Moringa oleifera Lam (Fan Moringaceae)
M. nux-ben Perr
Guilandina moringa L.
M. pterygosperma Gaertn.
Arunggai , Kamaluñgai, Balüngai, Komkompilan , Dool, Malóngai, Horse-radish tree , Malungué,
Kalamuñgai, Malüngit, Kalungai, Marôngoi, Kamalôñgan, Marüngai.
Leaves, fruits, and flowers.
Laxative — Take leaves and fruit as vegetable.
Rheumatism. Roast seeds, powder and apply on affected part.
Milk stimulation — Eat leaves as vegetable.
Ben oil, 36% — palmitic, sttaric, myristic, oleic and behenic acids,
phytosterin; two alkaloids the mixture of which has the same
action as epinephrine.
Source: Philippine National Formulary