The moringa tree is grown mainly in semiarid, tropical, and subtropical areas. The immature seed pods, called "drumsticks", are commonly consumed in South Asia. They are prepared by parboiling, and cooked in a curry until soft. The seed pods/fruits, even when cooked by boiling, remain particularly high in vitamin C and are also a good source of dietary fiber, potassium, magnesium, and manganese. It is used in treating inflammatory condition like Arthritis, Wounds, and Joint Pain. It contains powerful antioxidants, which prevent the damage against free radicals, liver damage. It play a major role in treating cancer and reducing symptoms associated with HIV.