Thursday, January 14, 2021

Pandan leave juice

Pandan leave is one of natural product which is commonly been found in several South East Asia Countries.

It is an important source of natural flavoring that is widely used in Asian countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and India.

The composition contained within the pandan leaf include alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, tannins and polyphenols each of which has its own function.

Several alkaloids such as pandanmine, pandamerilactones with pyrroline derived structures are found in the leaves with is potential activity for health. Pandanin is a single polypeptide chain avs molecular weight of 8 KDa and exhibits hemagglutinating activity toward rabbit erythrocytes. Pandanin also have a potential antiviral activities against human viruses e.g. herpes simplex virus type=1 (HSV-1) and influenza virus.

How to make pandan leaves juice?
*Wash the leaves
*Cut them to the smaller piece about 1 inch a piece
*Add some water and blend together until smooth
*Strain with a strainer or filter using cheese cloth.
Pandan leave juice

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