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Moringa oleifera seed extract: A review on its environmental applications

Idris, Munirat Abolore and Jami, Mohammed Saedi and Hammed, Ademola Monsur and Jamal, Parveen (2016) Moringa oleifera seed extract: A review on its environmental applications. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 11 (6). pp. 1469-1486. ISSN 0973-6077 E-ISSN 0974-0260

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This review focus on the use of Mornga oleifera seed extract and it application in the environment. It is usually referred to as the miracle tree because of its vast usefulness of its various parts. It is a source of protein, calcium, iron, carotenoids and phytochemicals utilized for several usage in developing countries. The plant parts have been used in various application such as medicine, cosmetics, food supplements and water purification. This review presents the various application of Moringa oleifera seed extract as an adsorbent, coagulant, dewatering agent and as a disinfectant. This review also highlight the various methods used in processing the seed extracts, different phytochemical and chemical constituents present in the seed extract. Other aspects that require further investigation were also highlighted in this review.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7701/54417
Uncontrolled Keywords: Moringa oleifera, extracts, adsorbent, dewatering agent, coagulant,disinfectant
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP155 Chemical engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohammed Saedi Jami, PhD CEng MIChemE
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 09:54
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2017 09:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54417

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