Phytochemical and Nutrient Evaluation of the Leaves and Fruits of Nauclea Latifolia (Uvuru-ilu)
作者: Sunday Onyekwere EzeObinwa Ernest
作者单位: 1Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Abia State University, PMB 2000, Uturu, Nigeria
刊名: Communications in Applied Sciences, 2014, Vol.2 (1)
来源数据库: Infinity Press
原始语种摘要: The Phytochemical and Nutrient evaluation of the leaves and fruits of Naulcea latifolia (Uvuru-ilu) was undertaken because of the wide application of the plant in ethnomedicine. Ethanolic extracts of the plant parts were analysed for their phytochemicals, proximate composition including minerals and some vitamins using standard methods. The phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of bioactive compounds in the leaves and fruit samples. The leaves of Nauclea latifolia contained tannins 0.374%, alkaloid 2.387%, 0.373% flavonoid, 1.25% saponins, 0.377% phytate and 16.897mg/kg of HCN. The fruit also revealed the presence of 0.214%, 1.407% 0.433%, 0.833%, 0.377% and 9.270mg/kg for tannins, alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, phytates and cyanogenic glycosides respectively. The proximate...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • saponins 皂甙
  • phytochemical 植物化学的
  • tannins 鞣酸类
  • flavonoid 黄酮类
  • alkaloids 生物碱类
  • fruits 成果
  • extracts 摘记
  • analysis 分析
  • bioactive 对活质起作用的
  • carbohydrates 碳水化合物