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Water Purification

 

Using simple equipment, villagers in many countries purify water for their households with Moringa seeds. Studies have shown that this process not only removes solid contaminants, but also reduces amounts of harmful bacteria. However, if bacteria or microbes such as E. coli are present, Moringa...


 

A study at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK) found that Moringa seeds not only purify water but also soften it. The results of this study are found in: Suleyman A. Muyibi and Lilian M. Evison, "Moringa oleifera Seeds for Softening Hardwater," Water Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, 1995, pp...


 

The University of Leicester (UK) and the UK's Overseas Development Administration experimented with Moringa seeds for treating water on a commercial scale in Malawi, Africa. The researchers found that Moringa powder treated water just as well as imported commercial chemicals such as alum for far l...


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