Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Vitamin content in bael fruit

Its scientific name is Aegle Marmelos, while it belongs to family Rutaceae and is commonly known as Bael, Bengal Quince, Indian Bael, Wood Apple, Matoom etc.

The pulp of the fruit is a natural source of natural antioxidants and bioactive compounds. The pulp contains laxative properties and is even considered as the best laxatives known so far.

Many researchers reported that the pulp contain many vitamins including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin.

Fruit pulp was the richest source of vitamin C (73.2mg%), B1(0.16mg%), B2(0.18mg%) and B3(0.87mg%). Also reported the riboflavin content of ripe fruit was very high. Bael fruit is highly nutritive with the richest source of riboflavin.
Vitamin content in bael fruit

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