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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2018)

Studies on physico-chemical properties of papaya blended aloe vera based health drink

Author(s):

SS Sawant, NJ Patil and AK Sahoo

Abstract:
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) is a medicinal plant with therapeutic application. It has an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and immune boosting properties. Aloe vera has medicinal properties due to which it is used in present work for preparation of health drink i.e., RTS (Ready To Serve) in combination with papaya (Carica papaya) which is a rich source of nutrients and also contains powerful antioxidant Vitamin C. RTS was prepared by adding jaggery, a traditional sweetener having higher nutritional value as compared to sugar. Health drink was prepared by using different proportions of aloe vera and papaya such as 90:10, 80:20, 70:30, and 60:40. Among which combination of aloe vera and papaya having proportion of 60:40 was selected as the best sample on the basis of sensory evaluation. It helps in maintaining good health due to its nutritional and antioxidant properties.

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How to cite this article:
SS Sawant, NJ Patil and AK Sahoo. Studies on physico-chemical properties of papaya blended aloe vera based health drink. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(4):1116-1118.

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