Investigatory Project

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Malunggay (Moringa Olifeira) Seeds As Capsules for Hypertension

A Science Investigatory Project

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in Research II

Reina Regina S. Camus
Researcher

March 2012 ACKNOWLEDGMENT

For the successful completion of the study, the researcher would like to express her deepest gratitude to all the people who patiently helped her in making this study possible especially to her ever-loving and caring parents who supported her morally and financially.
To thank her teacher in Research II, Ms. Liza Castor for her outstanding guidance and untiring support that she had given to the improvement of her study.
In addition, she would like also
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In fact, there are no specific and no obvious symptoms of hypertension, which has led to the condition referred to as a “silent killer”. The elevated blood pressure or the hypertension is very common in men and women as well as to people whose ages range from 50 and above. Hypertension refers to a cardiac chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure is elevated. High blood pressure has a detrimental effect on arteries and key organs. It can also trigger kidney and heart failure as well as strokes. And it has often been the practice of doctors to treat hypertension by prescribing expensive and not affordable kinds of drugs. Eventually, malunggay known as a “miracle plant”, Horseradish tree in English, Drumstick in India; the Benzoline tree in Haiti, Marum in Thailand; Nebeday which means “never die” in Senegal and in East Africa, it is appropriately known as “Mother’s Best Friend” has been discovered for its great medicinal value. Whatever its name, the only important things are, malunggay is fully loaded of essential disease-preventing nutrients such as Phosphorous, Iron, Protein, Riboflavin, Niacin and many more, and it can prevent as much as 300 diseases including hypertension.

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