PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROFILE OF MORINGA OLEIFERA LAM.Abstract
Moringa oleifera, a miracle plant, is praised for beneficial health nutrients and has potential cholesterol-lowering activity. Almost all the parts of the Moringa oleifera plant have potential bioactivity. The main active constituents of Moringa oleifera are flavonoids, alkaloids, phenols, vitamins, minerals, proteins, glycosides, Glucosinolates and Isothiocyanates, terpenes, saponins, tannins, and many more. The Moringa oleifera has potent activity towards various ailments such ascancer, diabetes, inflammatory, antibacterial properties, cardiovascular diseases, and many more. Hyperlipidemia is referring to the increase in the level of lipid in plasma, and that leads to cardiovascular diseases. Antihyperlipidemic activity of Moringa oleifera is reported to be due to phytochemicals such as flavonoids, phytosterols, and phenols. This review mainly focuses on the pharmacological role of Moringa oleifera in the treatment of hyperlipidemia. The present article also describes the bioactive constituents of Moringa oleifera and its therapeutic activity.
P. Jain, N. Jain and U. K. Patil *
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India.
01 October 2020
22 November 2020
26 November 2020
01 December 2020