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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 5 (2018)

Study of estimation of L-ascorbic acid, phytochemical analysis and antibacterial activity in fruit juices

Author(s):

Chandra Lekha, Vijaya, Periasamy, Pavithra and Rajasutha

Abstract:
The fruits of lemon, pomegranate and black grapes were subjected to phytochemical analysis, vitamin C estimation and antibacterial activity. Amla juice was found to contain large amount of vitamin C compared to orange, lemon, pomegranate and black grape juices<em>. </em>Theproteins, carbohydrates, flavonoids, glycosides, alkaloids, steroids, saponins and tannins were present in juices of pomegranate and black grapes while the fruit juices of orange indicated the presence of flavonoids, steroids, glycosides, saponins and tannins. The alkaloids, proteins, carbohydrates, flavonoids and tanninswere found in the juice of amla.The aqueous extract of pomegranate showedanti bacterial activity against <em>B.cereus, E</em>.<em>coli</em>, <em>K</em>.<em>pneumoniae</em>, <em>P</em>.a<em>eruginosa</em> and <em>S</em>.<em>aureus.</em>

Pages: 100-102  |  1759 Views  756 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Chandra Lekha, Vijaya, Periasamy, Pavithra and Rajasutha. Study of estimation of L-ascorbic acid, phytochemical analysis and antibacterial activity in fruit juices. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(5S):100-102.

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