Pharmacological aspects of Sigru (Moringa Oleifera Lam.) in view of Ayurveda

  • Dr. Soumya MC Research Officer (Ayurveda) Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Life Style related Disorders, Poojappura, Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA.
  • Dr. Sinimol TP Research Officer (Ayurveda) Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Life Style related Disorders, Poojappura, Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA.
  • Dr. Varsha Sumedhan Research Officer (Ayurveda) Regional Ayurveda Research Institute for Life Style related Disorders, Poojappura, Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA.
Keywords: Sigru, Moringa oleifera, Pharmacological property, Ayurveda

Abstract

The medicinal value of a drug is usually determined based on its pharmacological properties. In traditional practice Sigru (Moringa oleifera Lam.) is used in the management of various diseases. It is necessary to have knowledge of the pharmacological attributes of a drug to use it correctly for the treatment. The pharmacological properties of Sigru has been explained in various ancient text books of Ayurveda. This review will keep an eye on the different properties of Sigru mentioned in various Ayurveda text books.

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How to Cite
Dr. Soumya MC, Dr. Sinimol TP, & Dr. Varsha Sumedhan. (2019). Pharmacological aspects of Sigru (Moringa Oleifera Lam.) in view of Ayurveda. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 4(01), 39-42. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/567
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