Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2018)
Studies on physico-chemical properties of papaya blended aloe vera based health drink
SS Sawant, NJ Patil and AK Sahoo
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis
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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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.