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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

Studies on evaluation of physicochemical and nutritional properties of bael fruit (Aegle marmelos)

Author(s):

Uttarwar VV, Taur AT and Sawate AR

Abstract:
India is the botanical garden of the world as it is largest producer of medicinal herbs. Bael (Aegle marmelos) has been known to be one of the most important medicinal plants of India since Charak (1500 B.C.). Bael (Aegle marmelos) pulp powder were analysed chemically for proximate composition, available carbohydrates, minral content, fiber, etc. the values has been calculated for 100gm of bael pulp powder. It was found that bael is good source of fat, minerals, crude fiber and energy, also it is rich source of carbohydrates. The plant also contains anti-nutrient content which help in controlling blood sugar. This plant has no side effects, so the diabetic patients should encourage including this medicinal plant in their daily diet to control blood sugar level.

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How to cite this article:
Uttarwar VV, Taur AT and Sawate AR. Studies on evaluation of physicochemical and nutritional properties of bael fruit (Aegle marmelos). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):547-549.

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