AONLA, PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND MICROBIAL QUALITY DURING STORAGE - A REVIEW by ANUJ YADAV1, UPENDRA SINGH1, NEHA NAGDA1 AND ASHWANI YADAV2

  • Anuj Kumar Yadav SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur
  • Upendra Singh SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur
  • Neha Nagda SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur
  • Ashwani Yadav U.P.Council of Agriculture Research Lucknow

Abstract

Aonla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.), also known as Indian gooseberry, belongs to family Euphorbiaceae and is widely used in pharmaceutical and processing industries because of the presence of some useful neutraceuticals like ascorbic acid and polyphenols. The fruit is a good source of vitamin C. The fruit is having medicinal value. It has acrid, cooling, diuretic and laxative properties. Dried fruits are useful in haemorrhages, diarrhea, dysentery, anaemia, jaundice, dyspepsia and cough. Aonla is used in the indigenous medicines (Aurvedic system) viz. trifla and chavanprash. Fruits are commonly used for preserve (murabbas), pickles, candy, jelly and jam. Besides fruits, leaves, bark and even seeds are being used for various purposes.  Fruit are large in size, light yellow at full maturity. Aonla are preferred for Muraba making average fruit weight 30g with light stone. An Aonla preserve, called aonla murabba is a processed product consumed in India, and is an important product in the indigenous system of medicine. The TSS of juice is 10%. It contains ascorbic acid 660 mg per 100 g. of pulp. Fruits have poor shelf life.


KEY WORDS: Nutritional Value, Medicinal Value, Production, Physico-Chemical Analysis, Microbial Analysis

Author Biographies

Upendra Singh, SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur

Assistant Professor, SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur

Neha Nagda, SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur

SRF Agriculture Engineering Department SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur

Ashwani Yadav, U.P.Council of Agriculture Research Lucknow

Technical Assistant (Biotechnology)

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Published
2017-07-01
How to Cite
YADAV, Anuj Kumar et al. AONLA, PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND MICROBIAL QUALITY DURING STORAGE - A REVIEW by ANUJ YADAV1, UPENDRA SINGH1, NEHA NAGDA1 AND ASHWANI YADAV2. INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, India, v. 18, july 2017. ISSN 2321-2845. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/irjc/article/view/393>. Date accessed: 20 oct. 2017.