In Kerala the leaves are used to make chembila curry and the roots are used in chembu puzhukku a traditional accompaniment to Kerala chembu Various other recipes also exist locally The stem and root are used in the preparation of stew and curry In Kerala chembu is planted in the month of May and can be harvested in December of the same year Secondary metabolites have been extensively used in the treatment of various health problems The role of solvent polarity on the phytochemical isolation and antioxidant capacity of Isatis tinctoria (woad) is elusive In the present study 14 solvents with different polarity were used in the extraction and total phenolic and flavonoid content (TPC and TFC) investigation

Anticancer Potentials of Phytochemicals from Some

Abstract A selected number of potential anticancer agents in phytochemicals isolated from some indigenous food and medicinal plants of the West African sub-region has been reviewed The attempt has benefited from a store of knowledge on the characterized and identified phytochemicals from indigenous plants by organic chemists in the past six or so decades

Abstract A selected number of potential anticancer agents in phytochemicals isolated from some indigenous food and medicinal plants of the West African sub-region has been reviewed The attempt has benefited from a store of knowledge on the characterized and identified phytochemicals from indigenous plants by organic chemists in the past six or so decades

selected antibiotics (Amoxicillin Tetracycline Doxycycline Ampiclox and Septrin at ) 400l/ml This suggests the possibility of using the ethanol extracts of O gratissimum in treating the diseases caused by the test organisms Keywords: Phytochemical analysis Antibacterial activity Vernonia amygdalina Ocimum

Apr 01 2018METHODS Standard methods were used for preliminary phytochemical analysis The total phenolic acid contents of the plant extracts were determined using the Folin-Ciocalteu method and the total flavonoid contents were determined using the aluminum chloride colorimetric method 1 1-Diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl and 2 2'-Azino-bis (3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6

Phytochemicals in Leaves and Roots of Selected Kenyan Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) Varieties International Journal of Food Science Vol 2020 Beneficial Effects of Dietary Polyphenols on High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity Linking with Modulation of Gut Microbiota

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The Kaya forests of coastal Kenya are thus one example of a phenomenon that has been described from many other African countries and other continents Communities living around these two forests depend on the diversity of flora for their livelihoods and medicinal requirements Joyce Jefwa Some Selected Medicinal Plants of Kaya Kauma and

May 20 2017Roots—i e the fleshy or woody roots of many African plant species are medicinal Most of the active ingredients are usually sequestered in the root bark rather than the woody inner part Bulbs—A bulb is an underground structure made up of numerous leaves of fleshy scales e g Allium sativa (garlic) and Allium cepa (onions)

Jun 20 20162 3 Phytochemical analysis of the plant extracts Phytochemical screening of the plant extracts was carried out using standard conventional protocols of Evans 2002 Sofowara 1993 Harborne 1973) for detecting the major components Appearance of froth after shaking and allowing to stand for 10 min on addition of distilled water to the powder

The bark leaves fruit roots and seeds of the Guyabano tree fruit are known since long for various medicinal uses The fruit and juice is used against worms and parasites to cool down fevers to increase lactation after childbirth can be crushed and then The seeds used against internal or external parasites head lice and worms [6]

Ascorbic acid flavonoid phenolic and antioxidant contents (in dry weight basis) in leaves and roots of nine Kenyan sweet potato varieties Flavonoid and phenolic compounds differed significantly () among varieties and with plant part being higher in leaves than in roots

leaves and stem bark of Caesalpinia pulcherrima and results revealed the presence of several phytoconstituents such as alkaloids cardiac glycoside steroids anthraquinones phenols tannins saponins flavonoids and reducing sugar with the bark possessing more of the phytochemicals

Phytochemical Analysis of Some Selected Plants and Families in the University Botanic Garden Of Maseno Kenya Rauvolfia species roots (reserpine) have been used to 2 3 Preparation of samples for phytochemical analysis Leaves of plants from families that recorded high number of member frequencies were collected in

Jun 26 20162 1 Preparation of Plant Extract and Antimicrobial Efficacy The fresh plant materials of selected plant (Table 1) were dried in open air protected from direct exposure to sunlight Dried plant materials were separately powdered and extracted with 95% methanol or n-hexane using Soxhlet method while aqueous extracts were prepared by soaking plant

Antidiarrheal cytotoxic and thrombolytic activities of

Phytochemical screening antioxidant thrombolytic α-amylase inhibition and cytotoxic activities of ethanol extract of Steudnera colocasiifolia K Koch leaves J Young Pharm 2016 8: 391-397 [24] Asaduzzaman M Rana M Hasan S Hossain M Das NJI

Jan 23 2019The presence of phytochemicals such as alkaloids flavonoids saponins tannins terpenoids cardiac glycosides and phlobatannins contribute to therapeutic property From ancient time leafy vegetables are used in our diet as medicine because of their ability to produce several secondary metabolites of complex structure having anti-microbial

Aim: To determine and compare the phytochemical composition and antioxidant activities of methanolic extracts of Jackfruit roots leaves and bark found in selected regions of Kenya and Uganda Study Design: A total of 192 samples of leaves roots and barks were obtained from 64 different Original Research Article

Phytochemical screening Phytochemical analyses were conducted on aqueous and chloroform: methanol (1:1) crude extracts from the leaves stem bark and the roots of S longepedunculata for the presence of steroids alkaloids tannins anthraquinones flavonoids and saponins using standard methods In vivo determination of antimalarial activity

Secondary metabolites have been extensively used in the treatment of various health problems The role of solvent polarity on the phytochemical isolation and antioxidant capacity of Isatis tinctoria (woad) is elusive In the present study 14 solvents with different polarity were used in the extraction and total phenolic and flavonoid content (TPC and TFC) investigation

Phytochemicals in Leaves and Roots of Selected Kenyan Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) Varieties Table 3 Ascorbic acid flavonoid phenolic and antioxidant contents (in dry weight basis) in leaves and roots of nine Kenyan sweet potato varieties

The leaves stem bark and root bark of Ekebergia senegalensis which has some traditional medicinal applications were investigated Phytochemical analysis gave positive results for carbohydrates glycosides saponins tannins and alkaloids The crude methanol extracts showed growth inhibitory effects on Salmonella typhi Pseudomonas Klebsiella Bacillus subtilis

Apr 18 2003Stoichiometric and kinetic values of phenolics against DPPH (2 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl) were determined for Andean purple corn (Zea mays L ) and red sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) Both crops had higher antioxidant capacity and antiradical kinetics than blueberries and higher or similar anthocyanin and phenolic contents The second-order rate

ANTIBACTERIAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF Phyllanthus niruri ON SELECTED BACTERIA ABSTRACT The antibacterial and phytochemical properties of the leaf stem and root extracts of Phyllanthus niruri were carried out against Escherichia coli Pseudomonas aeruginosa Salmonella sp and Staphylococcus aureus

May 01 2017A leaf decoction of C sylvaticus is used as a body wash to treat oedema caused by kwashiorkor and tuberculosis in Kenya and Tanzania Leaf root and stem bark decoction is taken orally as remedy for tuberculosis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Kenya and Tanzania while wood scrapings are rubbed onto the feet of a person with elephantiasis in

Aug 01 2015The plants of the genus Salvia L are important medicinal herbs of the Lamiaceae family and some of them such as S officinalis (sage) S miltiorrhiza (red sage Danshen) and S sclarea (clary sage) have been used as medicinal plants in the folk medicine of several countries In this review we discuss the reports that have examined Salvia species with the aim of