Moringa is a highly valued plant, distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics. Moringa boasts an impressive range of nutritional value and medicinal benefits. Different parts of this plant, such as leaves, roots, seeds, pods, and flowers are being used in various industries, including medicine and water purification.
It is an important food which is considered ‘natural nutrition of the tropics,” The leaves, fruit, flowers and pods of this tree are used as a highly nutritive vegetable in many countries, particularly in India and Pakistan.
Moringa’s nutritional profile includes minerals, protein, vitamins, β -carotene, amino acids and various phenolics, zeatin, quercetin, β - sitosterol, caffeoylquinic acid and kaempferol.