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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 3 (2024)

Identification of adulterant present in coriander powder using FTIR spectroscopy and chemical method

Author(s):

Tamanna Begaam, Nand Lal, Neelam Pal, Ashish Kumar Singh and Anuradha Tiwari

Abstract:

Coriander is a perennial medicinal herb grown in the tropical regions worldwide. In India, it is used as a potential spice for garnishing and flavoring the dishes and treating several ailments. In Uttar Pradesh, India has a strong aroma similar to the seasonal Coriandrum. But the adulteration in food items is one of the common issues in the present scenario. In connection with this issue, the present investigation was carried out to determine the presence of adulterants in coriander power. Various samples of coriander power (CS1, CS2, CS3, CS4 and CS5) were collected from local market in Kanpur city, Uttar Pradesh. The identification of adulterant in coriander powder samples using chemical methods and Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy technique was used. The results revealed that the adulteration in most of the coriander powder under investigation. This study was performed to create awareness in the public on the adulteration in ready-made packed coriander powders.

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How to cite this article:
Tamanna Begaam, Nand Lal, Neelam Pal, Ashish Kumar Singh and Anuradha Tiwari. Identification of adulterant present in coriander powder using FTIR spectroscopy and chemical method. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(3):16-22. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i3a.14938

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