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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 11, Issue 3 (2022)

Millets: An overview- A treatise on healthy option in daily diet

Author(s):

Ahire Nikita Sanjay, Ganesh Basarkar and Vaibhav Buchake

Abstract:

Millets are nutri-cereals have excellent nutrient content contains proteins, vitamins, essential fatty acids, dietary fibres, minerals such as zinc, iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium. They help in consign health benefits like blood pressure management, regulation of blood sugar level, thyroid, cardiovascular and celiac disease. This review aims to collect information available in the existing literature, both online and offline, on the detailed information about millets, including their pharmaceutical applications as a novel excipients in formulation development, health, recent millets production status in India and market availability. Health benefits aim their nutritional value and attempts to present the collected data in an easily documented model with the given nutritional benefits of millets. Their nutritional value must make an effort to encourage peoples to add millets in their diet and pharmaceutical applications of millets as novel pharmaceutical excipients as a part of formulation to replace synthetic excipients with natural one leads to reduce cost of formulation.

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How to cite this article:
Ahire Nikita Sanjay, Ganesh Basarkar and Vaibhav Buchake. Millets: An overview- A treatise on healthy option in daily diet. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2022;11(3):177-185.

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