These studies explore Moringa oleifera's capacity to help rid the body of toxins.
Moringa oleifera: a food plant with multiple medicinal uses. Phytotherapy research, 21(1), 17-25. Anwar, F., Latif, S., Ashraf, M., & Gilani, A. H. (2007).
This study shows that Moringa oleifera has multiple medicinal uses. Various parts of the plant, such as the leaves, roots, seed, bark, fruit, flowers and immature pods, act as cardiac and circulatory stimulants, and possess antitumor, antipyretic, antiepileptic, antiinflammatory, antiulcer, antispasmodic, diuretic, antihypertensive, cholesterol lowering, antioxidant, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial and antifungal properties. The study also explores its use for the treatment of different ailments in indigenous systems of medicine in South East Asia.
Pharmacologicie properties of Moringa oleifera. 2: Screening for antispasmodic, antiinflammatory and diuretic activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 36(3), 233-237. Caceres, A., Saravia, A., Rizzo, S., Zabala, L., De Leon, E., & Nave, F. (1992).
Hot water infusions of flowers, leaves, roots, seeds and stalks or bark of Moringa oleifera were screened to detect three pharmacologic activities in experimental models in rats. Antispasmodic activity, anti-inflammatory activity, and diuretic activity were confirmed.
A review on phytochemistry and pharmacology of Moringa oleifera leaves (Moringaceae) Basile BS Konmy, Pascal Abiodoun Olounladé, Sanni-yo Doko Allou, Erick Virgile Bertrand Azando and Mawulé Sylvie Hounzangbé-Adoté (2016).
This review concludes that studies conducted on moringa's phytochemicals and cell walls, as well tests on animals, are concordant in their support for the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant as well as hypolipidaemic, anti-diabetic and anthelminthic properties of moringa oleifera.
Hypocholesterolemic effects of crude extract of leaf of Moringa oleifera Lam.J Ethnopharmacol. Jan;69(1):21-5. Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Ghasi S, Nwobodo E, Ofili JO (2000).
This study assess the impact of moringa oleifera in reducing cholesterol in obese subjects. The study concludes that moringa leaves do have measurable impact lowering cholesterol, and that there is valid pharmacological basis for its continued use in the treatment of those with high cholesterol.