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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 764-774
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.082


Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam) Biggest Fruit with High Nutritional and Pharmacological Values: A Review
Rajneesh Srivastava1 and Anu Singh2*
1SMS Horticulture and Incharge ICAR-IIVR- KVK, Deoria, UP India
2Department of Food Technology, Allahabad University, Allahabad, UP India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam) is a largest fruited evergreen tree possibly indigenous to the rain forests of the Western Ghats in the Southwestern parts of India It is used as staple food in India and commonly known as kanthal, kathal, kathar appears in market during spring to summer. Jackfruit is an important underutilized fruit and often called the poor man’s fruit commonly consumed foods in India from the ancient time by value addition of its fruits Jackfruit contains more protein, calcium, iron, vitamins and other essential nutrients when compared to the common fruits Jackfruit is also used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of asthma, ulcers, wound healing, dermatitis, cough, hypertension, nervousness, and constipation. In the different studies Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-diabetic properties of A. heterophyllus were also reported. The present review deals with general and chemical profile and its importance including pharmacological and other uses.


Keywords: Jackfruit, Artocapus heterophyllus, nutritional, pharmacological values
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Rajneesh Srivastava and Anu Singh. 2020. Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam) Biggest Fruit with High Nutritional and Pharmacological Values: A Review.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 764-774. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.082