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Vol. 9, Issue 6 (2020)

An overview of Dillenia indica and their properties

Author(s):
Harsha Rai and Dr Shuchi Upadhyay Atul Sajwan
Abstract:
Elephant apple (Dillenia indica) is a tropical tree, distributed in various countries of South Asian region including India. In India, it is not commercially cultivated, but mostly found in Assam, North East India. Nowadays, people have been showing more awareness in the useful effects of consuming fruits and vegetables. Fruits contribute important nutritional and commercial value from the ancient time. Indigenously elephant apple is being used in various food products as sole or contributing ingredient, but there is lack of published works in terms of depth scientific investigations about the fruit. So aims of this review to discuss the ecology, diversity and current level of utilization of this plant.
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How to cite this article:
Harsha Rai, Dr Shuchi Upadhyay Atul Sajwan. An overview of Dillenia indica and their properties. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(6):41-44.

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