ANALYTICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF ADANSONIA DIGITATA L. SEED OIL GROWN IN THE SIND REGION OF PAKISTAN

  • Muhammad Ayaz Department Of Pharmacognosy, University Of Karachi, PAKISTAN
  • Ghazala. H. Rizwani Department Of Pharmacognosy, University Of Karachi, PAKISTAN
  • Huma Shareef Department Of Pharmacognosy, University Of Karachi, PAKISTAN
  • Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq Department Of Pharmacognosy, University Of Karachi, PAKISTAN
  • Tayyaba Mumtaz Department Of Pharmacognosy, University Of Karachi, PAKISTAN

Abstract

Adansonia digitata L. (Malvaceae) is a one of the universal remedial plant having great medicinal and nutritional value. In this study we used fruit (seed and pulp) of this plant and evaluate its proximate composition, mineral and amino acid content. Seed oil analyzed for its fatty acid profile, sterol composition and tocopherol contents. All examined results are very promising and meet the recommended dietary allowances requirement. The present study of fruit of baobab could be the helpful in developing the new nutraceuticals from the region of Pakistan.


Keywords

Adensonia digitata, Fruit, Amino acid, Fatty acids

Published
Feb 28, 2017
How to Cite
AYAZ, Muhammad et al. ANALYTICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF ADANSONIA DIGITATA L. SEED OIL GROWN IN THE SIND REGION OF PAKISTAN. International Journal of Drug Research and Technology, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 4, p. 6, feb. 2017. ISSN 2277-1506. Available at: <http://ijdrt.com/index.php/drug-research-and-technology/article/view/analytical-characterization-of-adansonia-digitata-l-seed-oil-grown-in-the-sind-region-of-pakistan>. Date accessed: 15 sep. 2019.
Section
Research Article
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