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Asian Journal of Management
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 471) Last page : ( 474)
Print ISSN : 0976-495X. Online ISSN : 2321-5763.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5763.2018.00073.2

Review of Historical, Health Benefts and Uses of Eggplants by Humankind

Fraikue Frances Betty1,*

PhD Research Scholar, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, FHMCT, University House, Gnanagangothri Campus, New BEL Road, M S R Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA-560 054

1Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Science Department of Hospitality Management Takoradi, Takoradi Technical University, Ghana, West Africa

*Corresponding Author E-mail: francesfraikue@yahoo.com, fraikuefrancesbetty005.et.rs@msruas.ac.in

Online published on 2 June, 2018.

Abstract

Eggplants are non-climacteric fruits which were seen growing wild in the forest of India and is currently described as one of the ten world's healthiest food. The objective focused on the review of general description, health and usefulness of eggplant. Eggplants grow into 98 different species with different shapes and colours. They reduce the risk of cancer, cardio vascular diseases, pre-menstrual syndrome, amenorrhea, ante natal anaemia and cholesterol. They also soak injurious chemicals, enables weight loss and manages diabetes. Finally, the leaves, stem, fruit and roots of eggplant are used for food, fuel, curer of diseases, rituals and for decoration

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Keywords

Eggplant, Nutrients, Solanaceous, Solanummelongena.

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