Moringa Seed or Drumstick Seed
Moringa seeds are used for cultivation and oil extraction. The best Seed is Morigna
Moringa PKM1 hydride seed contain highest nutrient.
The mature seed is about 40% oil. Moringa oil is of excellent quality (73% oleic
acid, similar to olive oil) for cooking. Sold for many years as "ben oil,"
it is used in cooking and perfumes and has been used as a watch lubrication, but
was replaced long ago by sperm oil. It can be used for making soap and is also excellent
to burn for light. The oil is slow to become rancid. The species, M. peregrina,
from the Red Sea area reportedly produces very good oil.
Used for their antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties to treat arthritis, rheumatism,
gout, cramp, sexually transmitted diseases and boils. The seeds are roasted, pounded,
mixed with coconut oil and applied to the problem area. Seed oil can be used for
the same ailments.
Roasted seeds and oil can encourage urination.
They can also be used as a relaxant for epilepsy.