Efficacy of Moringa oleifera Leaf Extract for the Treatment of Anemia in Girls
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The Moringa oleifera has proven to be an ancient medicine for for anemia, skin infections, blackheads, anxiety, and pimples, for intestinal worms, lactation, diabetes and pregnancy. Green leafy vegetables and fruits provide much needed essential micronutrients. Moringa leaves in particular are a rich, inexpensive source of micronutrients. In teenage girls a large number of hormonal changes are witnessed and due to the change in diet which lacks the intake of leafy vegetables and fruits that are essential, a large number of anemic cases are observed. To overcome this problems moringa oleifera leaves extract was formulated. 10 girls of the age group ranging between 17-21 years were selected and their haematological investigation was done. Oral administration of this extract was continued for over a month to these girls. After a month haematological investigation were repeated. Haemoglobin of the moringa extract treated group when compared with the before treatment group were , found out to be increased due to the phytochemical constituents in the extract and also presence of minerals and vitamins.
- Moringa oleifera
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