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Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Study on the nutrient composition of local variety of turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Author(s):
D Choudhury
Abstract:
A study was conducted to estimate the level of the bioactive component (curcumin) and proximate composition of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) using standard procedures. The results of the present study showed that the curcumin content of local variety of turmeric of Assam was found to contain 3.00% on dry weight basis. The results of the proximate analysis showed that it contain 11.80% moisture content, 8.30% ash, 9.40% crude protein, 2.50% crude fibre, 11.00% fat and 68.80% nitrogen free extract.
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The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
D Choudhury. Study on the nutrient composition of local variety of turmeric (<em>Curcuma longa</em>). Pharma Innovation 2019;8(2):205-207.

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