Kamias

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Maranatha Christian Academy
Imus Chapter

KAMIAS ( Averrhoa bilimbi) Extract as BROWNING INHIBITOR

An Investigatory Project Presented to the
Faculty of High School Department
(Science Department)

In Partial Fulfillment for the
Requirements in Science III
(Chemistry)

By
Dela Cruz, Jean Gabrielle
Baker, Louise Mae

3rd yr – Justice
March 2012

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Recommendation sheet …………………………………………………………...…...ii
Approval sheet………………………………………………………………………….iii
Acknowledgements…………………………………………………………………….iv
Abstract…………………………………………………………………………………..v Introduction………………………………………………………………...1 Background of the Study…………………………………………..1 Statement of the
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To our parents who have always been very understanding and supportive both financially and emotionally.
And above all, to the Almighty God, who never cease in loving us and for the continued guidance and protection.

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ABSTRACT
Statement of the Problem This is to assume the use of Kamias extract can be used as a Browning inhibitor. Specifically, it is about to answer the following questions: 1. How to make Kamias Browning Inhibitor? 2. Is the Kamias Browning Inhibitor effective? 3. Is there any negative effects?

Findings 1. Considered Acetic acid, and Oxalic acid as constituents. 2. The process in making the product was successful. No side effect was encountered because no harmful chemicals that are added during the process. Better than commercial ones in line with the safety because the product is natural and environment- friendly.

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Conclusion
Based from the following finding obtained from the study, the researchers therefore conclude that: 1. Kamias extract is an effective Browning Inhibitor. 2. Adults and Children can use this product. 3. Kamias Browning Inhibitor gives the fruits or vegetables more life span.

Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study
Kamias (Averrhoa bilimbi) is a small tree growing 5 to 12 meters high. Leaves are pinnate, 20-60 cm long, with hairy rachis and leaflets.…