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International Journal of Home Science

2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 2, PART F

Nutritive Estimation of (Tribulus terrestris) Gokshura Ksheerpaka: a health supplement for pregnant women

Author(s): Shail, Manjari Dwivedi, Neeraj Kumar and Abhishek Dutt Tripathi
Abstract:
Objective: Tribulus terrestris (Gokshura) belonging to family Zygophyllaceae is a well-known herb having many pharmacological properties; it has been used to treat liver disorders, headaches, dizziness, and general tonic and it also used for therapeutic purpose as health supplement. Tribulus Terrestris has clinically proven effect in enhancing energy, vitality helps in building muscle and strength. It is very rich in proteins and calcium. The main aim of the present study was to assess the nutritive value of Gokshura Ksheerpaka. 
Methods: In the present study Nutritive Estimation of Gokshura powder and Gokshura Ksheerpaka was carried out at CFST BHU Varanasi; by using AOAC (1980-89) Official Methods of Analysis of the Association of Official Agricultural Chemists. 
Results: The result of the study shows that Gokshura Ksheerpaka has higher nutritional Profile than Gokshura powder alone. 
rnConclusion: The study shows that the Gokshura Ksheerpaka has great potential of high nutritional importance for pregnant women because of its preparation with milk.
Pages: 349-352  |  57 Views  26 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shail, Manjari Dwivedi, Neeraj Kumar, Abhishek Dutt Tripathi. Nutritive Estimation of (Tribulus terrestris) Gokshura Ksheerpaka: a health supplement for pregnant women. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(2):349-352.
International Journal of Home Science