Moringa Leaf Extract

Moringa Leaf Extract

Moringa Leaf Extract

Botanical Name :

Scientific name of it is Moringa Oleifera.

Plant Anatomy :

Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa, which is the only genus in the family Moringaceae.

Synonyms And Trade Names :

Moringa Oleifera is also known as Horseradish tree, Radish tree, Drumstick tree, Sahijan, ben oil tree & benzoil tree.

Native & Cultivation Region :
  • The Moringa plant is native to Northern India.
  • The Moringa tree spread eastward from India to the lower parts of China, Southeast Asia and the Philippines.
  • From India It also spread westward to Egypt, the Horn of Africa, around the Mediterranean, and finally to West Indies in America.
  • The moringa tree is grown mainly in semiarid , tropical , and subtropical areas.
Physical Properties :

Moringa Leaf Extract is brown colored  powder with characteristic odor and has peculiar taste.

Part Used :

Extract is formed by taking a pure, raw dry Moringa leaf powder, and tincturing it with a blend of alcohol and water.

Chemical  Properties :
  • Moringa leaf extracts are minimum 70% soluble in water & 50% soluble in ethyl alcohol at any temperature.
  • It is chemically stable non hazardous material.
  • Carbon monoxide and unidentified organic compounds may be formed during combustion or decomposition.
  • It is incompatible with strong acids, strong alkalis and oxidizing agents.
Specifications :
  • Leaf extracts are also sold with a ratio on their label, usually indicating the proportion of herb to solvent during the process of extraction.
  •  Resultant Leaf powder extracts  are  available in  60 & 80 mesh particle size & in  4:1, 10:1 & 20:1 extraction ratios.
Health Benefits :
  • Moringa leaf powder extract is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals like protein,vitamin B6,vitamin C,iron,riboflavin,vitamin A,magnesium.
  • It contains around 20 types of amino acids, 46 antioxidants & 36 anti-inflammatory compounds.
  • It may protect against Arsenic Toxicity.
  • It promotes metabolism with bio-available ingredients.
  • It promotes the Cell structure of the body.
  • It lowers the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on skin.
  •  It boosts the normal functioning of the liver and the kidney.
  • It promotes proper digestion , increases energy level of body and also promotes healthy circulatory system.
  •  It boosts immune system of body.
Applications :
  • Moringa Leaf Extract is mainly used in  manufacturing of dietary supplement.
  • Moringa Leaf Extract is also used  in manufacturing of various medicines.
  • Various food additives are formed by using Moringa Leaf Extract.