Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera
Common Name: Moringa, Drumstick tree, Horseradish tree, Ben oil tree.
Tamil Name: Murungai Pisin
Moringa oleifera is a fairly large tree that is native to North India. It goes by a variety of names, such as drumstick tree, horse radish tree, or ben oil tree. Almost all parts of the Moringa oleifera tree can be eaten or used as ingredients in traditional herbal medicines. The leaves and pods are commonly eaten in parts of India and Africa.