As the leading supplier of moringa in the United States, Kuli Kuli works to spread awareness of moringa’s benefits using scientific research. The following list has been compiled to serve as a resource for those interested in examining scholarly research on moringa.
Resources: General Research on Moringa Oleifera
Vanisha S. Nambiar, S. (2003). Kanjero (Digera arvensis) and Drumstick Leaves (Moringa oleifera): Nutrient Profile and Potential for Human Consumption. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, 91, 41–59.
Resources: Moringa & Amino Acids
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study: Moringa -The Amino Acids Depot
Resources: Moringa & Heart Health
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study: Moringa for a Healthy Heart
Pongrapeeporn KU, P. (2008). The in vitro and ex vivo antioxidant properties, hypolipidaemic and antiatherosclerotic activities of water extract of Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 116(3), 439–446. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2007.12.010
Resources: Moringa & Diabetes
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study: Deterring Diabetes with Moringa.
Haddad A. El Rabey, A. (2015). The Antidiabetic Effect of Low Doses of Moringa oleifera Lam. Seeds on Streptozotocin Induced Diabetes and Diabetic Nephropathy in Male Rats. BioMed Research International, 2015, 1-13. doi:10.1155/2015/381040
Resources: Moringa & Gastric Ulcers
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study: Mend Your Ulcer with Moringa.
Siriporn Tuntipopipat, K. (2015). Digested Moringa oleifera Boiled Pod Exhibits Anti-Inflammatory Activity in Caco-2 Cells. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants, 21(2), 148-160. doi:10.1080/10496475.2014.932880
Resources: Moringa & Liver Damage
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study: 5 Ways Moringa Improves Liver Function.
Kanchana Usuwanthim, N. (2014). An Ethyl Acetate Fraction of Moringa oleifera Lam. Inhibits Human Macrophage Cytokine Production Induced by Cigarette Smoke. Nutrients, 6(2), 697–710. doi:10.3390/nu6020697
U. Nanthini, S. (2008). Moringa oleifera Lam prevents acetaminophen induced liver injury through restoration of glutathione level. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 46(8), 2611–2615-2611–2615. doi:10.1016/j.fct.2008.04.018
Resources: Moringa & Breastfeeding
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study:Moringa and Motherhood.
Leonila F. Dans, J. (2012). Moringa oleifera (Malunggay) as a Galactagogue for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. The Philippine Journal of Pediatrics, 61(2), 34-42.
Ma. Corazon P. Estrella, (2010). A double-blind, randomized controlled trial on the use of malunggay (Moringa oleifera) for augmentation of the volume of breastmilk among non-nursing mothers of preterm infants.Philippine Journal of Pediatrics, 49(1), 3-6.
Resources: Moringa & Menapause
Paramjit Chawla, S. (2015). Impact of supplementation of drumstick (Moringa oleifera) and amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor) leaves powder on menopausal symptoms of postmenopausal women. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 5(1).
Resources: Moringa & Malnutrition
Jed W. Fahey, M. (2009). Adoption of Moringa oleifera to combat under-nutrition viewed through the lens of the “Diffusion of Innovations” theory. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 48(3), 212–225. doi:10.1080/03670240902794598
Sanwarmal, R. (2011). Moringa: The herbal gold to combat malnutrition.Chronicles of Young Scientists, 2(3), 119-125. doi:10.4103/2229-5186.90887
Ilka M. Vasconcelos, A. (2014). New Insights into the Structure and Mode of Action of Mo-CBP3, an Antifungal Chitin-Binding Protein of Moringa oleifera Seeds. PLOS ONE, 9(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111427
Resources: Moringa & Microbes
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s case study: Moringa and its Anti-Fungal Properties
Resources: Moringa & Inflammation
For an overview, see Kuli Kuli’s blog: Moringa as an Anti-Inflammatory & Why Inflammation is Harmful , Moringa vs. Turmeric and Moringa Benefits: Anti-Inflammation
Graf, Brittany L., Asha L. Jaja-Chimedza, and Ilya L. Raskin. “Comparative Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Moringa-Derived Isothiocyanate versus Curcumin in vitro and in vivo.” The FASEB Journal 31.1 Supplement (2017): 972-22.
*This is not an exhaustive list of all moringa research and it will be continued to be updated.