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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 672-674
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.079


Clitoria ternatea L. A Miraculous Plant
Archna Karel1, Hanwant Kumar2 and Bhaswati Chowdhary3
1Department of (Home Sc.) Foods & Nutrition
2Department of Plant Pathology, SRF, Agriculture University, Jodhpur, India
3Department of Food Science & Nutrition, MDS University, Ajmer, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This study deals with Clitoria ternatea L. which is commonly known as 'butterfly pea' and ‘shankhapushpi’, ‘Unchan’ in Thailand, ‘Neel Aporajita’ in Bangladesh is a climbing vine bearing purple or white flowers. It is a medicinal plant belonging to the family Fabaceae. In tropical Asia including India, the purple flowers are used for many medical purposes. The flower extract consists of antioxidant activity and protective effect. It has been commonly used as anti-stress, anti-depressant, anti-microbial, and in anti-inflammatory treatments.


Keywords: Medicinal plants, Antioxidant, Eco-friendly dye, Forage, Food colorant
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Archna Karel, Hanwant Kumar and Bhaswati Chowdhary. 2018. Clitoria ternatea L. A Miraculous Plant.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 672-674. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.079