Thursday, February 22

Medical Research


1 A Review of the Medical Evidence for Its Nutritional, Therapeutic, and Prophylactic Properties
Jed W. Fahey, Sc.D.

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Cancer Chemoprotection Center, 725 N. Wolfe Street, 406 WBSB, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

2 Pharmacological properties of Moringa oleifera.Preliminary screening for antimicrobial activity.  Journal of Ethnopharmacology

3 Antimicrobial activity of small protein of Moringa oleifera leaves.
Journal of the Islamic Academy of Sciences

4 Antibiotic principle from Moringa pterygosperma. VII. Antibacterial activity and chemical structure of compounds related to pterygospermin.
Indian Journal of Medical Research

5 Ruckmani K, S Davimani, B Jayakar, and R Anandan (1998) Anti-ulcer activity of the alkali preparation of the root and fresh leaf juice of Moringa oleifera Lam. Ancient Science of Life 17
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7 Babu SC (2000) Rural nutrition interventions with indigenous plant foods: a case study of vitamin deficiency in Malawi. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC.

8 Bharali R, J Tabassum, MRH Azad (2003) Chemomodulatory effect of Moringa oleifera, Lam, on hepatic carcinogen metabolizing enzymes, antioxidant parameters and skin papillomagenesis in mice. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention

9 Caceres A, A Saravia, S Rizzo, L Zabala, E De Leon, F Nave (1992) Pharmacologic properties of Moringa oleifera. 2: Screening for antispasmodic, antiinflammatory and diuretic activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology

10 Fabiyi JP, SL Kela, KM Tal, WA Istifanus (1993) Traditional therapy of dracunculiasis in the state of Bauchi - Nigeria. Dakar Med

11 Fahey JW, X Haristoy, PM Dolan, TW Kensler, I Scholtus, KK Stephenson, P Talalay, and A Lozniewski (2002) Sulforaphane inhibits extracellular, intracellular, and antibiotic-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori and prevents benzo[a]pyrene-induced stomach tumors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA

12 Fahey JW, AT Zalcmann, and P Talalay (2001) The chemical diversity and distribution of glucosinolates and isothiocyanates among plants. Phytochemistry

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14 Ghasi S, E Nwobodo, and JO Ofili (2000) Hypocholesterolemic effects of crude extract of leaf of Moringa oleifera Lam in high-fat diet fed Wistar rats.
Journal of Ethnopharmacology

15 Girija V, D Sharada, and P Pushpamma (1982) Bioavailability of thiamine, riboflavin and niacin from commonly consumed green leafy vegetables in the rural areas of Andhra Pradesh in India.
International Journal of Vitamin & Nutrition Research

16 Gupta M, UK Mazumder, et al. (1997) Anti-epileptic and anti-cancer activity of some indigenous plants.
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17 Jayavardhanan KK, K Suresh, KR Panikkar, and DM Vasudevan (1994) Modulatory potency of drumstick lectin on the host defense system.
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18 Kar A, B Choundhary, and N Bandyopadhyay (2003) Comparative evaluation of hypoglycaemic activity of some Indian medicinal plants in alloxan diabetic rats.
Journal of Ethnopharmacology

19 Lipipun V, M Kurokawa, R Suttisri, P Taweechotipatr, P Pramyothin, M Hattori, K Shiraki (2003) Efficacy of Thai medicinal plant extracts against herpes simplex virus type 1 infection in vitro and in vivo.
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20 Pal SK, PK Mukherjee, K Saha, M Pal and BP Saha (1995) Antimicrobial action of the leaf extract of Moringa oleifera Lam.
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21 Pal SK, PK Mukherjee, and BP Saha (1995) Studies on the antiulcer activity of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on gastric ulcer models in rats. Phytotherapy Research

22 Prakash AO (1988) Ovarian response to aqueous extract of Moringa oleifera during early pregnancy in rats. Fitoterapia

23 Rao AV, PU Devi, and R Kamath (2001) In vivo radioprotective effect of Moringa oleifera leaves. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology

24Subadra S, J Monica, et al. (1997) Retention and storage stability of beta-carotene in dehydrated drumstick leaves (Moringa oleifera).
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25 Tahiliani P, A Kar (2000) Role of Moringa oleifera leaf extract in the regulation of thyroid hormone status in adult male and female rats.
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26 Yanaka A, S Zhang, M Yamamoto, JW Fahey (2005) Daily intake of sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts improves gastritis in H.pylori-infected human subjects. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention

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30 Kiefer I. et al. (2002): Functional Food – Lebensmittel mit Zusatznutzen?
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33 Milza P. (2002): Una pianta per il futuro: il Baobab.
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