MILLET BASED HEALTH MIX WITH SARACA INDICA

Dr. B. Premagowri

Abstract


Saraca indica (Caesalpinaceae) is one of the most ancient tree in India, known as “Ashoka” means without sorrow. The Ashoka bark powder used as traditional and ayurvedic medicine. The present study was aimed to formulate, analyse and evaluate the saraca indica incorporated health mix with Italian millet and kodo millet flour in three variations as V1 (15,15,30), V2 (20,20,20), V3 (25,25,10) whereas roasted green gram dhal powder 40% kept constant. The most accepted variation V3 was selected for further analysis of physio-chemical, nutritional, nanoparticles, storage stability. Nutrient analysis of energy was 395.84kcals, carbohydrate 77.25g, fat 2.84g, protein 13.9g fiber 2.76gm, calcium 138mg, iron 6.41mg and silver nanoparticle was synthesized. Sorage stability was found to be 30 days without preservative. The consumer acceptance of the health mix is higher than the commercial health mix. The formulated health mix was rich in calcium, iron and beneficial for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and infertility.

Keywords


Millets, saraca indica, health mix, PCOS

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