Himalayan Fruits and Berries

Himalayan Fruits and Berries

Bioactive Compounds, Uses and Nutraceutical Potential

1st Edition - July 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Tarun Belwal, Indra Bhatt, Hari Devkota
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323855914

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Himalayan Fruits and Berries: Bioactive Compounds, Uses and Nutraceutical Potential presents nutraceutical fruits and berries from the region and highlights their potential use in nutraceutical products. The book includes coverage of the traditional, ethnomedicinal and local uses of potential nutraceutical wild fruits and berries and analyzes distribution, availability and cultivation methods. Nutritional composition is discussed, with available processing techniques are explored. In addition, the book offers a summary of clinical studies and presents “from field to industry” case studies. This book will be of benefit to nutrition researchers, food scientists, food chemists, plant scientists, pharmacologists, and students or researchers exploring the use of Himalayan wild berries and fruits in nutraceuticals. It will also be of use to those working in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries who are looking for new components and sources.

Key Features

  • Includes coverage of the traditional, ethnomedicinal and local uses of potential nutraceutical fruits and berries
  • Presents bioactive chemical constituents and nutraceutical properties of Himalayan fruits and berries
  • Addresses current challenges related to sustainable utilization, mass production and the transfer from field to industry of potential nutraceutical fruits and berries

Readership

Nutrition researchers, food scientists, food chemists, plant scientists, pharmacologists as well as students or researchers working in related areas

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Introduction
    1. Introduction to Himalayan region
    2. Health promoting Himalayan fruits and berries

    Section 2: Potential Nutraceutical Himalayan fruits and berries
    3. Aegle marmelos
    4. Amelanchier sps (Amelanchier canadensis, Amelanchier spicata)
    5. Artocarpus lakoocha
    6. Baccaurea sps. (Baccaurea ramiflora, Baccaurea sapida)
    7. Berberis species (B. asiatica, B. aristata, B. jaeschkeana, B. lyceum)
    8. Bischofia javanica
    9. Carissa sps (Carissa carandas, Carissa spinarum)
    10. Castanopsis sps (Castanopsis hystrix, Castanopsis tribuloides)
    11. Choerospondias auxillaris
    12. Citrus medica 'Sarcodactylus
    13. Cordia oblique
    14. Crataegus oxyacantha
    15. Cydonia oblonga
    16. Cyphomandra betacea
    17. Dillenia indica
    18. Diospyros sps (Diospyros lotus, Diospyros tomentosa, Diospyros virginiana)
    19. Diploknema butyracea
    20. Elaeagnus sps (Elaeagnus latifolia, Elaeagnus umbellata)
    21. Elaeocarpus sikkimensis
    22. Entada scandens
    23. Eriolobus indica
    24. Ficus sps (Ficus auriculata, Ficus carica, Ficus cunia, Ficus hookeri, Ficus roxburghii)
    25. Flacourtia sps (Flacourtia sapida, Flacourtia sapida)
    26. Fragaria sps (Fragaria indica, Fragaria nubicola)
    27. Garcinia cowa
    28. Grewia sps (Grewia asiatica, Grewia serrulata)
    29. Gynocordia odorata
    30. Hippophae rhamnoides
    31. Lycium sps (Lycium barbarum, Lycium chinense)
    32. Machilus edulis
    33. Mahonia sps (Mahonia napaulensis, etc.)
    34. Morus alba
    35. Murraya koenigii
    36. Myrica sps (Myrica esculenta, Myrica nagi)
    37. Opuntia dillenii
    38. Phoenix sps (Phoenix acaulis, Phoenix sylvestris)
    39. Phycus palmate
    40. Phyllanthus emblica
    41. Pyracantha crenulata
    42. Pyrus sps (Pyrus phasia, Pyrus pyrifolia, Pyrus serotina)
    43. Rhus semialata
    44. Ribes nigrum
    45. Rosa sps (Rosa canina, R. foetida, R. macrophylla, R. moschata, R. multiflora and R. webbiana)
    46. Rubus sps (Rubus armeniacus, Rubus ellipticus, Rubus fruticosus, Rubus nepalensis, Rubus niveus, Rubus occidentalis)
    47. Solanum sps (Solanum nigrum, Solanum pseudocapsicum)
    48. Syzygium cumini
    49. Taxus baccata
    50. Terminalia bellirica
    51. Terminalia chebula
    52. Viburnum stellatum
    53. Vitis himalyana

    Section 3. Himalayan fruits and berries: challenges and opportunities towards sustainable utilization
    54. Availability of raw materials and livelihood potential
    55. Scientific evidence on nutraceutical potential and value addition
    56. Policy measures and Institutional-Industrial partnership

Product details

  • No. of pages: 627
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: July 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323855914

About the Editors

Tarun Belwal

Tarun Belwal works at College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University, China, exploring the effect of food bioprocess techniques on its quality and other functional attributes. Dr. Belwal received his Ph.D. (Plant Biotechnology) from Kumaun University in collaboration with G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development, India. He has 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals and as book chapters, and has one edited book in his name.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University, China

Indra Bhatt

Indra D. Bhatt, Ph.D. has worked in the Himalayan region for over twenty years and has experience researching nutraceutical,s medicinal plants, biodiversity conservation, and genetic and phytochemical diversity. Dr. Bhatt has published over 160 publications in in peer-reviewed journals and as book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development, India

Hari Devkota

Hari Prasad Devkota, Ph.D. has worked in pharmaceutical research for over 15 years with a focus on natural product chemistry, and bioactive components analysis and has published over 120 publications in peer-reviewed journals and as book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Pharmacy, Kumamoto University, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Japan

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