This paper is published in Volume-5, Issue-1, 2019
Area
Nutraceutical
Author
Sugriv Gupta
Co-authors
Roger Patel, Dr. Manjiri Bhave
Org/Univ
Guru Nanak Khalsa College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Pub. Date
22 February, 2019
Paper ID
V5I1-1388
Publisher
Keywords
Benincasa hispida, Gulkand, Product development, Sensory evaluation, DPPH, Antacid

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Sugriv Gupta, Roger Patel, Dr. Manjiri Bhave. Development of A nutraceutical product using Benincasa hispida, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Sugriv Gupta, Roger Patel, Dr. Manjiri Bhave (2019). Development of A nutraceutical product using Benincasa hispida. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 5(1) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Sugriv Gupta, Roger Patel, Dr. Manjiri Bhave. "Development of A nutraceutical product using Benincasa hispida." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 5.1 (2019). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Benincasa hispida of family Cucurbitaceae was also known as Kushmanda, Winter melon, or Wax gourd is used in Ayurvedic system of medicine. It is cultivated throughout the plains of India and on the hills up to 1200 meters altitude as a vegetable. The fruit of Winter melon is considered as a diuretic, aphrodisiac, Appetizer. It is used against acidity. Gulkand, prepared using rose petals, is a medicinal formulation which has been valued for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine is also rich in calcium and antioxidant properties. It has been traditionally used as a cooling tonic. The aim of the study was to develop a fortified Nutraceutical product using Benincasa hispida and Gulkand with added health benefits, its sensory evaluation, and phytochemical analysis.
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