Medicinal values of betel leaves and its application in food products: A review
Prachi Kaintura, Megha Bhandari and Rajeev Kumar
Betel is recognized as health promoting food due to presence of essential components such as minerals and vitamin usually calcium, carotene, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin C. Apart from it contain many essential amino acids as well as flavonoids and polyphenolic content. Due to its potential health benefits it is so far part of many food products such as noodle, dairy beverages and many food products. Overall this review provides a brief knowledge about the valuable phytochemicals and bioactive compounds present in betel, medicinal significance and its food application.
How to cite this article:
Prachi Kaintura, Megha Bhandari, Rajeev Kumar. Medicinal values of betel leaves and its application in food products: A review. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(6):344-348.