Moringa ovalifolia Monograph
This monograph contains details of Moringa ovalifolia as per the references cited below. If you can provide any additional information, photos or reliable records, or spot any errors, please leave a comment below or in The Muthi Flora of southern Africa Facebook group.
Traditional Medicinal Uses of Moringa ovalifolia
Administered to people only. A decoction of the young stems and leaves is used for insomnia, hypertension, high blood pressure.
Caution: Harmful to people or animals. A decoction of the leaves of Moringa ovalifolia is used as a vermifuge.
Traditional Medicine Usage
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.