Phytociiemical Analysis Of Stem And Leaves Of Gongronema Latifolia (Benth);- Ochu, Amanda U.

Ochu Amanda Ugochinyere | 66 pages (14336 words) | Projects

ABSTRACT

Gongronema latifolia is a leafy vegetable used as a medicinal plant and a food ~ lasoning in both rural and urban areas. The leaves arc used in cooking while the cm is boiled and the inf us ion is drained for drinking. The infusion is believed lo 1 Ip reduce blood sugar level. Sometimes, the leaves arc chewed raw. hytochemical analysis of (he stem and leaves showed the presence of tannins, Jkaloid, flavonoid and saponin using the AOAC methods. The phytochcmical halysis of the powdered leaves of Gongronema latifolia showed high pncentration of tannin, moderate concentration of saponnin and alkaloid and low jpncentration of navonoid. The result showed that the quantity of tannins is more [gnificant in the leaves than in the stem while the quantity of saponin in the stem ~ higher than that of the leaf. The navonoid quantities of the leaf arc more p!niftcant to the flavonoid quantities of the stem. The alkaloid quantity or the tear }$ higher than the quantity found in the stem. People consuming this vegetable hould be cautious of the implications of consuming very high quantities of these emicals.

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APA

OCHU, U (2023). Phytociiemical Analysis Of Stem And Leaves Of Gongronema Latifolia (Benth);- Ochu, Amanda U.. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Apr 23, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/phytociiemical-analysis-of-stem-and-leaves-of-gongronema-latifolia-benth-ochu-amanda-u-7-2

MLA 8th

UGOCHINYERE, OCHU. "Phytociiemical Analysis Of Stem And Leaves Of Gongronema Latifolia (Benth);- Ochu, Amanda U." Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 11 Dec. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/phytociiemical-analysis-of-stem-and-leaves-of-gongronema-latifolia-benth-ochu-amanda-u-7-2. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

UGOCHINYERE, OCHU. "Phytociiemical Analysis Of Stem And Leaves Of Gongronema Latifolia (Benth);- Ochu, Amanda U.". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 11 Dec. 2023. Web. 23 Apr. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/phytociiemical-analysis-of-stem-and-leaves-of-gongronema-latifolia-benth-ochu-amanda-u-7-2 >.

Chicago

UGOCHINYERE, OCHU. "Phytociiemical Analysis Of Stem And Leaves Of Gongronema Latifolia (Benth);- Ochu, Amanda U." Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 23 Apr. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/phytociiemical-analysis-of-stem-and-leaves-of-gongronema-latifolia-benth-ochu-amanda-u-7-2

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