Phytochemical Screening of the Bark of Vernonia Amygdalina

Afolabi, Olakunle B. and Oyeyemi, A.O. and Obafemi, T.B. and Awe, Joseph.O (2014) Phytochemical Screening of the Bark of Vernonia Amygdalina. Journals of Natural Science Research, 4 (7). pp. 50-42. ISSN 2225-0921

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Abstract

The bark of vernoniaamygdalina has been selected for this work in order to ascertain the natural and medicinal endowment based on the ethnobotanical evidences of the plant. Phytochemical screening was carried out on the bark of vernoniaamygdalina (bitter leave), using both methanolic and chloroform extracts, this screening analysis confirmed the presence of saponins, alkaloids, cardiac glycosides, anthraquinones and phobatannins. Keywords: Phytochemical Screening, Vernoniaamygdalina.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phytochemical Screening, Vernoniaamygdalina.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QR Microbiology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Tayo Okunlola
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2016 17:57
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2016 17:57
URI: http://eprints.abuad.edu.ng/id/eprint/969

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