Phytochemical and Proximate Analysis of the Leaf, Stem and Root of Securinega Virosa

  • Omaka Onyekachi Maeveacademic Research Laboratory
Keywords: : phytochemical, Poximate,, 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.

Author Biography

Omaka Onyekachi, Maeveacademic Research Laboratory

Awka, Anambra State Nigeria


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How to Cite
Omaka Onyekachi. (2020). Phytochemical and Proximate Analysis of the Leaf, Stem and Root of Securinega Virosa. International Journal of Agriculture, Biology & Environment ( E-ISSN 2582-6107 ), 1(1), 30-39. Retrieved from