Malunggay (Moringa oleifera) as Cleaning Agent
Cleaning agent refers to all compositions intended to be used in connection with and for increasing the effectiveness of cleaning activities. Cleaning agent includes but is not limited to hard surface cleaning compositions (kitchen, bathroom, floor, general household & glass cleaning compositions), detergents, dishwashing and food cleaning compositions, disinfectants and the like. The term cleaning as used here in refers to those activities which involve the removal of undesirable residues from surfaces and particularly includes activities such as chemical, mechanical and thermal cleaning activities as well as combinations thereof.
Malunggay (Moringa oleifera) is called a miracle vegetable because it is not only a food, it is also a medicine. It may therefore be a functional food. This plant tree is not only useful but it is the most nutritional vegetable and a herbal plant. Its flowers, leaves, young pods and roots are being utilized. It is native to India but has spread to other tropical regions; in The Philppines, it grows rapidly and with ease in nearly every backyard when desired. Its leaves contain different amino acids such as cholesterol enzyme. This study was conducted because the researcher wanted to know if the malunggay leaves can be an effective cleaning agent to household stains. Through this the researcher will determine the effect of malunggay leaves to commong household stains. This is why the research study was conceived.
The purpose of this study is to investigate malunggay leaves as cleaning agent. The malunggay leaves were separated from the stalk, pounded using the mortar and pestle until the extract comes out. The pounded malunggay leaves were mixed with baking soda and then water. The purpose of baking soda is to increase the effectivity of the product. The product was then placed in a container. Using the sponge, apply the mixture on stained areas (kitchen sink, refrigerator wall...
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