1. TEXTURE ANALYSIS OF ALEO VERA - A REVIEW by ANUJ YADAV1, UPENDRA SINGH2 AND RAVI CHARAN1

Aleovera

  • Anuj Yadav, SRF Department of Agriculture Engineerin SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur
  • Upendra Singh, Assistant Professor Department of Agricu SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur
  • Ravi Charan, SRF Department of Agriculture Engineerin

Abstract

Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) is a perennial plant of the Xanthorrhoeaceae family. Aloe vera is a very important crop extensively used for food, medicinal and cosmetic industry. Aloe vera possesses medicinal properties which augur good health. Aloe vera is used in traditional medicine as a skin treatment. It's got antiviral and antibacterial properties, and the ability to help treat everything from constipation to diabetes. The plant leaves contains numerous vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids, natural sugars and other bioactive compounds with emollient, purgative, antimicrobial, anti inflammatory, anti-oxidant, aphrodisiac, anti-helmenthic, antifungal, antiseptic and cosmetic values for health care. This plant has potential to cure sunburns, burns and minor cuts, and even skin cancer. The leaves are green, thick and fleshy with a spongy texture. Aloe vera gel's texture works really well as a primer. Its hydrating and smoothing properties prepare our skin, for make up that looks matt and natural. The gel firmness, a physical property defined as the maximum force required to puncture the aloe vera tissue, was measured as an indicator of texture. Firmness of samples was measured using a Texture Analyzer (Model TA-XT Plus, Surrey, UK)

Author Biographies

Anuj Yadav, SRF Department of Agriculture Engineerin, SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur

SRF Department of Agriculture Engineering SKN Agriculture University Jobner

Upendra Singh, Assistant Professor Department of Agricu, SKN Agriculture University Jobner Jaipur

Assistant Professor Department of Agriculture Engineering SKN Agriculture University Jobner

Ravi Charan, SRF Department of Agriculture Engineerin

SRF SKN Agriculture University Jobner

Published
2018-01-01