Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree of the family Moringaceae,
native to the Indian subcontinent.
â¢ Moringa oleifera is also commonly referred as Moringa, Drumstick Tree , Horseradish
tree, and Ben oil tree or Benzolive tree.
â¢ Moringa is a slender, deciduous tree grows to a height to 10-12 m and a trunk diameter
â¢ Generally, the tree begins to flower after six months of the plantation. In a seasonal
climate with good rainfall, flowering can happen twice or all-round the year.
â¢ Most likely Moringa was originated from India.
â¢ India is the largest producer of the drumstick with an annual production of 1-1.3 million
tones of fruits.
â¢ Almost all parts of moringa are edible, with regional uses varying widely: Immature seed
pods, called "drumsticksâ ,Leaves, Mature seeds ,Oil pressed from seeds .
ï¶ MORINGA OLEIFERA