjectMultipurpose treeen_US
dc.subjectChemical constituentsen_US
dc.subjectPharmacological propertiesen_US
dc.titlePhyto-pharmacology of Moringa oleifera Lam. An overviewen_US
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