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Volume 5 Issue 12
December-2018
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JETIRDZ06138

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1058-1070

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A Comprehensive Review on custard apple (Annona squamosa)

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2349-5162

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"A Comprehensive Review on custard apple (Annona squamosa)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no.1058-1070, December 2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIRDZ06138.pdf

Abstract

Herbal remedies were utilized from ancient time for the treatment and prosperity of human beings. A portion of the regular therapeutic plants are common to the point that we utilized them in every day existence without knowing their restorative significance. Sitaphal is one among of them usually known as custard apple, sugar apple; sweetsop is the fruit of Annona squamosa (Annonaceae). The leaves of the plant have been utilized as bug spray, anthelmintic and in healing of bleeding wounds. Fruit of custard apple is a tropical fruit mainly grow in tropical climate. The fruits are well known for their delicious taste and are heart shaped with light green skin, a soft creamy white flesh. Nutritionally, the fruits are rich in carbohydrates mainly in the form of sugar (23.5%), protein (1.6%), calcium (70mg/100gm), phosphorous (47mg/100gm) and iron (1.5mg/100gm). It is said to contain the qualities of the rejuvenating drugs. It is found to be very useful for brain and nervous system. It also enhances muscular strength and tone up the heart. Annona species have been widely grown throughout Central and South America. It is also grown in West Indies, Taiwan, USA other than India. It contains various chemical compounds such as alkaloid, isomeric hydroxyl ketones etc. and squamone from bark of it which show antibacterial, antidiabetic, antitumor, anti-malarial, anthelmintic, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, respiratory stimulant and have diuretics properties.

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"A Comprehensive Review on custard apple (Annona squamosa)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp1058-1070, December 2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIRDZ06138.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIRDZ06138
Registration ID: 233533
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 12 | Year December-2018
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Page No: 1058-1070
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"A Comprehensive Review on custard apple (Annona squamosa)", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 12, page no. pp1058-1070, December 2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIRDZ06138.pdf




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