"International Journal of Herbal Medicine"

Volume 1, Issue 4


Ascorbic Acid Contents from Some Medicinal Tree Species of Nagaur District of Rajasthan


Author(s): B. B. S. Kapoor1*, Renu Bansal2

1. P.G. Department of Botany, Dungar College, Bikaner 334001, India
2. Department of Botany, Maharani College for Women, Bikaner 334002

Abstract: Evaluation of Ascorbic acid contents of stems, leaves and fruits   from four selected medicinal tree growing in Nagaur district of Rajasthan was carried out. Trees like Acacia tortilis, Prosopis cineraria, Salvadora persica and Tecomella undulata were collected from three different sites of study area for analysis. Among all the three selected tree  species the Among all the four plant species the maximum (57.21 mg/100 g.d.w.) amount of ascorbic acid was found in fruits of Salvadora persica collected from Alaye area, while the stems of Tecomella undulata had minimum concentration (41.00 mg/100 g.d.w.) collected from Khinvsar area.

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