Nutraceutical Value and Therapeutic Applications of Indian Heritage Fruits: A Review

Kalaivani J.

Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirappalli 620027, Tamil Nadu, India.

Jegadeeswari. V *

Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirappalli 620027, Tamil Nadu, India.

Vijayalatha. K.R.

Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirappalli 620027, Tamil Nadu, India.

Arulmozhiyan R.

Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirappalli 620027, Tamil Nadu, India.

Padmadevi. K

Horticultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

This review delves into the nutraceutical value and therapeutic uses of bael, woodapple, aonla, ber, and karonda fruits, revered for their medicinal properties across traditional medicine systems. Enriched with essential nutrients and bioactive compounds like phenolics, flavonoids, and alkaloids, they offer diverse health benefits, including immune support and digestive health enhancement. Through a meticulous analysis of scientific literature, the review underscores their potential in preventive and holistic healthcare. By acknowledging and leveraging their nutraceutical and therapeutic potentials, individuals and communities can endeavor towards improved health and well-being.

Keywords: Fruits, nutritional profile, bioactive compounds, therapeutic values, health benefits


How to Cite

J., Kalaivani, Jegadeeswari. V, Vijayalatha. K.R., Arulmozhiyan R., and Padmadevi. K. 2024. “Nutraceutical Value and Therapeutic Applications of Indian Heritage Fruits: A Review”. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports 30 (7):303-12. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2024/v30i72146.

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