Phytochemical and Proximate Analysis of the Leaf, Stem and Root of Securinega Virosa
The study investigated phytochemical and proximate analysis of the leaf, stem and root of Securinega virosa. The plant sample was dried under room temperature and grounded into powdered before extraction of the phytochemical using Soxhlet extractor. Result of the screening, shows that there are various phytochemicals such as saponin, alkaloid and tannin among others. The result of the study also showed the plant contain protein, crude fibre, moisture among others. Therefore, the study recommends that phytochemical properties of Securinega virosa should be harness and used in the treatment of diseases.
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