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Investigatory Project

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The researchers would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the following people who helped to make this investigatory project successful.

The researcher would never forget to acknowledge their Science & Technology III teacher, Mrs. Letecia O. Zaldarriaga for extending her invaluable time, patience in explaining, giving important ideas and correcting their write ups.

Heartfelt gratitude where also given to the parents of the researchers, who uplifted the researcher emotionally when they are taken aback with discouragement and for their moral and financial support. And the researcher would also like to thank their classmates for the shared information during casual talk and discussions.

Most of all, to God our Father, the source of all strength and wisdom. For without His unfaltering love and guidance this study would never be realized.

MARVIN JOHN COMENDADOR
LYKA LHEANNE ABILLAR

Researchers
Third Year Students

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CHAPTER I
Research Problem

A. Background of the Study:

The discovery of herbal plants made the possible existence of modern medicine. Modern medicine makes use of these plants in making capsulated herbal medicine or food supplements. It is scientifically proven that numerous of vitamins and minerals are founding herbal plants that can supply the needs of living things, specifically humans. These vitamins and minerals help supply energy within a person’s body, which is needed for everyday activities in order for them to perform well. Herbal plants nowadays are not just made as medicinal purposes but also as food ingredients so that it may add a unique and healthier flavor to foods.

Malunggay or Horse radish (Moringa oelifera) was once considered a "poor man's vegetable" but now it is known as a "miracle tree" or "nature's medicine cabinet" by scientists and health care workers from around the world because it is loaded with vitamins and minerals that can be an effective remedy against...