Moringa oleifera: Properties, Applications and Health Effects

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Daniel S. Figueroa (Editor)

Series: Plant Science Research and Practices
BISAC: SCI011000

Moringa oleifera is a widely cultivated and highly valuable tree belonging to the family Moringaceae, originating in India. This compilation explores its wide variety of uses, including in food, traditional herbal medicine, water purification and as an insecticide.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Nutritional Composition, Potential Health Benefits, Utilisation and Technological Processing Techniques of Moringa oleifera
(Khavhatondwi Rinah Netshiheni, Rhulani Caswell Chauke, Shonisani Eugenia Ramashia and Mpho Edward Mashau, Department of Nutrition, School of Health Sciences, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa, and others)

Chapter 2. Moringa oleifera Toxicology: An Overview
(Matheus Cavalcanti de Barros, Robson Raion de Vasconcelos Alves, Suéllen Pedrosa da Silva, José Dayvid Ferreira da Silva, Poliana Karla Amorim, Luana Cassandra Breitenbach Barroso Coelho, Thiago Henrique Napoleão and Patrícia Maria Guedes Paiva, Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Cidade Universitária, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil)

Chapter 3. Moringa oleifera and Its Potential for Combating Tropical Neglected Diseases: A Review
(Isabella C. Vila Nova, Nataly D. L. Santos, Welton A. Almeida, Talyta N. Silva, Luana C. B. B. Coelho, Patrícia M. G. Paiva, Emmanuel V. Pontual and Thiago H. Napoleão, Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Biociências, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 4. Moringa oleifera: A Food Plant with Multifarious Uses
(Shabnam Dan and Amit Chattree, Department of Chemistry, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, India)

Chapter 5. Trends in the Utilization of Moringa oleifera Leaves as a Functional Ingredient in Food
(Jennifer Osamede Airouyuwa, Department of Food Science and Technology, Prince of Songkhla University Pattani, Thailand)

Chapter 6. Biofunctional Properties of Moringa oleifera Tree: A Nutraceutical Approach
(Sugey R. Sinagawa-García, PhD, Phamela Acosta Pérez, PhD, Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Nuevo León, N.L., México)

Chapter 7. Advances of Topical Application of Moringa oleifera
(David Paniagua-Vega, Ileana Vera-Reyes, Norberto López-Serna and Perla Giovanna Silva-Flores, CONACYT-UANL, Departamento de Química Analítica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México, and others)

Chapter 8. Medicinal Uses of Different Parts of Moringa oleifera
(Dibya Sundar Panda, Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Jouf University, Al Jouf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Chapter 9. Moringa oleifera against Aedes aegypti: Insecticidal Metabolites, Modes-of-Action and Insights into the Safety of Use
(Emmanuel V. Pontual, Welton A. de Almeida, Raldney R. C. Silva, Lucas Gabriel Pita dos Santos, Isabella C. Vila Nova, Ardilles J. C. A. Santos, Luana C. B. B. Colelho, Patricia M. G. Paiva, Jeine E. S. Silva and Thiago H. Napoleão, Departamento de Morfologia e Fisiologia Animal, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 10. Moringa oleifera: A Brief Review
(C. H. Raghavi, D. Havisha and Dr. M. Rajeshwari, Student, RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, and others)

Chapter 11. Moringa oleifera: Understanding the Nutritional Values and Health Benefits
(Julia Olayanju, PhD, Global Food Health Institute, East Brunswick, New Jersey, US, and others)

Chapter 12. Moringa oleifera: Properties and Health Benefits
(Divya Sharma and Mayur M. Vispute, ICentral Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India, and others)

Chapter 13. Use of Organic Coagulants Tannin and Moringa oleifera in Water Treatment from Lentic System
(Jaqueline Da Costa Botelho, Vinícius Yugi Higashi, Joseane Debora Peruço Theodoro, Edilaine Regina Pereira, Paulo Sergio Theodoro and Rosangela Bergamasco, Department of Environmental Engineering, Federal Technological University of Paraná, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 14. Moringa oleifera L.: A Plant with Effective Antioxidant Health Benefits
(Sangeeta G. Sankhalkar, PhD, Professor, Department of Botany, Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao Goa, [Autonomous], India)

Chapter 15. Thermal Analysis of Particles Produced from the Pod Shell of Moringa oleifera
(Paulo Sergio Theodoro, Joseane Debora Peruço Theodoro, Edson Antonio da Silva, Marcelo Hidemassa Anam, Edilaine Regina Pereira and Rosangela Bergamasco, Department of Chemical Engineering, State University of the West of Paraná, Toledo, Paraná, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 16. Advantages of Using Moringa oleifera in Water Treatment: A Quantitative Analysis of Its Efficiency
(Julio Cesar Angelo Borges, Edilaine Regina Pereira, PhD, Aline Vignoli Souza and Joseane Debora Peruço Theodoro, PhD, Department of Environmental Engineering, Federal Technological University of Paraná, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil, and others)

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