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Research Paper | Food Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017
Value Addition in Beverages with Papaya Leaves Extract (Carica Papaya)
Sharma Megha | Gupta Alka 
Abstract: Various parts of papaya leaves extract have been traditionally used as ethno medicine for a number of disorders, including different diseases. The present study was carried out Value addition in beverages with papaya leaves extract (Carica papaya) with the objectives to determine the nutritive value of different beverages by the incorporation of papaya leaves extract at different levels and to assess the Organoleptic evaluation of the prepared beverages, banana shake, mosambi juice pineapple juice and pomegranate juice. Nutritional composition of prepared beverages were analyzed by AOAC. (2007) The nutrient dense products can be helpful from therapeutic point of view for those people suffering from dengue, liver problems, stomach problems, and stone formation and other iron deficiencies diseases. Carica papaya leaves extract mainly effects on dengue fever. Dengue fever is one of the life threatening disease caused by dengue virus (flavivirus). so far there is no effective medicine and vaccine approved for dengue fever. The effect of papaya leaf juice improved the health of patient by increasing the number of platelets. The result also indicated that the leaf and pulp extract increases the formation of the thrombocytes, especially at 300mg kg-1 out of the three extract, the pulp extract boosted the thrombocytes number more in order, pulp extract>leaf extract>seed extract.
Keywords: Papaya Leaves, Nutritional Composition, Sensory Evaluation
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,
Pages: 1966 - 1969