S.No Local name Botanical name Moisture
(g)
Fat
(g)
Protein
(g)
Carbohydrate (g) Energy
(Kcal)
Fiber
(g)
Calcium
(mg)
Iron
(mg)
1. Mint
(leaves)
Mentha asiatica 11.3 ± 0.05 5.91 ± 0.02 19.85 ± 0.02 51.5 ± 0.28 285 ± 0.28 29.63 ± 0.08 1486.8 ± 0.72 87.4 ± 0.05
2. Basil
(leaves)
Ocimum basilicum 6.43 ± 0.01 3.95 ± 0.02 14.01 ± 0.04 61.13 ± 0.18 250 ± 0.33 40.91 ± 0.04 2112.5 ± 0.28 41.5 ± 0.28
3. Drumstick
(leaves)
Moringa oligfera 7.45 ± 0.02 2.25 ± 0.02 27.06 ± 0.03 38.1 ± 0.01 205 ± 0.16 19.1 ± 0.05 2002.5 ± 0.28 28.11 ± 0.07
4. Ginger
(root)
Zingiber officinale 9.38 ± 0.00 5.8 ± 0.05 9.06 ± 0.02 70.7 ± 0.05 346 ± 0.43 12.46 ± 0.01 115.5 ± 0.28 11.5 ± 0.02
5. Garlic
(cloves)
Allium longicuspis 5.20 ± 0.17 0.76 ± 0.00 16.8 ± 0.05 72.71 ± 0.00 332 ± 0.57 9.86 ± 0.02 80.0 ± 1.15 2.75 ± 0.01
6. Lotus
(stem)
Nelumbo nucifera 9.45 ± 0.02 1.29 ± 0.00 4.06 ± 0.02 51.3 ± 0.05 234 ± 0.28 24.6 ± 0.16 127.8 ± 0.15 60.55 ± 0.02
Values are expressed as means ± SEM (n=3).
Table 2: Nutritional composition of dehydrated herbs per 100g.