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Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2022)

Review based study on nutritional, medicinal properties, post-harvest technology and packaging of custard apple

Author(s):
Mohammed Aman Nazeer, Alan Biju, Deva S Biju, Patil Satyajeet Sampat and Basily P Raju
Abstract:
Custard apple is one of the most delicious arid fruits known mostly for its dessert and confectionery values. Annona squamosa, which is one of the most widely grown species of Annona. Though rich in its nutritional aspects, it is an under-utilized arid zone crop. It has also been proved that the plant contains several medicinal properties which include antioxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-infective and anti dyslipidemic properties. The leaves are used as a vermicide, for treating cancerous tumors and are applied to abscesses, insect bites and other skin complaints. Scrapings of root-bark are used for toothache. This paper attempts to congregate the nutritional value, phytochemical composition, and medicinal uses of custard apple.
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How to cite this article:
Mohammed Aman Nazeer, Alan Biju, Deva S Biju, Patil Satyajeet Sampat, Basily P Raju. Review based study on nutritional, medicinal properties, post-harvest technology and packaging of custard apple. Pharma Innovation 2022;11(1):1562-1565.

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