Antibiotic and antifungal characteristics of moringa (Moringa oleifera)


  • Tushar Sharma Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong-793022 (Meghalaya), India


antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, moringa, wound healing


To summarize the antibacterial, antifungal, and wound-healing properties of moringa (Moringa oleifera), a review of the literature has been conducted. It has been shown that Moringa oleifera is a rich source of antioxidants, phenolic compounds, and a variety of other biochemicals e.g. tannins, saponins, flavonoids, and steroids. In the plant, these organic substances have potent antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antifungal properties. The features of Moringa oleifera, present in its leaves, flowers, pod, bark, and roots, developed wound-healing properties in a variety of forms, including fresh, powdered, and extracts.


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Sharma, T. (2024). Antibiotic and antifungal characteristics of moringa (Moringa oleifera). The Journal of Rural Advancement, 12(1), 34–49. Retrieved from