Moringa extracts used to reduce inflammation

An article published by The Phytochemical Society of Europe and The Phytochemical Society of North America reports that an aqueous extract of moringa leaves could be used in a process to produce an extract which contains isothiocyanates, which can alleviate low-grade inflammation.

phytochemistry journal

Reference:
Carrie WatermanaDiana M. Chenga Patricio Rojas-Silvaa Alexander Pouleva Julia Dreifusa Mary Ann Lilab Ilya Raskin  (Direct link to report) “Stable, water extractable isothiocyanates from Moringa oleifera leaves attenuate inflammation in vitro” Phytochemistry Volume 103, July 2014, Pages 114–122

 

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