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CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction (introduction on what is inside your chapter 1 Example: this chapter discuss the background of our study, sop, etc. ) (after ito n ilalagay sa background) Malunggay ( Moringa oleifera ) plant is a popular plant known for high nutritional value as well as herbal medicine. It is a plant that grows in the tropical climates such as the Philippines, India and Africa. It is known for its nutritional and medicinal properties, where it is used to combat malnutrition in third world countries especially for infants and nursing mothers. The malunggay pods are the most valued and widely used part of the plant. It contains essential amino acids, vitamins and other nutrients. While Moringa seeds are obtained from the pods of the Moringa plant. These seeds contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It can also reduce the risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugars, and improve our immune system. It also has external uses, the oil extracted from Moringa seed acts as a natural moisturizer for the skin. It is also applied topically as an astringent, as it helps fight bacterial infections, and treat wounds, cuts, and bites. (Ariana Fiorita, R.D.N., 2019) The ethanol leaves extract of M. oleifera of the family moringaceae was investigated for antibacterial activity, preliminary phytochemical analysis, solvent extraction and TLC analysis. The results have shown the antibacterial potentials of M. oleifera implying that the extract could help as a chemotherapeutic agent or might be a lead compound for the development of new potent antibacterial agents. (EBSCO Industries, Inc., 2019) 1
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