Comparative Physico-chemical and Nutritional analysis of 1 year old and new Mudga [Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek]

  • Saylee Deshmukh IPGT&RA, GUJARAT AYURVED UNIVERSITY
  • Vyas M K IPGT&RA, GUJARAT AYURVED UNIVERSITY
  • Shukla V J IPGT&RA, GUJARAT AYURVED UNIVERSITY
Keywords: Mudga, Vigna radiata, Ahara

Abstract

In Ayurveda classics it is quoted that grains must be used between 1 - 2 years after its production while consumption of new grains should be avoided as its long term intake causes harmful effect on body as it is said to be Guru i.e. difficult to digest and Abhishyandi i.e. increases secretions of internal organs. It is said to be one of the cause for manifestation of Prameha which is being correlated with Diabetes mellitus on the basis of symptoms. Grains are major part of Indian diet. Present study aims at comparison between 1 year old and new Mudga [Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek] on the basis of physico-chemical and nutritional analysis. Mudga has been selected as it is most commonly used and have great therapeutic efficacy.  

Author Biographies

Saylee Deshmukh, IPGT&RA, GUJARAT AYURVED UNIVERSITY

Ph.D.Scholar, Department of Basic Principles, Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar- India

Vyas M K, IPGT&RA, GUJARAT AYURVED UNIVERSITY

Professor and Head, Department of Basic Principles, Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar- India

Shukla V J, IPGT&RA, GUJARAT AYURVED UNIVERSITY

Head, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory, Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar- India.

Published
2016-04-04
Section
Research Articles